MonthSeptember 2017

Best and Worst Security Functions to Outsource

Which security functions are best handled by third parties, and which should be kept in-house? Experts weigh in.

Apple Shares More Data with US in First Half of 2017

Device-based data requests from government agencies dropped in the first half over last year, but Apple fulfilled a higher percentage of those requests, according to its transparency report.

Whole Foods Reports Credit Card Breach

The breach affects customers of certain Whole Foods taprooms and table-service restaurants.

Apple Mac Models Vulnerable to Targeted Attacks

Several updated Mac models don't receive EFI security fixes, putting machines at risk for targeted cyberattacks.

Analyzing Cybersecurity’s Fractured Educational Ecosystem

We have surprisingly little data on how to evaluate infosec job candidates academic qualifications. That needs to change.

CISOs Offer Soup-to-Nuts C-Suite Strategy

Chief information security officers from Dell, RCB Bank and other organizations share what it takes to become a security exec, sit in the C-Suite, and keep the job.

What Face ID means for iOS and device access

The most obvious difference between the upcoming iPhone X and every iOS device that preceded it is the loss of the iconic Home button. For years, it has served as the fingerprint sensor for Apple's Touch ID technology, offering easy and secure unlocking of the device as well as authentication for transactions.

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Key Security Innovations Focus on Policy and Tech

The New York Cyber Task Force says strategic innovations, not only technical ones, have made the biggest difference.

Report: Bank Email Fraud Increases since Equifax Breach

Cyberthieves are impersonating banks to send bogus "secure" bank email messages.

Central Banks Propose Better Inter-Bank Security

Institutions from the world's largest economies want to improve security following abuse of inter-bank messaging and payment systems.