DDoS attacks on U.S. banks and credit unions have resumed, just as industry experts predicted. Security specialist Bill Stewart says this wave is yet another sign that institutions must bolster defenses.
Malware, DDoS and mobile security aside, one of the biggest risks is organizations' lack of visibility into specific threats. Don Gray of Solutionary explains the need for actionable threat intelligence.
In recent months the Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit has found that the healthcare industry is particularly vulnerable to advanced threats, with many of the most prevalent malware tools used by Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups affecting the healthcare industry at a rate comparable to or greater than its...
Although hacktivists announced suspension of DDoS attacks against banks, other industries are now getting hit, and banks can't afford to get complacent because of the fraud risk, says security specialist Bill Stewart.
It's not malware, crime rings or hacktivists. What, then, are among the threats that concern security leaders most? CISO Tom Newton offers new insight on today's top threats and strategies to combat them.
In the last few months, major U.S. banking institutions have been victims of a powerful wave of distributed-denial-of-service attacks that combine three different attack tools. These "Triple Crown" attacks take DDoS to a whole new level. How can institutions improve their defenses?
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How are banks responding to DDoS phase 2? "From a technology standpoint, we have improved our defenses quite a bit," says Dan Holden of Arbor Networks. Experts discuss top DDoS lessons banks have learned.
Which fraud trends need the most attention from U.S. banking institutions in 2013? Distributed-denial-of-service attacks and account takeover, says FS-ISAC's Bill Nelson, who offers fraud-fighting tips.