Figuring out how Edward Snowden breached NSA computers is sort of like solving a puzzle. Take public information and match it with an understanding of how organizations get hacked, and the pieces seem to fall into place.
Attorneys discuss the significance of the 10-year prison sentence for hacker Jeremy Hammond, who pleaded guilty in connection with a 2011 breach of Stratfor, a global intelligence firm that provides services to the U.S. government.
Google has agreed to a $17 million settlement with 37 states and the District of Columbia over its unauthorized placement of cookies on computers using Apple Safari Web browsers, which the states claim was a privacy violation.
The breach of a card loyalty marketing company has reignited discussions about the roles banking institutions, regulators and others play when it comes to mitigating third-party risks. Where should the buck stop?
Jeh Johnson, at his confirmation hearing to be the next Homeland Security secretary, pledges to fix internal cybersecurity problems at DHS before seeking further authority to have the department help other agencies get their IT security houses in order.
New payment card security standards issued by the PCI Council include a number of improvements, plus some glaring omissions, such as requirements for mobile, security experts say. What are their chief concerns?
Do you know how many government agencies or, for that matter, critical infrastructure operations that have been attacked online? Neither does Congress. But some senators have introduced legislation to find out.
New requirements to mitigate payment card risks posed by third parties, such as cloud providers and payment processors, are a focal point of the PCI Security Standards Council's updated data security standard.
Banking executives were among the CEOs who met with President Obama at the White House to discuss cybersecurity strategies. Paul Smocer of BITS explains how this discussion may pay off for financial institutions.
The settlement of a class action lawsuit against AvMed, a health plan company, stemming from a 2009 data breach, is significant because it awards payments to those who were not victims of identity theft.
Senior leaders in business and government are buying in to the need for more cybersecurity investments as well as threat-intelligence sharing, new research shows. But why are they still struggling to hire the right security pros?