Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., the presumptive chairman of the Senate committee with government IT security oversight, hasn't immersed himself heavily in cybersecurity issues during his 4-year Senate tenure.
The breach of an unclassified White House IT network unveiled last week is disturbing, although not surprising. But the way the Obama administration is informing Congress - and the public - about the cyber-attack is equally unsettling.
In new guidance from the PCI Council, its leaders outline why businesses that handle card data need to address employee education. Here, experts explain why this guidance is a positive step for card security.
A settlement finalized this past week in a class action lawsuit filed in 1997 against Tenet Healthcare for a privacy breach involving thousands of patients' paper records offers important lessons for healthcare providers today.
As a result of the Home Depot breach, which compromised 56 million cards, credit unions have spent nearly $60 million dealing with card reissuance and fraud costs, according to the Credit Union National Association.
The annual Amsterdam gathering of information security aficionados detailed the very latest hacking threats, including cybersecurity attacks via drone, sniffing data from fitness devices, and exploiting ATMs using Raspberry Pi computers.
Sophisticated threats require advanced threat protection. A threat-focused next-generation firewall must adhere to three strategic imperatives. Learn how these imperatives improve defense against advanced threats.
A bill before Congress to encourage the sharing of cyberthreat information won't come up for a vote until lawmakers act on legislation to end NSA's bulk collection program, says Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Tom Carper.
Target Corp. and several banking institutions continue to argue back and forth over the retailer's request to dismiss a consolidated class action lawsuit the institutions filed following the retailer's December 2013 data breach.
Despite President Obama's urgent call to lawmakers to enact a national data breach notification law, such legislation will not likely be voted upon before the current Congress adjourns at year's end. Here's why.
Amsterdam is again playing host to the annual Black Hat Europe information security gathering, and presenters have promised to cover everything from privacy flaws in wearable computers to two-factor authentication system failures.
Yet another California healthcare breach-related lawsuit - this one involving Alere Home Monitoring - has been dismissed because of the lack of proof that anyone actually viewed data stored on an unencrypted computer device that was stolen.
Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel says much of the Obama administration's efforts will involve getting whatever IT security policy passed on whatever vehicle is available as long as the measure is acceptable to the White House.