Ignorance is not bliss. Two new studies, when viewed together, show that consumers' ignorance of the consequences of their actions coupled with enterprises' unawareness of their computing environment equal unacceptable risk.
The cost of a data breach is down, say the latest Ponemon Institute study. But as the Global Payments breach shows, organizations still have many reasons to be concerned, says researcher Larry Ponemon.
Creating a more trusted Internet ecosystem should help all types of enterprises and leaders implement identity management solutions that extend beyond usernames and passwords, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt says.
In the wake of the Global Payments Inc. card breach, ID theft expert Neal O'Farrell says banks and credit unions must be proactive with outreach to customers. What should institutions' messages include?