NEWS & ANALYSIS
Apr 28, 2009 -During a congressinal hearing today exploring a national strategy for cybersecurity, a noted cybersecurity expert appealed for the federal government to use its procurement strength to force vendors to deliver safer IT systems.
Mar 30, 2009 -Cybercrime is again on the rise, and the United States boasts both the most cybercriminals and victims, according to a British paper.
Mar 23, 2009 -Experts at Visa's annual security summit last week warned that cybercriminals are moving onto new and easier to exploit targets for their malicious software: small-to-medium-sized businesses, according to Dark Reading.
Feb 06, 2009 -A phishing scam involving fake parking tickets and a fake Web site uncovered in Grand Forks, North Dakota, could be the future of malicious activity on the Internet, says an IT security specialist.
Feb 04, 2009 -Corporations are unwittingly becoming the biggest IT security threat to their customers, according to IBM's X-Force Threat Analysis Service.
Jan 14, 2009 -Underscoring the importance of cybersecurity for the private and public sectors, a coalition of the world's leading cybersecurity organizations has jointly released a list of the 25 most dangerous programming errors that can lead to vulnerabilities easily exploited by cybercriminals and cyberspies.
Dec 15, 2008 -The frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks have escalated throughout 2008, reports the San Diego-based Cisco Systems.
Dec 10, 2008 -The global recession will lead to a rise of cybercrime worldwide, as governments' attention to cybercrime is deflected toward more pressing economic problems, according to 2009 cybercrime forecasts from leading IT security firms.
Dec 05, 2008 -There has been a sudden surge of security events online over the past four months, according to IBM's X-Force, an elite team of IT security experts.
Nov 24, 2008 -The total value of advertised goods in the underground cybereconomy is valued at $276 million, according to a new report from Symantec, which monitored the criminal activity between July 2007 and June 2008.