An individual claiming to be the hacker who posted four healthcare databases on the dark web reveals some of his tactics. We take a close look at the risks posed to one affected clinic, which faces a ransom demand.
While PCI compliance is a priority for many U.S. retailers, some major companies in Australia say they'd rather forego the cost of compliance and risk the possibility of steep fines if a card breach occurs.
Comodo made no new friends last week when it claimed that a nonprofit project, Let's Encrypt, stole its business model. Now, the digital certificate giant says it will not pursue applications aimed at securing trademarks using the phrase "Let's Encrypt."
The chief privacy officer's role has changed considerably, particularly in response to today's cyberthreats. As a result, CPOs at banking institutions need to be collaborators, designers, gatekeepers, teachers and more.
"Align technology with businesses" is an old phrase. But information security is now part of this change, making strides to align with growth as a business enabler. Enter: the converged technology operations center.
Emerging malware increasingly puts banks and their customers at risk for fraud. The sooner malware is detected and removed, the less likely banks are to suffer regulatory penalties and fines, and steep losses linked to fraud.
After the complete collapse of network security at Sony Pictures - in the wake of its data breach - it's important that we highlight some of the organization's fundamental security mistakes. Here's a macro view of the lessons we must all learn.
Organizations in all business sectors should take a series of steps to guard against "visual hacking," a low-tech method used to capture sensitive, confidential and private information for unauthorized use.
A colleague suggested we might experience yet another crisis in trust when consumers and merchants realize that EMV does not solve all their problems. I find it timely to talk about the limitations of EMV.
Financial Institutions already apply out-of-band security in many instances. The challenge is: How do we help protect payment cards when they are used at any number of online and brick-and-mortar retailers?
With the White House set to issue its cybersecurity framework next month, a former CIA chief information security information officer vividly explains why the set of best IT security practices won't necessarily protect the nation's critical infrastructure.