Someone green-light this drama: Sony, after suffering a massive data breach that led to the leak of personal information and embarrassing corporate emails, has agreed to a data-breach settlement worth up to $8 million.
The size of the information security analyst workforce in the United States rose by nearly 20 percent in the past year, according to an Information Security Media Group analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
An inspector general's memo that highlights three significant information security deficiencies that have plagued the U.S. Department of Labor for the past five years points out problems that most federal agencies confront.
RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan kicked off in Singapore with some power-packed keynote sessions by security leaders. Here are some of my first impressions about the tone set for the event and the days to follow.
Misusing data access privileges can pose a threat to the integrity of an organization's IT systems and the privacy of individuals. But gray areas exist, and it's not always clear cut when "unofficially" accessing protected data means users are abusing their privileges.
What's your digital identity strategy? Numerous agencies in countries across Europe - such as the Italian postal service - are creating new approaches to verifying identities and allowing them to be used as a trusted service, says CA's Paul Briault.
In the wake of the breaches suffered by JPMorgan Chase, Sony and Anthem, attack attribution and information sharing are playing more prominent roles for banking leaders, and they will be key discussion points at the upcoming RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco.
The Target breach was the hot topic for many RSA 2014 attendees, but Gartner's Avivah Litan was already talking about the next Target - a UK retailer that may have suffered a similar hack, exposing payment card data.
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.
President Obama twice threatened to veto info sharing bills sponsored by Rep. Mike McCaul. So when the Texas Republican backs the Democratic president's plan for a cyberthreat intelligence center, you've got to think it's a great idea. Maybe, maybe not.
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.
Sophisticated threats require advanced threat protection. A threat-focused next-generation firewall must adhere to three strategic imperatives. Learn how these imperatives improve defense against advanced threats.
The development of authentication technologies that could replace the password is "nearing a tipping point," but there's still several years of work to do, says Jeremy Grant, who oversees the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace.
The social media savvy Islamic State frightens most of the world with its gruesome Internet postings of executions and online recruitment of new Jihadists. But is the terrorist group likely to launch cyber-attacks?