Posts Tagged 'security management'

I talk quite a bit about technologies and threats but this can run the risk of ignoring one of the most critical elements – the professionals that we depend on to keep us safe.  Less attention is paid to the human function in IT security and I’m not sure why; but it is worth noting […]

Verizon’s recent release of the 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) provided its usual valuable insights into the state and scale of cyberattacks. But those of us who spend our waking hours enhancing and fine-tuning cybersecurity defense tend to watch for one measurement in particular in such reports: the breach discovery gap. The breach discovery […]

While kids today are the beneficiaries of amazing technology, there are casualties to growing up digital we can’t deny. We know the hit that education, relationships, and even a child’s very health can take when we don’t help kids balance their tech. But what about the more subtle losses our kids are incurring that are […]

The third meeting of the International Standards Organization’s (ISO) Special Working Group (SWG) on (Internet of Things) recently took place in Chongqing, China.  The purpose of the SWG is essentially to assess what has been done to date related to IoT standards and provide guidance to ISO about the ISO so that the existing standards […]

In the McAfee Labs Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2013, one of our primary topics was “the cybercrime industry and point-of-sale (POS) attacks.” During our monthly #SecChat, held last Tuesday, we decided to take this hot button issue and run with it — discussing the role that off-the-shelf POS malware, online black markets, virtual currencies, and […]