File Integrity Monitoring Blog
Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on IT security and compliance from industry experts New Net Technologies.
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Electronic payment gateway solutions provider CHARGE Anywhere stated last Tuesday that an attack against its network resulted in hackers gaining access to payment card data for transactions processed through many merchants.
Brian Krebs has now provided some detailed insight to the recent Sony Pictures Entertainment breach, revealing that the hack was far more complex and potentially damaging than was first understood.
As if the currently known and understood threats weren't enough to be worried about, in this article, TK Keanini on DarkReading.com has presented some hypothetical - but very tangible - future security nightmares.
Reports emerging today make great headlines even though the suggestion is that it was 'only' the unclassified network and no harm has been done. How do White House network user credentials get compromised in the first place?
"Drawing from the survey’s conclusions, PwC notes that it is critical for companies to focus on rapid detection of security intrusions and to have an effective, timely response"
PWC State of Information Security Survey 2015
As Thanksgiving approaches it serves as a reminder that this time last year, hackers were getting ready to invoke what turned out to be the most infamous security breach of 2013, resulting in the loss of over 40M payment card details from Target stores.
It may be that organizations are beginning to realize that traditional information security defense mechanisms are not sufficient against cyber criminals with constantly changing threat tactics. Even so, in this evolving threat landscape, many organizations are not utilizing the best protection to prevent cyber-attacks.
A recent study suggesting that 41% of organizations are planning to increase their IT security budget by 16% in 2014 will, of course, comes as welcome news to those who operate within the industry.
Interesting article in Business Computing World resonated with our views on the threat landscape of today and why a real-time file integrity monitoring approach is increasingly being seen as an essential security best practice.
This opinion piece is receiving coverage in a number of publications and has ignited the debate about just how effective anti-virus is today and why file integrity monitoring is now essential.
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