During a briefing at the annual Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas on August 7, researchers from Israeli security company Check Point revealed how Facebook-owned WhatsApp could be hacked to change the text of a message and the identity of the sender.
Every day, it seems, another data security disaster puts our personal information at risk. If it's not a major hotel or restaurant chain getting hacked, it's a financial institution.
Privacy is about to become a large industry. Research firm Gartner, best known for crunching device market share data, says organizations need to be thinking about both individuals and society as a result of privacy and security trends.
We've passed the halfway mark for 2019. I know. I'm just as shocked as you are. There are only 5 months left until Christmas.
Every time Eric Evans reads a report about government officials paying thousands of dollars in ransom to computer hackers to recover stolen data, it gives him the chills.
Capgemini Research Institute surveyed 850 senior executives from seven industries, including consumer products, retail, banking, insurance, automotive, utilities, and telecom. 20% of the executive respondents are CIOs, and 10% are CISOs.
"When terrorists misuse the internet," Facebook explained in a blog post on Wednesday, July 24, "they often upload the same piece of content to multiple platforms to maximize their reach."
Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) offers real value to security teams. I established that in my last article, Introduction to Cyber Threat Intelligence: What Can It Do For You?