The latest victim of malware attacks against point-of-sale system vendor NEXTEP is foodservice management company Compass Group, which says payment card data for up to 70,000 users of self-service kiosks was exposed.
Laws rarely, if ever, keep up with technology, but even if they could, the consequences could prove more harmful than the benefits. That was evident at a House hearing that addressed default encryption of mobile devices.
After nearly 2Â½ months on the job, federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott was reluctant to offer Congress a detailed assessment of the quality of agencies' information security until reviewing results of pending "CyberStat" reviews.
To better secure enterprise networks, as well as detect and respond more rapidly to data breaches, businesses need to know the who, what, where, when and why of all endpoints that connect to network resoruces, says ForeScout's Sandeep Kumar.
A report that Russian hackers read President Obama's email correspondence raises further questions about White House cybersecurity, say IT security experts, who offer insights on protecting White House systems.
(ISC)Â² and the Cloud Security Alliance have unveiled a new cloud security professional certification designed to measure advanced competence. Will training for the certification help professionals gain a better understanding of cloud security?
The Department of Defense has unveiled an updated cybersecurity strategy that officially acknowledges for the first time that the U.S. military is willing to use cyberwarfare to defend U.S. interests against cyber-enemies.
A class-action suit filed by U.S. banks and credit unions that's pending against Target could prove fruitful for the banks and credit unions, says attorney Chris Pierson, chief security officer at invoicing and payments provider Viewpost.
A group of financial institutions affected by the 2013 Target data breach is asking a court to stop the settlement between the retailer and MasterCard that would provide $19 million to card issuers, saying the amount is grossly inadequate.
In conducting due diligence, investors spend more time than ever assessing the cyber-risk posed by the company targeted for acquisition, says Jacob Olcott, VP for business development at Bitsight Technologies.
The Department of Homeland Security will establish a Silicon Valley satellite office to improve relations with IT security vendors and recruit cybersecurity talent, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a keynote address at RSA Conference 2015.
Mark Clancy, CEO of Soltra, which provides an automated information sharing platform, says banks and credit unions that don't share threat intelligence will never advance their information risk management practices.