Citing recent data leakage incidents, some security experts are questioning whether the Reserve Bank of India's recent decision to mandate a migration to Aadhaar-based biometric authentication for electronic payment transactions is a good move.
Free advice for breached businesses: Once you admit that you've suffered a data breach or that you're investigating a security incident, disseminate that message far and wide so no one can accuse you of trying to cover it up. That's the lesson from an incident at BlowOut Cards, a sports card trading site.
The success of Operation SAMBRE, a global cybercrime investigation into the theft of billions of dollars from banks throughout the world, proves why information sharing between law enforcement and the private sector is key to battling cybercrime.
The purported hacking of computers of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, by the same Russian group that targeted Hillary Clinton's campaign, signifies an expansion of the goals of the attackers that extend beyond trying to influence the outcome of Western elections.
The agency that enforces HIPAA is urging healthcare organizations and their business associates to ramp up their efforts to share information on cyber threats as part of a broader effort to develop more mature information security programs.