Imperva would neither confirm nor deny it helped defend the Vatican website from a hacktivist assault last year, but the IT security provider's director of security, Rob Rachwald, explains how such an attack was constructed and defended.
Five years ago, the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers began as an organization to bring standardization to the penetration testing industry. Today, CREST's scope is expanding across industries and global regions, says president Ian Glover.
Complexity is among the most significant information risk challenges IT security practitioners face. Mobile and cloud computing, new technologies, outsourcing and growing threats from malware and people make managing risk more complex.
These new sites now make Information Security Media Group the largest global network of information security-focused media sites, reaching the most diverse audience of decision-makers in each of ISMG's key markets.
Fraud threats have changed little in the past decade. But their global scale has, and James Ratley, president of the ACFE, details how fraud examiners must change their approach to fighting these crimes in 2012.
2011 has offered quite a number of tough lessons for security professionals. Here at (ISC)2, where security education is our focus, the close of another year raises the old teacher's question: "What have we learned, class?"
Bank of America's Keith Gordon says securing the mobile channel is much like securing any other banking channel: Controlling risks requires layers of security and controls. But educating customers plays a key security function, too.