Partners HealthCare System announced that it is the latest healthcare organization hit by a data breach attributed to a phishing attack. The records of an estimated 3,300 individuals may have been compromised in the incident.
The latest victim of malware attacks against point-of-sale system vendor NEXTEP is foodservice management company Compass Group, which says payment card data for up to 70,000 users of self-service kiosks was exposed.
In developing markets such as Asia and the Middle East, how can security practitioners best prepare themselves to tackle the rapidly-changing threat landscape? Resilience is the key, says security leader Bruce Schneier.
Laws rarely, if ever, keep up with technology, but even if they could, the consequences could prove more harmful than the benefits. That was evident at a House hearing that addressed default encryption of mobile devices.
As the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference enters its third year, event director Ayusha Tyagi discusses the event's heritage, objectives and key themes to be explored by security professionals this year.
What will it take for the security leaders of 2020 to be the true guardians of their enterprises? Daniel Lohrmann shares insight in a keynote address from the Gulf Information Security conference in Dubai.
A report that Russian hackers read President Obama's email correspondence raises further questions about White House cybersecurity, say IT security experts, who offer insights on protecting White House systems.
The Department of Defense has unveiled an updated cybersecurity strategy that officially acknowledges for the first time that the U.S. military is willing to use cyberwarfare to defend U.S. interests against cyber-enemies.
A class-action suit filed by U.S. banks and credit unions that's pending against Target could prove fruitful for the banks and credit unions, says attorney Chris Pierson, chief security officer at invoicing and payments provider Viewpost.
In conducting due diligence, investors spend more time than ever assessing the cyber-risk posed by the company targeted for acquisition, says Jacob Olcott, VP for business development at Bitsight Technologies.
Mark Clancy, CEO of Soltra, which provides an automated information sharing platform, says banks and credit unions that don't share threat intelligence will never advance their information risk management practices.