10/28/2014 - The U.S. Justice Department brought its first criminal espionage charges against nation-state actors in May when it accused five Chinese officials of hacking into the networks of six American businesses.
10/23/2014 - At least 70 percent of devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT) are vulnerable to attack, according to a report from Hewlett-Packard’s security unit Fortify, released in July. The study analyzed a range of IoT devices, from remote power outlets to home alarms and even sprinkler controllers. According to the study, vulnerabilities include weak passwords, insecure password recovery mechanisms, and poorly protected credentials.
10/07/2014 - Personal digital devices are so popular that employees are bringing them into the workplace without management approval. This bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend can lead to security threats.
09/11/2014 - Nearly five million Gmail usernames and passwords have been made public by Russian hackers, Salesforce has warned its customers of targeted malware aimed at stealing login credentials, and cybersecurity experts gathered to discuss protecting sales systems.