An analyst says two guilty pleas by defendants who played leading roles in an international account takeover and ATM cash-out scheme worth more than $15 million were not surprising because of the strong evidence in the case.
To boost cybersecurity, senior leaders - whether a CEO, a board member or a government agency director - need to think of information as a critical asset worthy of protection, risk management experts Val Rahmani and Malcolm Harkins say.
The FFIEC just issued new guidelines on DDoS risks to U.S. banking institutions. What is the substance of these guidelines, and how must banks and credit unions respond? Rodney Joffe of Neustar offers advice.
At a Senate hearing, GAO previewed a report that shows cyber-incident response shortcomings at federal agencies. And the FTC chair asked Congress for broad authority in enforcing a federal data breach notification law - if one is enacted.
Information security and privacy work in healthcare environments often requires a depth of specialized knowledge and competency that can be validated through the help of professional credentialing, says CISO Sean Murphy.
The FFIEC has issued notices spelling out its expectations for the steps that financial institutions should take to mitigate risks posed by ATM cash-out schemes and the continued DDoS attacks on public-facing websites.
Houston-based liquor store chain Spec's says its network was attacked by malware back in October 2012, and the intrusion, which exposed card data and other information, may have continued until as late as March 20, 2014.
Increasingly, organizations are seeing attacks migrate from the network to the application level. How can security leaders ensure they are prepared to handle this shift? Kunal Anand of Prevoty offers insight.
Even so-called minor breaches can cost organizations nearly $200,000, according to one finding from NTT Group's annual Intelligence Report. Rob Kraus of Solutionary shares the study's insights and advice.