A breach involving the posting of information about 15,000 Boston Medical Center patients on a transcription firm's unsecured website serves as a reminder of the importance of monitoring the security practices of business associates.
Scores of banking/security leaders gathered at the SF Fraud Summit to learn from the nation's leading experts on topics such as account takeover, big data analytics, insider risks and payment card fraud.
Faced with a vulnerability that exposes Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser to a zero-day exploit involved in recent targeted attacks, CISOs need to take prompt action, security specialists say. Learn the steps they recommend.
The recent Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report notes more than 16,000 incidents in the past year where sensitive information was unintentionally exposed. "Nearly every incident involves some element of human error," the report notes.
The fact that the U.S. federal government would, under some circumstances, exploit software vulnerabilities to attack cyber-adversaries didn't perturb a number of IT security providers attending the 2014 Infosecurity Europe conference in London.
Following news of a serious zero-day exploit impacting several versions of Internet Explorer, the Department of Homeland Security is urging the use of other Web browsers until the issue has been remediated.
With the news that several large technology companies are going to assist in funding critical open source projects such as OpenSSL following the Heartbleed exploit, security experts weigh in on the move.
Following a data breach, sensitive information, including credit card data, is often sold through the underground economy. Security experts discuss why it's so difficult to shut down online criminal forums.
A data breach at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, which already has resulted in a lawsuit, compromised information on as many as 27,000 employees and led to 788 workers falling victim to tax fraud.