Security Bytes:

March, 2012


March 29, 2012  12:02 PM

Future of SIEM market hinges on lessons learned from past mistakes

Jane Wright Jane Wright Profile: Jane Wright

This week I was researching the current state of the SIEM market, and I was pleasantly surprised to see the progress that has been made in many SIEM products. ...

March 28, 2012  3:16 PM

Verizon DBIR sheds some light on cloud computing breaches

Marcia Savage Marcia Savage Profile: Marcia Savage

Cloud computing breaches often are a topic that comes up in conversations at conferences. Organizations need to prepare for the...


March 27, 2012  7:11 PM

Isolated Facebook attacks illustrate need for social media security

Robert Westervelt Robert Westervelt Profile: Robert Westervelt

Social networking security threats have taken a back seat to mobile security and targeted attacks directed at corporate networks in recent years. But there is news of two new

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March 26, 2012  2:36 PM

ISP’s anti-botnet code of conduct does little for botnet prevention

Robert Westervelt Michael Mimoso Profile: maxsteel

Those of you clamoring for Internet service providers to get proactive about security and malicious activity on their networks got a win late last week from the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council...


March 23, 2012  7:20 AM

Microsoft vows to improve cloud service after Azure outage

Marcia Savage Marcia Savage Profile: Marcia Savage

Cloud outages are always big news -  and for good reason, because they usually affect many people. Last month's Microsoft

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March 22, 2012  11:41 AM

Verizon data breach report 2012 edition boasts more new contributors

Jane Wright Jane Wright Profile: Jane Wright

Last week I blogged about security practitioners and other IT pros working together across companies and industries to stem security threats. A new report this week is a...


March 21, 2012  4:28 PM

Mobile device protection: OWASP working on a Top 10 mobile risks list

Robert Westervelt Robert Westervelt Profile: Robert Westervelt

When I arrived home from RSA Conference 2012 after attending a number of panel discussions about

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March 19, 2012  8:07 PM

Duqu Trojan written by professional software development team

Robert Westervelt Michael Mimoso Profile: maxsteel

Researchers at Kaspersky Labs have determined the authors of Duqu, the remote access Trojan often linked to Stuxnet, used a custom version of the C programming language to write the module used to...


March 15, 2012  6:16 PM

NSA mobile security plan could be roadmap for all mobile device security

Robert Westervelt Robert Westervelt Profile: Robert Westervelt


March 15, 2012  2:51 PM

Can a security industry association bring us all together?

Jane Wright Jane Wright Profile: Jane Wright

You don’t have to work in the infosec world for long before you hear strands of the unofficial industry anthem: "Let’s work together." Arthur Coviello, chairman of RSA, the security division of EMC, practically sang the chorus in his keynote address at

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