Targeted attacks pose new security challenge

Monday, 27 June 2005, 5:01 PM EST

Targeted hacker attacks, such as the one believed to have caused the massive credit card security breach disclosed this month, are low tech and well understood. Nevertheless, they are extremely hard to stop, IT managers said last week.

The growing problem is compelling companies to implement defense strategies that emphasize data-level monitoring and protection mechanisms and stronger user authentication to supplement their network intrusion-detection and egress-filtering measures.

By Jaikumar Vijayan at Computerworld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Patching: The least understood line of defense

Posted on 29 August 2014.  |  How many end users, indeed how many IT pros, truly get patching? Sure, many of us see Windows install updates when we shut down our PC and think all is well. Itís not.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Tue, Sep 2nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //