Target Corp.'s revelation that personal information about up to 70 million customers was breached in a recent malware attack raises new questions about Target's security practices and risks to consumers.
Breach detection provider FireEye has acquired incident response and remediation services company Mandiant , forming a formidable company that can provide soup-to-nuts products and services to detect, mitigate and respond to breaches.
Federal investigators announced five more arrests this week in connection with a $45 million ATM cash-out and prepaid card fraud scheme. Learn why experts expect these types of crimes to become even more common.
Organizations must develop a "defensible response" to data breaches and fraud incidents because of the likelihood of a regulatory investigation or legal action, says attorney Kim Peretti, a former Department of Justice cybercrime prosecutor.
Security teams struggling to detect signs of threats hidden in mountains of data are attracted to big data analytics. But experts advise security professionals to take an incremental approach, starting out with smaller projects.
Faced with the growing threat of breaches, cyber-attacks and fraud, more organizations are building robust incident response strategies that identify how an investigation would proceed. Experts offer insights on effective investigation management.
Special Publication 800-101 Revision 1 is aimed to help organizations develop procedures to deal with the explosion of mobile devices and to prepare specialists to conduct forensically sound examinations.
The malware attack that infiltrated Harbor Freight Tools' network could prove to be one of the biggest retail breaches this year, experts now say. Learn why card fraud linked to the attack is expected to grow.
An organization's security is only as strong as that of its partners, says Mandiant Director Charles Carmakal, who offers insight on common attack trends emerging from recent data breach investigations.
Payment data and personal information are both attractive targets for criminals, says breach investigator Erin Nealy Cox of forensics firm Stroz Friedberg. Learn why she says card data isn't the only lucrative target.
Understanding big data is not the problem, say Michael Fowkes and Aaron Caldiero of Zions Bank. Figuring out how to use the information contained within big data in a meaningful way - that's the trick.