Breaches continue to plague the regular operations of victimized organizations. Take, for instance, the U.S. Postal Service, which says a cyber-intrusion has forced it to delay the filing of its annual financial report.
Following a "Flash Alert" from the FBI, organizations must mitigate the risk posed by dangerous "wiper" malware attacks designed to erase hard drives. Malware expert Roel Schouwenberg offers strategic advice.
In the wake of the FBI issuing a warning that a U.S. business, reportedly Sony Pictures Entertainment, has been attacked using a dangerous form of "wiper" malware, security experts weigh in on the news and offer mitigation advice.
While security experts are predicting a significant uptick in point-of-sale attacks, as usual, during the holiday shopping season, they say retailers are better prepared to fight fraud because they've beefed up security.
Hewlett Foundation President Larry Kramer explains why the group is funding academic efforts to lay the cornerstone for sustainable public policy to deal with the growing cyberthreats faced by governments, businesses and individuals.
The U.S. Postal Service on Nov. 10 confirmed a data breach that affected some of its information systems. This infographic offers a timeline of the breach investigation provided by an official during a Congressional hearing.
An ongoing legal dispute between the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and its former contractor, Xerox, has led the state agency to report a breach it claims affected 2 million individuals. Learn what both sides have to say about the case.
Retailers cannot avoid innovation. Yet, cybercriminals thrive when retailers innovate. What, then, can retailers do to stop cybercriminals from breaching their defenses? Here are three key questions to answer.
The director of the National Security Agency, Navy Admiral Michael Rogers, says he expects to see adversaries launch a cyber-attack in the next few years aimed at severely damaging America's critical infrastructure.
Cybersecurity specialists need to learn to think like an adversary in order to develop sound defense strategies, says Greg Shannon, chief scientist at the CERT Division of Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute.
Testifying at a House hearing, a U.S. Postal Service official defended the delay in notifying USPS workers of a breach that exposed Social Security numbers, contending authorities initially didn't know what data was pilfered.
Two Democratic members of Congress have sent letters to 16 financial institutions seeking information about any data breaches they've experienced and briefings from corporate IT security officers as Congress considers cybersecurity legislation.