IT security leaders debate their cyber threat challenges

By Jennifer Scott

The IT industry is caught in an increasingly tough battle against cyber crime and the professionals tasked with looking after information security face an onslaught of challenges and attacks.

Computer Weekly, in association with Trend Micro, invited a group of IT security leaders to a roundtable debate in Edinburgh to discuss what issues they were facing in the workplace, as well as how to address the threats.

DDoS Mitigation – Choosing a Cloud-based solution

by paganinip on June 10th, 2013

DDoS-Mitigation An introduction of DDoS mitigation techniques focused on Cloud-based DDoS Mitigation solution, an approach implemented by many companies.

Despite their prevalence, DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks have been erroneously considered minor attacks by some parts of the security community due their “limited” duration. Victims of DDoS attacks are typically forced to interrupt their services for a few hours without any other observable damage.

 Recent events, however, have demonstrated that the impact of DDoS attacks is much more than meets the eye. Not only can these attacks inflict huge economic losses, they can also have a serious impact on the reputation and image of the victimized company or organization.

Linux και Malware

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Κακόβουλο λογισμικό σε Linux;

Το αρθράκι αυτό δημοσιεύτηκε στο τεύχος 9 του LinuxInside 

Stuxnet, Duqu και Flame μπορεί να μην λένε τίποτα σαν ονόματα στον απλό χρήστη αλλά σίγουρα όσοι ασχολούνται με την ασφάλεια των πληροφοριακών συστημάτων αντιλαμβάνονται ότι πρόκειται για τρεις μορφές πολύ επικινδύνου κακόβουλου λογισμικού.

Letting Companies Hack the Hackers: What Could Go Wrong?

Joshua Brustein June 03, 2013 

The idea of corporations using hacking techniques against cybercriminals has been a matter of contention in computer-security circles for years. The debate ramped up in the past week after an independent commission of former high-level intelligence, defense, and diplomatic officials suggested that U.S. corporations be allowed to use otherwise illegal hacking techniques to combat the hackers, some of whom are presumed to be at least loosely affiliated with foreign governments.

Είμαστε ασφαλείς στο διαδίκτυο; Trend Micro Infographic

June 1, 2013 19:27

Είμαστε ασφαλείς στο διαδίκτυο; Αυτό είναι ένα ερώτημα που τίθεται συνεχώς από πολλούς χρήστες του Διαδικτύου. Αν ρωτήσετε τους ειδικούς ασφάλειας, θα σας πουν ότι υπάρχουν πολλές απειλές στο διαδίκτυο, και ότι είναι όλο και πιο συχνά αλλά και πιο σοφιστικέ.