In this week's breach roundup, read about three healthcare incidents, including the theft of two unencrypted laptops that contained patient data and paper records scheduled for shredding that went missing.
The Schnucks grocery store chain is investigating a possible breach that may have exposed credit and debit details. One issuer says cards linked to Schnucks have been used for fraud in at least five states.
Health data breaches involving the loss or theft of unencrypted computing devices are a persistent problem, according to the most recent federal statistics. A security expert offers insights and advice.
Beyond mobile device and data security, what are the ID and access challenges facing security leaders - and how are cutting-edge organizations tackling them? CSOs Elayne Starkey and Malcolm Harkins share tips.
The bill's chief sponsor says agencies struggle with cyberthreats. "This update to FISMA will incorporate the last decade of technological innovation, while also addressing FISMA shortcomings realized over the past years." Rep. Darrell Issa says.
From managers who steal to innocent employees who are duped, the insider threat is evolving. Researchers Dawn Cappelli and Randy Trzeciak share their latest insight on malicious and accidental insider risks.
A 26-year-old former web producer charged with helping Anonymous hack into the website of the media giant Tribune Co. provided members of the hacktivist group with log-in credentials for a computer server, according to federal authorities.
A software vulnerability brought down the website that gives the public access to the National Vulnerability Database, which is run by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the U.S. federal agency that produces information security guidance.