The commander of U.S. Cyber Command said last week that the Office of Personnel Management hack of millions of records of federal workers shows a new trend toward using Big Data analytics for both nation-state and criminal cyber attacks.
CS Digest Section: Cloud Computing
Most federal agencies are far from maximizing the potential of the cloud to realize enormous efficiency gains and cost reductions.
Popular cloud storage services such as Google Drive and Dropbox can be abused by malicious actors in what experts call "Man-in-the-Cloud" (MITC) attacks.
The military would provide physical and cyber security, the firms would bring the cost and scalability benefits of cloud technology.
Researchers with security consultancy VerSprite have unearthed several vulnerabilities in Western Digital's My Cloud NAS product, which can be exploited by local and remote attackers to achieve root access to the device.
More than half of critical infrastructure organizations admit that they have insecure IT products and services deployed on their networks.
A recent research paper shows that most Cloud-Based Security Providers (CBSP) are ineffective in protecting websites from DDoS attacks, mainly because they cannot entirely hide the origin website's IP address from attackers.
In a move many consider long overdue, Microsoft and Red Hat on Wednesday announced a new partnership through which Microsoft will offer Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the preferred choice for enterprise Linux workloads on Azure.
Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) technology yeilding in importance to intelligence-driven security