Extending Cybersecurity To Fraud Analytics

Information security leaders often defend against cyber threats by focusing on traditional IT tools and techniques — firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, malware detection and analysis and the like. As organizations have locked down systems with more sophisticated defense-in-depth technical controls, adversaries have evolved to take advantage of information systems by impersonating regular users.…

Info-sharing Law Applies to Industry As Well As Government, Agencies Say.

The departments of Homeland Security and Justice say that recent legislation lets businesses share cyber threat information with industry interests as well as government. The agencies released a document Tuesday night clarifying the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA). ADVERTISEMENTThe measure, which passed in the 2015 omnibus, was designed to allow companies to share threat information…

D.N.C. Says Russian Hackers Penetrated Its Files, Including Dossier on Donald Trump – The New York Times

Russian hackers penetrated the computer systems of the Democratic National Committee in an espionage operation that enabled them to read emails, chats and a trove of opposition research. WASHINGTON — Two groups of Russian hackers, working for competing government intelligence agencies, penetrated computer systems of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to emails, chats…