Hacktivists associated with Anonymous have reportedly released sensitive information from the Lake County Sheriff's Office in Florida, including the names and personal phone numbers of SWAT team members.
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.
Phishing - it's the classic scheme that never goes away. In fact, it evolves. Amy Blackshaw of RSA offers insights on how to respond to this and other trends identified in the 2012 Faces of Fraud survey.
In an exclusive interview about the 2012 Faces of Fraud Survey, Blackshaw discusses:
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International law enforcement agencies last week touted the takedown of 36 websites that were used to sell stolen debit and credit data for more than 2.5 million accounts. But how much of an impact will the takedown ultimately have on card fraud?
Accretive Health Inc., a Chicago-based medical debt collection agency, has filed a motion to dismiss the Minnesota attorney general's lawsuit against the company that stems, in part, from a data breach incident involving a stolen unencrypted laptop.