A court has granted final approval of the settlement of a class action lawsuit against University of Hawaii stemming from five data breaches over a three-year period that affected nearly 96,000 individuals.
To expose security flaws in Iran's banking system, one hacker took an extreme step: He stole details on 3 million debit accounts. One fraud expert warns that similar hacktivist attacks are likely worldwide.
Securing the massive amounts of data swamping organizations, a trend known as big data, can be addressed, in part, by organizations simply getting rid of data no longer needed, Grant Thornton's Danny Miller says.
Phishing - it's the classic scheme that never goes away. In fact, it evolves. Amy Blackshaw of RSA offers insights on how to respond to this and other trends identified in the 2012 Faces of Fraud survey.
Until these deficiencies are fully addressed, a GAO audit reveals, increased risk exists to unauthorized access to sensitive data and programs and disruption of critical operations on managing the federal debt.
What's the best strategy for communications after a data breach, like the one suffered by Global Payments Inc.? Bob Carr, CEO of Heartland Payment Systems, discusses what to say in the weeks following a breach.
Government Accountability Office auditors have identified weaknesses in information security controls at the Securities and Exchange Commission that jeopardize the confidentiality and integrity of the SEC's financial information.