Financial institutions and businesses in other sectors must continually collect information about their online customers to ensure stronger authentication, says Avivah Litan, a fraud expert and analyst for the consultancy Gartner.
A North Carolina state website that provides the public with transparency into government spending inadvertently listed personal data on 1,300 patients. A security expert offers insights on preventing such breaches.
Although businesses understand the benefits of sharing cyber-threat information with law enforcement, they often let perceived legal constraints prevent them from collaborating, says Mary Galligan, a former FBI investigator.
Medical identity theft, an often underestimated crime, is one of the fastest growing offenses in America. It has claimed more than 1.8 million domestic victims so far this year - a 19 percent increase from 2012 - and is expected to get worse before it gets better.
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 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?
Organizations must guard against making three common mistakes when conducting an investigation of a data breach or fraud incident, says attorney Kim Peretti, a former Department of Justice cybercrime prosecutor.
A recent ATM fraud scheme that targeted banks in three states illustrates just how sophisticated ATM attacks have become, experts say. Learn how fraudsters are increasingly keeping their skimming schemes concealed.
In this week's breach roundup, read about TD Bank notifying 17,000 customers about the disclosure of their bank account statements and the theft of a hard drive that impacted 7,000 patients at University Hospitals of Cleveland.