The geneology service MyHeritage says a security researcher found 92 million email addresses and hashed passwords for its users on a private external server. The company, however, says there's no evidence of abnormal account activity or indications family trees or DNA results were affected.
The Department of Homeland Security has yet again issued a warning about cybersecurity vulnerabilities in medical devices. These warnings have come after independent researchers, or the companies themselves, have reported the problems.
Some military health facilities haven't consistently implemented security controls, putting patient data at risk, according to a new watchdog agency report. But security experts say the weaknesses are quite common at civilian health facilities as well.
Payments are getting faster, and so is payments fraud. A robust fraud management strategy focusing on strong authentication, customer education and scalable responses can be instrumental in minimizing payment fraud risk.
Privacy regulations, user satisfaction concerns and the need to prevent data breaches are driving more organizations that must authenticate users to find "a better way of ensuring that people are who they are when they are accessing critical information," says Tony Smales, CEO of Forticode.
Ovum Research and Entrust Datacard experts discuss the transformation of identity and where it is headed.
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Real-world examples of how organizations are embracing mobile and cloud platforms.
The pressure to meet compliance, and maintain and grow your customer base is intensified as the creativity of fintech offerings and customer expectations continue to rise. To effectively differentiate your offerings, your ability to deliver innovative, omni-channel services will be critical.
Despite the buzz about digital transformation, most enterprises remain overwhelmed by having to support and secure legacy technologies, says Mark Loveless of Duo Security. How can they simultaneously protect their legacy systems while securing their future?
How might blockchain improve digital identity proofing in the healthcare sector? The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center and security vendor Trusted Key are testing that out with a proof-of-concept application.
New PCI requirements that go into effect June 30 are pushing payment card acquirers, processors, gateways and service providers worldwide to implement more secure encryption protocols for transactions. But are they ready?