Save Mart, the Modesto, Calif.-based grocery chain, now confirms that skimming devices are to blame for the data breach believed to have exposed hundreds of consumer accounts to debit and credit card fraud.
Bank of America's Keith Gordon says securing the mobile channel is much like securing any other banking channel: Controlling risks requires layers of security and controls. But educating customers plays a key security function, too.
"With a company-issued device, you can issue a policy that says users have no rights of privacy over information on the device," says Javelin's Tom Wills. But with employee-owned devices? A whole new set of issues.
Executives in a variety of industries who are in charge of securing their enterprises' IT say they're more anxious about outsiders hacking into their systems than insiders - either maliciously or inadvertently - threatening their digital assets, a new survey shows.
The possibility grows that hackers could take away control of the car from drivers as more automakers provide vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications networks to third-party development.
Despite efforts to tighten security to prevent such digital invasions, the military understands such breaches could still occur, which led Lynn to say the military must develop and train its cyber defenders to act in a degraded information environment.
The DoD has banned the use of USB devices after an unauthorized device containing "agent.btz", a variation of the Storm Worm, was connected to a sensitive DoD network causing massive outages. To ensure security without impeding government business, a new policy is forthcoming that will require the management and...