Legally ambiguous active defense strategies are risky -- and costly -- for businesses, but could the benefits outweigh the drawbacks? In this #CIOChat recap, participants highlight the hazards of hacking back.
Cyberthreats are becoming more advanced, with more companies turning to offensive security tactics to combat them. #GRCChat-ters predict how companies can navigate the unclear waters of active cyberdefense.
The FBI pointed to North Korea as the culprit behind the Sony Pictures security breach, and reports hint the foreign government may have gotten inside help. Also on Searchlight: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's flawed attempts to channel Steve Jobs; Samsung takes on Apple Pay.
News roundup: As it copes with a devastating, unprecedented cyberattack, Sony Pictures' future as a company could be on the line. Plus: "Operation Cleaver"; labeling HTTP websites "insecure"; and a surge in phishing with malicious links.