Figuring out how Edward Snowden breached NSA computers is sort of like solving a puzzle. Take public information and match it with an understanding of how organizations get hacked, and the pieces seem to fall into place.
Attorneys discuss the significance of the 10-year prison sentence for hacker Jeremy Hammond, who pleaded guilty in connection with a 2011 breach of Stratfor, a global intelligence firm that provides services to the U.S. government.
Computer scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology are developing new ways to apply encryption when storing or searching data in the cloud, says Paul Royal, associate director of the university's information security center.
U.S. Attorney Steve Wiggington says identity theft, especially linked to card skimming, is still the No. 1 fraud threat facing financial services institutions as well as consumers. He stresses information sharing is critical for fighting fraud.
Today's computing challenges require organizations to take a holistic, end-to-end approach to security, extending the traditional focus on network security to external devices and all endpoints.
For now, the primary requirements are for securing servers, desktop PCs, laptops and other mobile devices, but this will...
In October 2013, Bit9 conducted its third-annual survey on server security. In the past year, the inability to detect or stop advanced attacks has remained a constant challenge for enterprises. This survey was designed to analyze these challenges from respondents who are responsible for their organization's security...
The breach of a card loyalty marketing company has reignited discussions about the roles banking institutions, regulators and others play when it comes to mitigating third-party risks. Where should the buck stop?
Every week brings new stories of companies damaged by the breach of sensitive information. For IT professionals up against the significant challenge of keeping corporate networks and information secure, top level executives and board members present unique requirements. These highly mobile individuals typically have...
Organizations must guard against making three common mistakes when conducting an investigation of a data breach or fraud incident, says attorney Kim Peretti, a former Department of Justice cybercrime prosecutor.
In this week's breach roundup, read about TD Bank notifying 17,000 customers about the disclosure of their bank account statements and the theft of a hard drive that impacted 7,000 patients at University Hospitals of Cleveland.