In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a South Carolina hacking incident exposing millions of Social Security numbers and a compromised computer at a Hawaii mental health facility.
A key aim of the Next Generation Cyber Initiative has been to expand the FBI's ability to quickly define 'the attribution piece' of a cyberattack to help determine an appropriate response, the FBI's Richard McFeely says.
Connecticut is working to improve its cyber incident response, including updating its breach notification law and enacting a privacy task force. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen explains why.
The late summer breach wasn't discovered until Oct. 10, but the state waited more than two weeks before notifying the public. Gov. Nikki Haley says the state will provide taxpayers with one year of credit monitoring and identity protection.
A new banking Trojan known as Gozi Prinimalka, which researchers say has been targeted to hit at least 30 U.S. institutions, can circumvent many fraud-detection and prevention defenses. So what prevention steps should financial institutions take?
Cyber crime attacks result in serious financial consequences, according to results from the HP Ponemon 2012 Cost of Cyber Crime Study. A better understanding of the attacks can be useful to prioritize security investments and strategies.
Employing cloud computing services could help organizations defend against the type of distributed denial of service attacks that have temporarily crippled the online service of major American banks, says NIST's Matthew Scholl.