It's well known that lost or stolen unencrypted computing devices account for the majority of large health data breaches. But a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services shines a light on how frequently breaches - especially smaller ones - involve paper records.
The U.S. federal government's top telecommunications regulator is proposing a "new regulatory paradigm" by calling on communications providers to step up and assume new responsibilities to manage cyber-risks.
Although restaurant chain P.F. Chang's has not yet confirmed a breach, several researchers say they believe the chain suffered a malware attack similar to those that compromised Target, Neiman Marcus and Sally Beauty.
Breaking down silos should help organizations mitigate vulnerabilities introduced into their systems from the information and communications technology supply chain, says the co-author of new guidance from NIST.
In recent days, three companies experienced distributed-denial-of-service attacks that resulted in significant website downtime. Find out how the organizations are mitigating the impact of the cyber-attacks.
Continuous monitoring is helping Freddie Mac reduce the number of security controls it uses to safeguard its information systems, says CISO Patricia Titus, who summarizes lessons that can apply to government and private-sector entities.
A second economic espionage campaign has been tied to a Chinese military hacking team. But does that attribution help businesses, or just highlight security firms battling for government cybersecurity spending?
A new voluntary cybersecurity framework from the Bank of England is designed to help financial institutions in the U.K. identify vulnerable areas that could be exploited by a cyber-attack. Find out the details of the new program.
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is searching for its first CISO following the company's major data breach last year. Security experts weigh in on the attributes of ideal candidates and offer advice for how they should tackle the job.