risk management

A New Great Game: Russia, China, North Korea heighten Cyber Risk

In-brief: Russia, China and North Korea are increasingly willing to use offensive cyber operations to weaken their enemies, including the United States, according to a report by the firm Flashpoint, which released its Business Risk Index report on Tuesday.

Survey: Risk Management Pros Fear Internet of Things

In-brief: Risk professionals expect a “catastrophic” security incident within the next 24 months that stems from insecure Internet of Things devices, a survey by The Ponemon Institute found. 

Mush and Muscle: Mixed Reaction to Trump’s Executive Order on Cyber

In-brief: President Donald Trump made good on a long-held campaign promise Thursday, signing a tough-talking executive order to strengthen the cyber security of federal networks. But experts worry that the Order comes with too few specifics.

Report: we’ll know antivirus is dead when it goes quiet

In-brief: anti-virus software may go out with neither a bang nor a whimper – but utter silence. That’s if the trend towards cyber criminal actors using file-less malware continues, according to a new report. 

Boris Beckers Twitter Account was hacked.

Twitter Hack is latest to underscore Third Party App Risk

In-brief: security experts are warning about the threat posed by third-party applications that tap into prominent social media platforms like Twitter after accounts belonging to media organizations and prominent personalities were hacked and hijacked to display messages accusing Dutch and German officials of Nazi sympathies.