The success of Operation SAMBRE, a global cybercrime investigation into the theft of billions of dollars from banks throughout the world, proves why information sharing between law enforcement and the private sector is key to battling cybercrime.
While the banking industry in India has achieved some security maturity, India Post will be starting from scratch as it launches India Post Payments Bank. But the new bank will have the opportunity to build security into its infrastructure and processes, rather than bolting it on later.
The Yahoo breach - and the theft of unencrypted security questions and answers - is a reminder to use unique passwords and security questions, store them using a password safe and take advantage of two-factor authentication whenever it's available.
Security expert Sean Sullivan isn't surprised that the massive 2014 breach of Yahoo, which exposed at least 500 million account details, only recently came to light. Here's why, as well as what users must learn from this breach.
Don't leap to conclusions on the basis of a new report that suggests Yahoo is preparing to warn the world that it was hacked and lost hundreds of millions of users' account credentials. Someone may simply have harvested passwords reused on other sites.
If Russia is, indeed, meddling with the U.S. election, there's an obvious explanation: It's irritated by U.S. policy. But if Russia's frustration is being expressed through cyberattacks, how can the U.S. respond?
The need for an adaptive security approach, the shift from breach prevention to detection and a surge in spending on information security were some of the key themes at the recent Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in Mumbai.
A new research project called Amnesia tackles the password management problem by not storing full data in any one place where it can be hacked. But does this proposed solution truly offer better password security?