American Express confirms it was hit this week by a distributed-denial-of-service attack. The hacktivist group that has targeted banks in recent months claims credit for this latest high-profile attack.
In this week's breach roundup, read about three healthcare incidents, including the theft of two unencrypted laptops that contained patient data and paper records scheduled for shredding that went missing.
What's the cost to an organization when it suffers a seurity breach and breaks trust with its own customers? Jeff Hudson, CEO of Venafi, presents results of a new survey on the cost of failed trust.
Venafi has just partnered with Ponemon Group to release a new survey, "The Cost of Failed Trust". Among the key...
Health data breaches involving the loss or theft of unencrypted computing devices are a persistent problem, according to the most recent federal statistics. A security expert offers insights and advice.
The motive behind the cyber-attack on South Korean banks and broadcasters was atypical, as compared to most digital assaults that involve implanting malware on IT systems, says McAfee's Vincent Weafer.
Beyond mobile device and data security, what are the ID and access challenges facing security leaders - and how are cutting-edge organizations tackling them? CSOs Elayne Starkey and Malcolm Harkins share tips.
A 26-year-old former web producer charged with helping Anonymous hack into the website of the media giant Tribune Co. provided members of the hacktivist group with log-in credentials for a computer server, according to federal authorities.
A software vulnerability brought down the website that gives the public access to the National Vulnerability Database, which is run by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the U.S. federal agency that produces information security guidance.