Sony hack adds to security pressure on companies

22 Dec

Japan Sony Hack Company Security

Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe they are in danger. – more

A recognition based system is the answer to these cntinued attacks.  Flaws are in the current system architecture. Trying to make ‘fix-it’ solution, only complicates it further.  Makaseh Identity is a cost effective, recognition based secure system.

Best wishes for a secure & peaceful year 2015 – Makaseh Identity

20 Dec


Hackers promise “Christmas present” Sony Pictures won’t like

18 Dec

This weekend, the “Guardians of Peace”—the cyber-attackers who brought Sony Pictures Entertainment’s network down in November and have since shared over a terabyte of the company’s internal data—made two more dumps of SPE data to file sharing sites and torrents. The second of the two, on Sunday, was the e-mail box of Sony Pictures Releasing International President Steven O’Dell. And the hackers promised a “Christmas present” soon of even more data if the company does not relent and meet their unspecified demands. – more

Sony hacked in February, knew about security flaws before data leak

17 Dec

As Sony leaks keep pouring in, it serves as a vivid reminder that even a company’s internal emails should include only what you want your mother to hear aloud in court, or your clients to read on the Internet.  – more

Makaseh Identity allows you to share messages and files in confidence with your peers, on a firm recognition based criteria

4 steps to surviving a cyber attack

17 Dec

Companies that rely too much on prevention may be caught out if they haven’t also planned what to do after their defenses have been penetrated. — more

U.S. urges banks to consider cyber risk insurance amid hacking threats

4 Dec

Bankers and officials have become more vocal lately about concerns that malicious hacks could put customer data and the stability of the financial system at risk.

Cyber insurance will not stop hackers, but it can help banks improve their broader cyber controls, Treasury Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin told the Texas Banker’s Association at a cyber security conference.- more Yahoo News

Makaseh Identity is a secure option to replace the current authentication system to a recognition based system.

The Cybersecurity Myths That Small Companies Still Believe

28 Nov

High-profile breaches at Target (TGT), Home Depot (HD), and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) have put cybersecurity on the agenda for companies large and small  –  more…Bloomberg Businessweek

Cyber attacks discredit two US firms

20 Nov

Staples confirms POS malware attack  IT Governance.

FTC Finds Trust-e Not Very Trusty  the Security Ledger

US State Department network shut amid reports of cyber breach

19 Nov

A senior official told the Washington Post that there had been “activity of concern” but that none of the department’s classified systems had been compromised.  more..IT Governance

8-Year-Old Indian-Origin CEO to Give Lecture at Cyber Security Summit

16 Nov

The organisers said, “8 year old Reuben Paul gives keynote at Houston Security Conference.”  more…NDTV

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