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New requirements for the secure design and development of modern payment software

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published new requirements for the secure design and development of modern payment software. The PCI Secure Software Standard and the PCI Secure Lifecycle (Secure SLC)

Software

Mining malware evades agent-based cloud security solutions

Cloud infrastructures are a growing target for threat actors looking to mine cryptocurrency, as their vast computational power allows them to multiply the mining malware’s effect. Keeping its presence from being noticed

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Risk managers see cybersecurity as the biggest threat to business

Sword GRC canvassed amost 150 risk managers from highly risk-aware organizations worldwide for their opinions. Overall, cybersecurity was seen as the biggest risk to business by a quarter of organizations. Click here

IT Compliance

Why Compliance Does Not Equal Security

A company can be 100% compliant and yet 100% owned by cyber criminals. Many companies document every cybersecurity measure and check all appropriate compliance boxes. Even after all that, they

BYOD/Big Data Hardware/Network

Security in an IoT World: Your Big Data Problem is Getting Bigger

It’s that time of year for prediction articles and the number has become almost overwhelming. This year, one of the trending topics I’ve noticed is the growth in Internet of

Industry Insights

2018 Proved Highest Funding Year for Cybersecurity

Despite a 28% decrease in cybersecurity startups during 2017, global venture capital funding for cybersecurity rebounded with record high investments, according to Strategic Cyber Ventures. Though last year saw $5.3 billion

Identity Theft

Lessons From Some Of The World’s Largest Data Breaches, And The Way Forward

“What I did 50 years ago is 4,000 times easier to do today because of technology,” says Frank Abagnale, 70-year-old FBI security consultant and former con man. His exploits as a check

Software

6 Best Practices For Increasing Security In AWS In A Zero Trust World

Enterprises are rapidly accelerating the pace at which they’re moving workloads to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for greater cost, scale and speed advantages. And while AWS leads all others as

Software

Encryption is key to protecting information as it travels outside the network

A new Vera report reveals stark numbers behind the mounting toll of data breaches triggered by cybercrime and accidents. One of the most recognized and mandated security controls, installed encryption tools protect

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Cyber risk management and return on deception investment

This article is fifth in a five-part series being developed by Dr. Edward Amoroso in conjunction with the deception technology team from Attivo Networks. The article provides an overview of