If a hack attack the size of the Sony Pictures incident hit India, security experts warn that few of the nation's public- and private-sector organizations would have the right plans and tools in place to properly defend themselves or react.
The Reserve Bank of India is considering removal of its two-factor authentication requirement for small-value transactions. The goal: to facilitate easier transactions. But security experts fear the move may actually increase fraud.
Because the healthcare sector is a growing target for cybercriminals, organizations must implement security practices that look beyond HIPAA compliance and also address business associate risks, says risk management expert Kenneth Peterson.
At least 12 million home and small-office routers from 50 manufacturers have a flaw that an attacker could remotely exploit to seize control of the device, steal data and redirect users to attack sites, warns security vendor Check Point.
If the top breaches of 2014 taught the security world anything, it's that size and sector don't matter - all organizations are vulnerable. This infographic takes a look at the top incidents and the lessons security leaders took away from them.
The response by Sony Pictures Entertainment executives to the hack attack against their company provides a number of great examples for how to not to handle a data breach. Here are 7 key mistakes they made.
The five biggest 2014 health data breaches listed on the federal tally so far demonstrate that security incidents are stemming from a variety of causes, from hacker attacks to missteps by business associates.
A report claiming that Las Vegas Sands Corp. was hit with a "wiper" malware attack back in February, similar to one that recently affected Sony Pictures Entertainment, illustrates why more organizations need to mitigate the risks of such an attack.
Congress this week passed four cybersecurity bills, and a commonality among all of the measures is that they strengthen the Department of Homeland Security as a cybersecurity force within the federal government.
Like the Target breach a year ago, the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack that's grabbed recent headlines will prove to be a catalyst for change, grabbing the attention of CEOs and board members and spurring them to beef up information security.
The National Health ISAC is making available to its members a new intelligence platform that aims to ease cyberthreat information sharing. Find out how it compares with a similar offering from HITRUST.
A remote-access attack that compromised a parking facility provider with locations in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Washington highlights how commonly used point-of-sale terminal and software brands are increasingly being exploited by hackers.