Tracing bitcoin transactions, some security experts suspect multiple gangs have each amassed more than $1 billion, making them the equivalent of "unicorns" - a term venture capitalists apply to extremely successful startup firms. In case there was any doubt, cybercrime really does pay.
The Maharashtra government has appointed senior IPS officer and IT expert Brijesh Singh as Special IG-Cybercrime. Experts analyze expectations for the new head and discuss what should be his agenda for tackling cybercrime.
Common mistakes enterprises make while prescribing a security or information assurance policy may result in big security flaws. CISOs must define security policies that are practical and enforceable, evolved through consensus with the business.
As nations worldwide struggle with effective cyber legislation, Europe leads. Dr. Henning Wegener, chairman at World Federation Of Scientists' Permanent Monitoring Panel on InfoSec, speaks to what makes this possible.
Qatar's national cybersecurity agenda is designed to ensure that security policies help businesses strike the right balance between security and economic growth, says Khalid Al Hashmi, a top official in the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology.
India's cybersecurity efforts so far demonstrate a lack of coherent direction and strategic vision from the government. Unless leaders get their act together, this deficiency will hamper India's digital dreams.
Hyatt warns that it's the latest hotel chain to fall victim to POS malware. It's offered scant breach-related details, but lots of bromides about taking payment card security seriously and urging customers to keep paying by card.
Malaysia expects to witness increased incidents of commercial fraud, ransomware and online scams in 2016. Cybersecurity head Amiruddin Abdul Wahab drives the agenda for securing cyberspace and discusses measures to tackle threats.
What's it like to be a CIO or CISO at an enterprise where everyone is a security expert? What are some of the unique challenges and advantages? Blue Coat Systems CIO Chris Birrell shares his experiences in this role.
A panel of experts at the DSCI summit discuss security and privacy imperatives for enterprises to help secure the digital age. As threat vectors grow, it is mandated to gain greater visibility into the infrastructure for quick action.
New guidance for cyber-resilience, vendor management and breach notification are expected for New York state banks in early 2016. And the tone set by these guidelines may have a ripple effect, influencing the actions of federal banking regulators.
It's that time of the year. DSCI's Annual Security Summit and its Excellence Awards have arrived. Here are some of the exciting sessions and speakers that I will definitely be checking out at this year's event.
Security experts are warning that Internet-connected devices - including toys - should be treated as insecure and untrusted until proven otherwise. Have our collective information security shortcomings ever been more seasonally appropriate - or scarier?