More than 30.6 million individuals have been affected by major healthcare data breaches since 2009, the latest federal tally shows. Some security experts predict breach trends will shift, with business associates being implicated more often.
An analysis of the Target breach prepared for a Senate committee is a political document that might help its patron's agenda but doesn't go far enough to identify technical solutions to help enterprises avoid Target-like breaches.
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.
Following the release of a new report that analyzed how Target Corp. possibly missed several opportunities to prevent a massive data breach last year, U.S. senators grilled the company's CFO about the company's actions.
The No. 1 reason Congress, after five years of intensive efforts, has yet to enact comprehensive cybersecurity legislation is differences over how much liability protection to grant businesses to get them to share cyberthreat information.
A class action lawsuit filed by two banks against Target in the wake of its 2013 breach has an unusual twist: It seeks damages from Target and Trustwave, allegedly the retailer's qualified security assessor. Experts offer an analysis.
A report prepared for a Senate committee provides an extensive analysis of how retailer Target Corp. possibly missed several opportunities to prevent the massive data breach that compromised the credit card details of millions of customers.
A new report from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada says gaps in carrying out security policies led to the exposure of 583,000 records last year at Employment and Social Development Canada, which administers student loans.
As the California Department of Motor Vehicles continues its investigation into a possible breach of its online payments processing system, financial services industry sources explain why a link to recent retailer breaches is unlikely.
An anti-American hacktivist group calling itself Anonymous Ukraine has posted more than 7 million credit card numbers online, but it appears unlikely most of them could be used for fraud, according to the cybersecurity firm Risk Based Security.
Retail point-of-sale breaches at Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus have put a spotlight on payment card security and encryption. But achieving true end-to-end encryption isn't easy, says data protection specialist Richard Moulds.