Account takeover techniques are getting more sophisticated; new "account checkers" are helping hackers automate their processes. The trend is just one more reason why we need advanced forms of authentication.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel sees significant savings in continuous diagnostics because the automated approach to identifying systems vulnerabilities could replace costly checklist compliance reporting.
Breaches are expensive, embarrassing and entice additional scrutiny from regulators and consumers alike. By taking eight key steps, you can protect private information and lessen the impact of breaches when they occur.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is cutting it close with deadlines to address the security risks of a project vital to new state health insurance exchanges slated to begin operations Oct. 1, a new report concludes.
NSA Deputy Director John Inglis tells a Senate panel that the agency neither fired nor admonished any personnel in connection with the leak by Edward Snowden of details about top-secret intelligence-gathering programs.
A judge finds WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy but convicts him on other charges. How will the mixed verdict sway NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's decision on whether to remain on the lam?
How were four Russians and a Ukrainian allegedly able to steal more than 160 million payment card numbers from corporate networks over seven years? An indictment announced by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman provides details.
Federal authorities announced indictments this week in a massive fraud scheme involving 160 million payment cards. Here is a rundown on the businesses affected by those attacks, and the data that was compromised.
Proposed breach notification legislation before Australia's parliament hopes to curb the disclosure of information to other countries. Privacy lawyer FranÃ§oise Gilbert explains the provision's significance.
Draft legislation circulating in the Senate, if enacted, would serve as Congress' endorsement of President Obama's order to create best practices that industry could voluntarily adopt, says Jacob Olcott, the former counsel to the committee that wrote the bill.
Frustration over the growing number of retail breaches is heating up. See what our readers had to say after the malware attack that hit MAPCO Express, and why they believe PCI compliance isn't enough to ensure security.