LADIES, here’s one for you: Diversity, or the lack thereof, in the cybersecurity field is not a new concern.
According to statistics from the US-based International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC²), a non-profit industry education and certification body, only a 10th of cybersecurity professionals in the world are women.
Important security research into hackable surveillance cameras has been quashed by a legal threat. Gianni Gnesa, a consultant at the Swiss cyber-security company, Ptrace Security was due to give a lecture on Thursday at Singapore's Hack in the Box conference. And he would have too, if his research didn't reveal that some of IP surveillance cameras have considerable vulnerabilities in them.
BECOMING a penetration tester – or a ‘hacker’ in less polite company – is a rare thing in this part of the world, as Asian parents often push their children to become doctors, engineers or bankers.
This makes Lyon Yang (pic above), senior security consultant with Vantage Point Security, pretty much an outlier.
The European Court of Justice today struck down the 15-year-old data transfer agreement between the European Union and the US. Here's how to begin to prepare for the fallout.
The annual Ponemon Institute Cost of Cyber Crime Study reports a rising cost in the U.S. and globally.
With a seemingly endless stream of breaches reported over the course of the past year, it should come as no surprise that costs associated with cyber-crime are on the rise. The annual Ponemon Institute 2015 Cost of Cyber Crime Study, sponsored by Hewlett-Packard, came out Oct. 6, reporting that in the United States the average annualized cost of cyber-crime is now $15 million, up 19 percent over the 2014 report.