Security forums and experts are buzzing about the newly discovered Heartbleed bug, which allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of systems protected by vulnerable versions of OpenSSL software.
Eight defendants have been charged in an alleged identity theft fraud scheme involving the theft of personal information from a call center for use in unauthorized wire transfers and to obtain payment cards.
The fear of fraud and lack of trust in the online channel are the primary reasons why some Latin American consumers avoid Internet banking. This is just one of the key findings from Easy Solutions' fourth annual study of Latin American consumers and the online channel.
To boost cybersecurity, senior leaders - whether a CEO, a board member or a government agency director - need to think of information as a critical asset worthy of protection, risk management experts Val Rahmani and Malcolm Harkins say.
Information security and privacy work in healthcare environments often requires a depth of specialized knowledge and competency that can be validated through the help of professional credentialing, says CISO Sean Murphy.
The FFIEC has issued notices spelling out its expectations for the steps that financial institutions should take to mitigate risks posed by ATM cash-out schemes and the continued DDoS attacks on public-facing websites.
A politically conservative watchdog group has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to get answers to its questions about the security of HealthCare.gov, the website for Obamacare. Meanwhile, HHS says the site has had no security incidents.
Even so-called minor breaches can cost organizations nearly $200,000, according to one finding from NTT Group's annual Intelligence Report. Rob Kraus of Solutionary shares the study's insights and advice.