The rising profile and increasingly complex nature of cyberattacks was a major development in 2015. What are the key threats for security practitioners to be wary of in the year ahead? FireEye CTO APAC Bryce Boland shares insights.
The HHS Office for Civil Rights will dramatically ramp up its HIPAA enforcement activities in 2016, fueled by a financial infusion from recent fines in HIPAA cases, predicts privacy attorney David Holtzman of CyngergisTek, a former OCR senior adviser.
Cybersecurity is becoming an issue in the U.S. presidential campaign, finally. That's good news because it's critical in our day-to-day lives. But are the candidates doing the issue justice in the way they address it?
GOP presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina proposes standing up a centralized cyber command that would be responsible for all aspects of government IT security response. But such a plan could face resistance in Congress if it gives the military authority over federal civilian cybersecurity.
New details emerging about a breach involving a former Morgan Stanley employee illustrate how a case of inappropriate access to data can blossom into something much more serious. The case shines a spotlight on the urgent need to mitigate insider threats.
In the age of payment card breaches, PCI compliance is a top priority for merchants and organizations that process electronic payments. But what difference does it make when its PCI compliance in the cloud? Steve Neville of Trend Micro shares insight.
The annual Black Hat Europe conference this year once again brought together numerous information security aficionados in Amsterdam for the latest training and security insights. Here are visual highlights from the conference.
As more banks and government agencies stop providing free BlackBerries to employees, the beleaguered smartphone manufacturer is attempting to reboot with the launch of its first Android smartphone, dubbed Priv for privacy.
Security researchers have demonstrated in a lab setting an information-stealing attack against Amazon Web Services users. But Amazon says its customers "using current software and following security best practices are not impacted by this situation."
Security experts trace many of the world's cybercrime attacks to Russia. But Russian authorities never extradite suspects, and they allow hackers to operate with impunity - if they play by some ground rules.
A controversy over the University of Oregon's handling of a student's mental health records is building momentum for reforms in a regulation that allows schools to use, and in some cases disclose, certain education records of students without their consent.
Is a hackable car defective? The auto industry likens hack attacks to troublemaking. But legislators and regulators are taking a closer look at connected cars and the safety risks posed by software bugs.
The Windows 10 Home edition being released by Microsoft includes on-by-default cloud services that may pose "bring your own device" risks to organizations, F-Secure security expert Sean Sullivan warns.
The Black Hat conference features presentations that have already led to very public warnings about remotely hackable flaws in everything from Jeep Cherokees and Linux-powered rifles to Android mobile devices and Mac OS X.