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  • Live from RSA Conference 2015: Video Interviews

    Streaming Video Discussions with Today's Top Security Leaders Information Security Media Group - April 21, 2015

    Direct from the show floor at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, ISMG offers for the first time ever a live streaming video feed of exclusive interviews with the world's top information security leaders.

  • Raytheon to Acquire Websense

    Defense Contractor Announces $1.9 Billion Deal Mathew J. Schwartz - April 21, 2015
    Raytheon to Acquire Websense

    Raytheon has agreed to acquire security firm Websense for $1.9 billion. The move comes as the number of information security attacks being launched against government agencies and defense contractors increases.

  • Target, MasterCard Settle Over Breach

    Retailer Offers Issuers a Total of Up to $19 Million Eric Chabrow - April 16, 2015
    Target, MasterCard Settle Over Breach

    Target has agreed to pay a total of up to $19 million to issuers of MasterCard payment cards over losses and expenses they incurred as a result of the retailer's massive 2013 data breach.

  • National Data Breach Notification Bill Advances

    Measure Would Pre-empt State Breach Notification Laws Eric Chabrow - April 15, 2015
    National Data Breach Notification Bill Advances

    A House committee approved on April 15 a national data breach notification bill, but the committee chairman concedes that the legislation isn't quite ready for a vote by the full House of Representatives.

  • PCI DSS Updated to Address SSL Risk

    Security Standards Council Urges Use of Current TLS Protocol Howard Anderson - April 15, 2015
    PCI DSS Updated to Address SSL Risk

    The PCI Security Standards Council has published a new version of its data security standard that calls for ending the use of the outdated Secure Sockets Layer encryption protocol that can put payment data at risk.

  • House Panel Passes Cyberthreat Info Sharing Bill

    Democratic Attempts to Limit Liability Safeguards Fail Eric Chabrow - April 14, 2015
    House Panel Passes Cyberthreat Info Sharing Bill

    After beating back amendments by Democratic members to limit liability protections for businesses, the House Homeland Security Committee on April 14 unanimously approved cyberthreat information sharing legislation on a voice vote.

  • Conducting Incident Response Exercises

    Postmortems of High-Profile Breaches Help Improve Response Marianne Kolbasuk McGee - April 13, 2015
    Conducting Incident Response Exercises

    At an April 12 workshop during the HIMSS 2015 Conference in Chicago, security experts, including Mark Dill of the Cleveland Clinic, offer timely insights on how to improve breach prevention and response.

  • Apple Systems Vulnerable to Bug

    Kaspersky Reports 'Darwin Nuke' Affects OS X, iOS Varun Haran - April 13, 2015
    Apple Systems Vulnerable to Bug

    Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have released information on a denial-of-service bug, dubbed "Darwin Nuke," found in Apple's operating systems. Security experts weigh in with recommendations.

  • Audit: FDIC Must Boost InfoSec Scrutiny

    Report Calls for Less Reliance on Banks' Security Statements Eric Chabrow - April 13, 2015
    Audit: FDIC Must Boost InfoSec Scrutiny

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. needs to improve the way it determines that banks are taking adequate steps to defend against cyber-attacks, a report from the FDIC inspector general office says.

  • FBI: ISIS Backers Deface Websites

    Bureau Also Warns of Fake Government Websites Eric Chabrow - April 10, 2015
    FBI: ISIS Backers Deface Websites

    Islamic State sympathizers are exploiting a vulnerability in a WorldPress Content Management System plug-in to deface the websites of news outlets, businesses, religious groups and governments in the U.S. and abroad, the FBI says.

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