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.
An important lesson to learn from the massive JPMorgan Chase breach is that banks can't just focus on protecting card data and online banking accounts; they also must protect their customers' personally identifiable information.
One year after HIPAA Omnibus Rule enforcement began, why do so many healthcare entities and business associates continue to struggle with even the most basic requirements? Security expert Andrew Hicks offers insights.