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Money can’t buy you love or security

Posted by Kevin on September 7, 2015

Every year we spend tons more money on security, and every year there are dozens of new security companies offering shiny new technologies guaranteed to stop malware, plug breaches, defy surveillance, expose the not known unknown and pacify the malcontent. And yet, at the same time, each year we get bigger and badder breaches. Something […]

The cost of a breach

Posted by Kevin on September 21, 2014

I always find this sort of statement totally absurd. The average for which companies? all companies? some companies? which companies? The average of which breaches? all breaches? some breaches? which breaches? which of the unreported breaches are included and which are excluded? Over what period of time? all time? last two years? current? What costs […]

ITsecurity Daily Briefing: 08/15/2014

Posted by Kevin on August 15, 2014

The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Friday August 15, 2014. News Papers/Reports WebThings Events M&A Alerts News Gameover botnet being rebuilt as NewGOZ Now domain generation rather than P2P. “…how long will the threat actor focus on rebuilding their botnet before they return to focusing on stealing money?” Arbor Networks: http://www.arbornetworks.com/asert/2014/08/five-sinkholes-of-newgoz/ AB Acquisition LLC Confirms Incident […]