“Seriously?” my teen daughter shrieked. “What a jerk!” With a few angry finger jabs to her home screen she shut off her phone, shoved it into her backpack, and looked out the car window. “What is it?” I asked. “Nothing. It’s gross.” “What’s gross?” “Nothing.” I know my daughter well enough to know that she […]

Companies appear to be recognizing the need for increased incident-response spending. Today the SANS Institute released a new incident-response survey that we co-sponsored, with some useful and encouraging findings for practitioners and managers of security operations. There’s quite a bit of good news. At least in part thanks to the increased integration of correlation and […]

The massive amount of log, event and flow data within the SIEM offers security analysts answers to essential security questions such as “who is accessing critical business systems,” or, more importantly, “was there any anomalous activity before, during or after the connection?” To get all these answers, though, users need to filter, correlate, and view […]

I am sharing this article, written by Shelly Tzoumas – Thanks, Shelly! How close are relentless cyber criminals to hacking your mobile device—really? Security reports indicate 1 in 5 Android apps contain malware. What do you need to know? To find out, Shelly sat down with Alex Hinchliffe, Mobile Malware Research Manager at Intel Security, who […]

These past weeks have not been kind to those seeking privacy for conducting illicit activities. The Ashley Madison hack came to a head with 9.7 gigabytes (GB) of private data and company communications being released online for all to see. The fallout is ongoing, and many are left wondering how the data was published. It was […]