The hacktivist group known as Izz ad-Din al-Qassam apparently made good on its promise to take down Capital One's online presence. So what does this latest in a series of DDoS attacks mean for other banks?
A Twitter posting by an individual claiming to be from the hacktivist collective Anonymous claimed it targeted GoDaddy on Sept. 10, but it wasn't until the following day the company determined its computers were not breached.
Email is the single most important tool in helping employees get work done in organizations of all types, including Healthcare providers and others entities subject to HIPAA requirements. That's why outages of even a few minutes in length can create numerous problems for individual email users and organizations that...
A legal dispute between a small merchant in Utah and its former payments processor has fueled a debate over contracts between merchants and acquirers. If successful, this case could spur contractual shifts that change the way card brands view liability after card breaches.
A breach is a disaster, says business continuity specialist Ken Schroeder. So organizing an effective breach-response team does not require a reinvention of the wheel. What it does require is a holistic approach.
Don't be too fast to blame Research In Motion for the disruption in BlackBerry service if your organization suffered from the lack of e-mail exchanges. It could be partly your fault, too, says noted infosec lawyer Francoise Gilbert.
Recent hacks have uncovered security vulnerabilities that should have been addressed years ago. "These attacks are going to escalate," says Josh Corman of The 451 Group. But organizations can implement basic steps to make the hackers' job harder.
Lengthy downtime, data losses, and security breaches can harm business results, bringing business to a halt: stopping the flow of orders, reducing sales revenue, and interfering with the supply chain. These downtimes could potentially impact a company's ability to compete with other organizations that were unaffected,...
A Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is an integral part of developing a Business Continuity Plan for any type of disaster, and the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has released recent guidance about enhancements to the BIA and testing discussions.
According to the latest update to the FFIEC's...