Umpqua Bank is the latest U.S. banking institution to file a class action lawsuit against Target Corp. But what makes this suit stand out from the crowd of litigants? Two attorneys offer their insights.
Having cyber-responders from various civilian agencies located on the same campus should help foster new ideas to battle threats to critical government and private-sector IT systems, a top administration official says.
Healthcare organizations can now take advantage of a growing number of resources offering guidance on improving medical device security. Learn about the latest security assessment framework that's now being tested.
Phyllis Schneck, the Department of Homeland Security's deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity, equates the department's continuous diagnostics and mitigation initiative with a medical probe detecting an infection in the human body.
Legislation has been introduced in the House and Senate that would require a "kill switch" on smart phones, allowing consumers to remotely wipe personal data from their mobile devices if they're lost or stolen.
In the second full day of RSA 2014, ISMG's editors record exclusive video interviews with Troy Leach of the PCI Council, Adam Sedgewick of NIST and Gartner's Avivah Litan. What insights do these thought-leaders share?
An address by FBI Director James Comey at the RSA security conference seems to equate civil liberties and privacy. But when he offers an example of balancing Americans' rights with cybersecurity, he mainly refers to the civil liberties, not privacy.
Lawsuits that card issuers have filed against Target to help recoup expenses associated with the retailer's breach aren't likely to reap big rewards, two legal experts say. But they are sending a strong message.
A new guide from WEDI offers some basic tips for organizations assessing incidents under the HIPAA Omnibus breach notification rule. But it's important to address additional factors for effective beach assessment and response, two experts say.