More than 30.6 million individuals have been affected by major healthcare data breaches since 2009, the latest federal tally shows. Some security experts predict breach trends will shift, with business associates being implicated more often.
An analysis of the Target breach prepared for a Senate committee is a political document that might help its patron's agenda but doesn't go far enough to identify technical solutions to help enterprises avoid Target-like breaches.
Following the release of a new report that analyzed how Target Corp. possibly missed several opportunities to prevent a massive data breach last year, U.S. senators grilled the company's CFO about the company's actions.
Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are a concern for all organizations. But financial institutions face unique challenges, and so they require a unique level of protection, says Mark Byers of Fortinet.
The No. 1 reason Congress, after five years of intensive efforts, has yet to enact comprehensive cybersecurity legislation is differences over how much liability protection to grant businesses to get them to share cyberthreat information.
A report prepared for a Senate committee provides an extensive analysis of how retailer Target Corp. possibly missed several opportunities to prevent the massive data breach that compromised the credit card details of millions of customers.
A new report from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada says gaps in carrying out security policies led to the exposure of 583,000 records last year at Employment and Social Development Canada, which administers student loans.
As the California Department of Motor Vehicles continues its investigation into a possible breach of its online payments processing system, financial services industry sources explain why a link to recent retailer breaches is unlikely.
An anti-American hacktivist group calling itself Anonymous Ukraine has posted more than 7 million credit card numbers online, but it appears unlikely most of them could be used for fraud, according to the cybersecurity firm Risk Based Security.
When a former U.S. president acknowledges that he won't use e-mail to correspond with foreign leaders to avoid snooping by the NSA, you know the image of America as a bastion of freedom - at least online - has dropped a few more notches.
Retail point-of-sale breaches at Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus have put a spotlight on payment card security and encryption. But achieving true end-to-end encryption isn't easy, says data protection specialist Richard Moulds.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is investigating a possible credit card breach after it was notified by law enforcement authorities of a "potential security issue within its credit card processing services."
The investigation of the disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370 is raising issues that are very similar to those considered in cybersecurity cases, ranging from the insider threat to deleting data from a computer.