As health insurer Anthem's breach investigation progresses, some news reports are already pointing the finger at Chinese hackers as the possible culprits. But in this early stage of the investigation, security experts urge skepticism about attribution.
The recent cyber-attack on health insurer Anthem Inc. is a "call to action" for the healthcare sector to adopt a much more sophisticated approach to risk management, says security expert Lisa Gallagher of HIMSS.
There is no such thing as 100 percent security, so what does a truly successful security program look like? Mike Gentile of Auxilio describes the key elements of a formal program and how best to deploy them.
An upcoming series of summits on fighting financial fraud and mitigating advanced persistent threats will provide timely insights from industry thought leaders on the critical steps to take to address emerging risks.
While there's anecdotal evidence that the NIST cybersecurity framework is proving helpful to businesses in their risk management efforts, there's not yet any measureable proof of its success at preventing damaging cyber-attacks.
Russian and European malware and spam purveyors have been hijacking Internet routes. Pending a massive infrastructure upgrade, security experts warn that such attacks can be detected, but not easily blocked.
A new report claims that Russian hackers, using spear-phishing attacks, breached the Sony Pictures Entertainment network by November 2014. But it's not clear whether they were responsible for the "G.O.P." attacks attributed by the FBI to North Korea.
Target is the high-profile example, but many organizations have been breached through third-party vulnerabilities. Where are the security gaps, and how can they be filled. BitSight's Stephen Boyer offers insight.
The Obama administration has taken new, but modest steps to limit the ability of intelligence agencies to collect data on individuals, but the new policy doesn't end the bulk collection program revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Target Corp. has replaced its "interim" CIO, who was named to the post last year following its massive 2013 data breach that compromised 40 million credit card numbers and exposed personal details on 70 million customers.
Universities remain prime targets for hackers due to their data-rich environments. Maintaining a culture of openness while ensuring the security and privacy of sensitive information will be an ongoing challenge for the education sector.