risk management

Opinion: Disrupt Fraud by Devaluing Data

In-brief: companies that want to make life difficult for cyber criminals can start by moving valuable data off the front lines and finding ways to use less valuable information to verify the identity of their customers, writes Keir Breitenfeld, who works for Experian’s Fraud & Identity Solutions group.

Exclusive: Mirai Attack Was Costly For Dyn, Data Suggests

In-brief: More than 14,000 Internet domains stopped using managed DNS services from Dyn, the New Hampshire based company, following an October botnet attack on the company, data from Bitsight suggests.

FCC Wary of Security Mandates for Internet of Things | Morning Consult

In-brief: Despite urging from lawmakers on Capitol Hill, the FCC is wary of changing rules to give ISPs a freer hand in cutting off access for infected Internet of Things devices, according to a report.

Should we treat Medical Device Security as a Public Health Issue?

In-brief: The security of medical devices should be addressed as a public health issue says Dr. Dale Nordenberg in a recent interview. 

Podcast: An Actuary’s View of Cyber Risk

In-brief: Fifty eight percent of risk managers in a recent survey listed cyber security as a top risk for their organization – double the percentage from an identical survey in 2009. But why? In this Security Ledger podcast, we talk with Max Rudolph of the Society of Actuaries and author of a recent report on cyber risk.