Information Security Media Group recently hosted a Twitter chat on the latest fraud trends featuring analyst Avivah Litan, director of research at Gartner, Read the entire transcript of the #ISMGprotalk Twitter chat.
Early reports suggested Russian hackers are behind complex attacks and network intrusions at multiple U.S. financial services firms, including JPMorgan Chase. But security experts warn against jumping to conclusions, based on scant evidence.
The PCI Security Standards Council has issued an alert offering insights for mitigating the threat of "Backoff" POS malware, which has hit 1,000 U.S. businesses. Plus, the council is providing updated guidance for maintaining PCI-DSS compliance.
Russian hackers stole data from JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank in a mid-August attack against the U.S. financial system, according to a Bloomberg news report. The attack allegedly resulted in the loss of "gigabytes" of sensitive data.
In an in-depth interview, Adam Sedgewick, the point man for the NIST cybersecurity framework, addresses misconceptions about the guidance, the costs to implement it and its role as a marketplace catalyst.
Digital privacy isn't a privilege or a policy. It's a fundamental human right, says Rajesh Vellakkat, partner in the law firm of Fox Mandal & Associates. What are today's top legal challenges to privacy?
News that Community Health Systems suffered a massive data breach illustrated yet again the U.S. healthcare sector's vulnerability. This infographic takes a look at the top five health data breaches in recent years.
The IAPP has launched a new privacy certification designed for IT, security and engineering pros. What are the key elements of this new program? JC Cannon, a privacy author and educator, shares details.
What lessons can be learned from recent high-profile breaches? IT security experts John Pescatore of the SANS Institute and Ron Ross of NIST explain how organizations can work to mitigate the new-style data breach threat. Listen to the conversation.
Security intelligence firm LogRhythm has launched what it calls a "threat intelligence ecosystem" in collaboration with five other security vendors, giving customers the ability to customize the information they want in their intelligence feeds.
More than 1,000 U.S. businesses have likely been infected by Backoff, a new point-of-sale malware linked to numerous remote-access attacks, according to an Aug. 22 advisory from the Department of Homeland Security.
Financial institutions feel the pain of recent retail breaches, and they seek new ways to secure payments and fight fraud. But how can security leaders influence changes within their own organizations?
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel is under fire for perceived 'bragging' about his lack of technical expertise. But was Daniel, in fact, bragging? And is he off base in saying his job doesn't require deep technical experience?
As more organizations accommodate employees' demands to use mobile devices, ensuring the security of the applications on those smart phones and tablets has become critical. That's why NIST is developing new apps testing guidance.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, FreedomPay unveils a point-to-point-encryption payment technology solution as part of its cloud-based platform, and Rain Networks and Data Motion launch a partnership.