Citing compliance failures, Chrome will distrust Symantec certificates – Cyberscoop

Two of the biggest names on the internet embarked on a game of chicken this week over the little green padlock in the address bar. Browser behemoth Chrome, citing what it says are repeated failures by security giant Symantec to comply with the rules governing the issuance of internet security certificates, is threatening to stop fully trusting them.

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zero Days, Thousands of Nights: The Life and Times of Zero-Day Vulnerabilities and Their Exploits | RAND

Zero-day software vulnerabilities—security holes that developers haven't fixed or aren't aware of—can lurk undetected for years. They are useful in cyber operations and in defensive and academic settings. Whether to disclose or stockpile them is an ongoing debate. Source: Zero Days, Thousands of Nights: The Life and Times of Zero-Day Vulnerabilities and Their Exploits |

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

EDRM releases new Security Audit Questionnaire

Durham, NC – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the release of a new Security Audit Questionnaire, a practical tool for evaluating the security capabilities of corporations, law firms, cloud providers, and third parties offering electronic discovery or managed services. “E-discovery increasingly involves very large volumes of potentially sensitive data, and multiple

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Friend Or Foe? State Attorneys General Start To Change Their Tune On Industry & Cybersecurity – Data Protection – United States

Craig Rapp, the head of the Ohio AG's CyberOhio initiative discussed in the linked article, will be one our speakers at the April 27-28 Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference. Should businesses be thought of as victims or bad actors when it comes to data breaches? United States Data Protection Foley Hoag LLP 4 Mar 2017

By | March 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Former NSA director: It’s time to trash the federal cybersecurity hierarchy – Cyberscoop

Former NSA Director Keith Alexander told senators Thursday that the government should undertake a massive reorganization effort that would consolidate some current cybersecurity responsibilities split between the FBI, Homeland Security Department, Defense Department and intelligence community, into a single entity. “When we talk to the agencies they don’t understand their roles and responsibilities,” said Alexander,

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments