Hacktivists' phase 3 DDoS attacks against U.S. financial services firms have entered their eighth week, and FS-ISAC spokesman Greg Garcia says concerns are mounting that a criminal element to the attacks could emerge.
A 143-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average proves the power of social media and the havoc it can cause when an account gets hacked. It's time for social media companies to tighten the authentication process.
The UK government pledges at Infosecurity Europe to help businesses improve cybersecurity. But it's going to take more than vouchers and training to address Europe's top threats to security and privacy.
We talk increasingly about what we have in common - global risks, threats and growing an effective security workforce. But what are the unique characteristics of individual marketplaces? That's a question I hope to answer this week in London.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including hackers accessing a cloud-hosting provider's servers and a stolen laptop potentially exposing personal details of mental health patients.
To retain their customers after a breach of sensitive information, organizations should take the extra step of calling those affected to offer free credit protection services, says security expert Brian Dean.
Adventist Health System faces a class action lawsuit in the wake of a health data theft case that resulted in three guilty pleas. The lawsuit alleges Adventist failed to adequately protect patient information.
In the aftermath of a massive health data breach last year and a smaller incident this year, the state of Utah is taking a number of steps, including creating a data security office within the health department.