Wanted: Hackers for hire. Or in British government parlance: "Committed and responsible individuals who have the potential to carry out computer network operations to keep the U.K. safe." Ready to apply?
Nine individuals have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from their roles in an identity fraud scheme. Among the defendants is a former military hospital worker who stole soldiers' personal information to file false federal tax returns, prosecutors say.
Psychologically speaking, nothing beats the power of a well-timed deadline. And love it or hate it, Google's 90-day "Project Zero" deadline for fixing flaws - before they get publicly disclosed - has rewritten bug-patching rules.
As data breaches continue to multiply, employers must not overlook how intrusions could lead to the theft of employees' identities, paving the way for fraud, says ID theft expert Johnny May. He will keynote the March 24 Fraud Summit Atlanta.
Word that Hillary Clinton maintained a personal email server while secretary of state has elevated cybersecurity and privacy as political issues. But it's just the latest example of such issues grabbing the attention of U.S. voters.
Bankers are criticizing one federal regulatory agency for how it has responded to a breach of unencrypted consumer data that occurred during a routine banking exam. They're saying regulators should focus more on their internal security practices.
The response by Sony Pictures Entertainment executives to the hack attack against their company provides a number of great examples for how to not to handle a data breach. Here are 7 key mistakes they made.
Retailers cannot avoid innovation. Yet, cybercriminals thrive when retailers innovate. What, then, can retailers do to stop cybercriminals from breaching their defenses? Here are three key questions to answer.
As part of their breach response strategies, organizations need to establish clear guidelines in advance so they know when it's appropriate to offer victims free credit monitoring or ID theft protection services.
Amsterdam is again playing host to the annual Black Hat Europe information security gathering, and presenters have promised to cover everything from privacy flaws in wearable computers to two-factor authentication system failures.