Congress heard testimony from cybersecurity experts this week about the steps that should be taken to minimize the risk of breaches of the payments system. Learn what Troy Leach of the PCI Council and others had to say.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a breach at the food company Smucker's that compromised payment information, and an incident involving suspicious activity on a North Dakota University server.
NIST information risk guru Ron Ross, in a video interview, previews new guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology that's aimed at helping organizations architect their IT infrastructures to be secure from the get-go.
In the wake of its data breach last year, Target Corp. is overhauling its information security and compliance practices, launching a search for a new CIO and creating the position of chief information security officer.
Social networking site Meetup has been facing ongoing DDoS attacks. It received a notification the attacks would continue unless it paid a fee, which highlights the rising concern of extortion tied to DDoS.