Breached businesses in Europe: Brace for more class action lawsuits seeking material and non-material damages filed by victims following mandatory data breach notifications under GDPR, says attorney Jonathan Armstrong. He predicts more breach-related suits will succeed in Europe than in the United States.
Public cloud use is increasing as organizations leverage IaaS environments to improve operational agility and increase efficiency.
However, security teams are still struggling to maintain security visibility of dynamic, IaaS computing environments due to decentralization of IT, the expanding cloud attack surface,...
As the HIPAA security rule turns 20, it's time for regulators to make updates reflecting the changing cyberthreat landscape and technological evolution that's happened over the past two decades, says security expert Tom Walsh.
This white paper looks at how payment innovation is impacting fraud departments and the growing importance of removing friction to improve the customer experience. The mobile and online channels are the future; being able to authenticate returning customers and determine who new applicants really are will be essential...
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features a discussion of California's groundbreaking new privacy law as well as an update on the potential impact of the hacker group responsible for the Ticketmaster breach.
Look at information security through the lens of business risk, and you'll begin to make decisions about security in light of their impact on the business.
With security threats emerging faster than ever, what if your most important information is not protected? What strategic business advantage do you gain if it is...
Australian medical booking platform HealthEngine offered AU$25 (US$19) gift vouchers to dental patients who sent photos of their treatment invoices to the company, which it positioned to patients as "invaluable" research. Privacy experts say the company may have fallen afoul of Australian privacy guidelines.
Cryptocurrency money laundering is increasing dramatically, being already three times greater than in 2017. And we're only half way through the year, observes Dave Jevans, Founder and CEO of CipherTrace, and chairman of the Anti-Phishing Working Group.
Federal authorities have arrested more than 35 suspects on charges that include selling illicit substances via darknet marketplaces - such as AlphaBay, Dream and Hansa - thanks in part to undercover agents posing as cryptocurrency money launderers. Authorities say the year-long investigation is continuing.
Europe's General Data Protection Regulation is reshaping the way organizations handle data. That's going to have an impact on the sharing of threat intelligence. But the Anti-Phishing Working Group hopes the law will provide legal clarity that will make more organizations comfortable with sharing threat data.
Look at information security through the lens of business risk, and you'll begin to make decisions about security in light of their impact on the business. With security threats emerging faster than ever, what if your most important information is not protected? What strategic business advantage do you gain if it is...
One day, organizations may be able to self-certify their GDPR compliance, says an official at the U.K.'s data privacy regulator. Regardless, experts recommend that organizations ensure they are focusing on continuous GDPR compliance and regularly testing their data breach response plans.
Experian is transforming from a credit reporting agency to a customer-driven data services company, and at the heart of all its services lies the need for secure, user-friendly authentication at every stage of the employee and customer experience. That's no small task, and they had to start with an established...
Experts have long warned that bitcoin is not as private as it appears. The very design of bitcoin, as well as some other virtual currencies, can lend a surprising amount of information about the groups using it to transact. In fact, it's sometimes easier to track than if criminals used the banking system.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Cybersecurity expert Brian Honan provides insights on why organizations that are not yet compliant with GDPR need to focus on several key steps. Also: An assessment of the progress women are making in building careers in information security.