IT security spend is on the rise; however, damaging attacks and data breaches are more common than ever. Part of the reason for this is the imbalance of spend and mindshare – many organizations allocate higher budget to...

Google paid over $1.2 M in bug bounties to security researchers for reporting cross-site scripting (XSS) bugs in Google applications during the past 2 years. This fact is mentioned matter-of-factly in a blog article...

Week 1 of National Cyber Security Awareness Month has a focus on educating and getting people involved in cybersecurity - including careers.

You've probably noticed there aren't a lot of women in information security....

FTC Issues Sanctions for Insecure Software

by Danny Harris on February 26, 2016 at 1:03 PM

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a press release that describes the sanctions applied to a company whose insecure software products impacted hundreds of thousands of consumers. The company makes routers for...

The 2015 (ISC)2 Global Information Security Workforce Study captures something we know to be true, yet few surveys actually spell it out so clearly:  Application vulnerabilities (security defects) represent the top...

Testing Google Glass

by David Brown on March 17, 2015 at 3:59 PM

Google Glass Launches

There are a million reasons why technology can lead to a data security breach. I could sit here and write about all of them (and publish a novel as opposed to a blog), or I could just focus on the #1 factor in data security...

PGPy v0.3.0 Released

by Michael Green on December 1, 2014 at 8:59 AM

When I began working on PGPy back in April, the decision to do so was not made lightly. Another software engineer here was in need of a Python OpenPGP library that was able to fulfill some requirements which the one he was...

Square Cash is a new service that allows individuals to send and receive cash via email (simply and easily). This comes from the company that brought merchant credit card processing to mobile devices with a credit card...

Life's a Breach

by Mike Cooper on August 23, 2013 at 11:53 AM

The top data breaches of 2013