In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a Florida sheriff's office being hacked and a Houston hospital breach that may have led to the filing of fraudulent federal income tax returns.
Americans express a bit less anxiety about their security than they felt a year ago, perhaps because they've become desensitized by extensive news reports about cyberattacks last spring, says Unisys' Steve Vinsik.
Dollars lost of fraud are one measure of an incident's impact. But the "soft" costs - loss of reputation and productivity - are the ones that most get the attention of Terry Austin of Guardian Analytics.
Even with security information and event management systems, organizations labor to separate normal log data from actionable events, according to the latest Log and Event Management Survey from the SANS Institute.
Too many banks and credit unions are being narrow-minded in their approaches to FFIEC Authentication Guidance conformance, by focusing on commercial accounts and neglecting retail accounts, one ACH fraud attorney says.