The social network Myspace has settled with the Federal Trade Commission over misrepresenting its privacy policies by sharing personally identifiable information with advertisers without first getting permission from users.
Dollars lost of fraud are one measure of an incident's impact. But the "soft" costs - loss of reputation and productivity - are the ones that most get the attention of Terry Austin of Guardian Analytics.
A new IBM study identifies three distinct types of information security leaders: Influencers, Protectors and Responders. Which type are you? IBM's Marc van Zadelhoff offers tips for more effective leadership.
The web-services protocol developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology allows desktops, laptops, e-tablets and smartphones to access sensors that capture biometric data such as fingerprints, iris and face images.