The latest entrant into the password "hall of shame" is Sony Pictures Entertainment. As the ongoing dumps of Sony data by Guardians of Peace highlight, Sony apparently stored unencrypted passwords with inadequate access controls.
Retailers cannot avoid innovation. Yet, cybercriminals thrive when retailers innovate. What, then, can retailers do to stop cybercriminals from breaching their defenses? Here are three key questions to answer.
Security experts warn of an increased risk that terrorists will disrupt the financial sector via cyber-attacks. In response, law enforcement authorities who monitor U.S. and U.K. financial markets plan to embed employees in each other's organizations.
As part of their breach response strategies, organizations need to establish clear guidelines in advance so they know when it's appropriate to offer victims free credit monitoring or ID theft protection services.
As the IT security workforce reaches a record high in the United States, what does that workforce look like? It remains overwhelmingly white and male. Here's an explanation of the latest employment statistics.
Healthcare organizations are still struggling to make sense of all the emerging cyberthreats they face and figure out how best to share the latest intelligence and stretch limited security resources. But some are making bold moves.
Security experts are advising Google users to change their passwords in the wake of almost 5 million usernames and passwords surfacing on Russian cybercrime forums. But some of the stolen data may be several years old.
Information Security Media Group recently hosted a Twitter chat on the latest fraud trends featuring analyst Avivah Litan, director of research at Gartner, Read the entire transcript of the #ISMGprotalk Twitter chat.
A security expert and average consumers respond differently to the eBay breach. As most customers retain a high degree of faith in online merchant security, the expert believes eBay committed a serious sin in its lack of strong authentication.
Characterizing the state of employment among American information security practitioners, executive recruiter Joyce Brocaglia says, "We are experiencing negative unemployment in the field of information security."
As Keith Alexander tells it, when he led the National Security Agency, he didn't exist. Alexander discovered that 'fact' after he retired on May 21 as director of the NSA and commander of the Cyber Command and began shopping to buy a new home.