With the upcoming release of Windows 10, Microsoft plans to inaugurate 24/7, cloud-based patching, among other new security features. Businesses can tap the anytime patches or define their own patch-release schedules.
One year after Sally Beauty Supply revealed that a network breach compromised payment card data and exposed 25,000 records, the company says it is investigating new breach reports. Did it fail to eradicate the original intrusion?
The high court will decide if websites, search engines and others that amass personal information from public sources could be sued for publishing inaccurate information, even if the errors do not cause actual harm.
Emerging cybersecurity risks are now banking institutions' top concern, says the ABA's Heather Wyson-Constantine. What are institutions' contractual protections in the wake of a third-party data breach?
Security expert Mike Canavan of Kaspersky Lab North America pinpoints several critical security steps that organizations can take to help reduce the likelihood they'll become a victim of a hacking attack.
Privacy advocates in the Senate have introduced a national data breach notification bill that would allow states to keep their own laws if they provide more stringent reporting and privacy protections than offered by the federal government.
The House Judiciary Committee, in passing a tailored bill to end the NSA's bulk collection program of phone records, rejected amendments to expand privacy reforms to other government surveillance initiatives.
Laws rarely, if ever, keep up with technology, but even if they could, the consequences could prove more harmful than the benefits. That was evident at a House hearing that addressed default encryption of mobile devices.
After nearly 2Â½ months on the job, federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott was reluctant to offer Congress a detailed assessment of the quality of agencies' information security until reviewing results of pending "CyberStat" reviews.