Security Awareness Training and Insider Threats
- November 07, 2019
A Trend Micro employee stole and sold customer support data, which was used by a malicious third-party actor to scam consumer customers of the cybersecurity company.
- September 12, 2019
Common security risks can be mitigated or prevented, according to a panel at DerbyCon. But users need to feel empowered to speak up, and education needs to be better.
- September 10, 2019
One expert showed the crowd at DerbyCon that proper attribution of a cyberattack requires multiple indicators in order to avoid being fooled by a false flag attempt.
- August 19, 2019
Confidence in the security of the 2020 election spanned the gamut, depending on who you asked at DEF CON's Voting Village, with local officials more optimistic than technologists.
- March 22, 2019
Facebook learned three months ago that hundreds of millions of passwords were stored internally in plaintext, but it didn't disclose the issue or notify users until the news leaked.
- March 07, 2019
Find out what's happening at the at the 2019 RSA Conference in San Francisco, the information security industry's biggest event, with breaking news and analysis by the SearchSecurity team.
- March 06, 2019
At the recent RSA Conference, FBI Director Christopher Wray called for public-private partnerships to fend off cyberadversaries and threats.
- February 15, 2019
More than two-thirds of employees share passwords with colleagues, research reveals. Experts sound off on what's fueling poor password practices and how to solve the problem.
- August 15, 2018
While burnout, depression and PTSD can affect anyone, infosec mental health still doesn't often get the attention it deserves, but Black Hat 2018 attempted to change that.
- April 25, 2018
Rachel Tobac discusses how to train employees to avoid social engineering attacks and how individuals can keep themselves safe with awareness and by being 'politely paranoid.'
- December 13, 2017
According to a new survey from CA Veracode, breach awareness regarding recent major cyber incidents was low among executives, managers and directors, surprising some experts.
- April 06, 2017
Evidence points to Chinese hacking group APT10 conducting economic espionage in the breach of a trade policy group prior to U.S.-China trade summit talks in Florida.
- March 02, 2017
A new SEC filing details who knew about the major Yahoo security breach in 2014, but experts are confused by the repercussions of the announcement.
- December 22, 2016
Yahoo breach data from 1 billion users was sold to multiple groups on the deep web and questionable breach reporting kept Yahoo from informing users for months.
- December 15, 2016
A second Yahoo breach was disclosed, with more than 1 billion accounts compromised and users left at risk of further attacks for three years.