On the day Target's CEO resigned in the aftermath of a massive data breach, the Ponemon Institute issued its 2014 Cost of Data Breach Study, which Chairman Larry Ponemon says helps explain why CEOs should be more involved in breach preparedness and response.
Microsoft has issued a fix for the Internet Explorer bug, including an update for Windows XP users. The update repairs a vulnerability in the browser that could allow hackers to gain control of a user's computer.
DDoS attacks have grown in sophistication. But so have organizations' dependencies on the services disrupted by DDoS, says Corero's Ashley Stephenson. How should security leaders respond to protect their critical services?
When it comes to DDoS attacks, the hacktivists get all the headlines, but there is a robust service industry behind the scenes, supporting these sophisticated strikes, says Darren Anstee of Arbor Networks.
Faced with a vulnerability that exposes Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser to a zero-day exploit involved in recent targeted attacks, CISOs need to take prompt action, security specialists say. Learn the steps they recommend.
Following news of a serious zero-day exploit impacting several versions of Internet Explorer, the Department of Homeland Security is urging the use of other Web browsers until the issue has been remediated.
The Consumer Bankers Association doesn't have an official stance on lawsuits that have been filed by banks against breached retailers, but the association's David Pommerehn says the CBA does support banks' rights to recover losses.
The burden of complying with regulations can be stressful, but the cost of a breach is too high to ignore.
Whether you are a HIPAA-covered entity or business associate, the changes to HIPAA through the HITECH Act have expanded the privacy and security regulations affecting your organization, as well as penalties...
Fraud Summit - San Francisco 2014 - In the U.S., the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Secret Service have played critical roles in investigating financial fraud cases, tracking down the perpetrators and bringing them to justice. Yet, within many private sector organizations there remain questions about when and how...