The settlement of a class action lawsuit against AvMed, a health plan company, stemming from a 2009 data breach, is significant because it awards payments to those who were not victims of identity theft.
The Army Research Laboratory is collaborating with five research universities on a $23 million, 5-year initiative to develop what's being characterized as a new science to detect, model and mitigate cyber-attacks.
Senior leaders in business and government are buying in to the need for more cybersecurity investments as well as threat-intelligence sharing, new research shows. But why are they still struggling to hire the right security pros?
Prosecutors have charged a resident of Great Britain with hacking thousands of U.S. government computers, including those at the U.S. Army and a number of federal agencies, to steal massive amounts of confidential information.
Organizations must develop a "defensible response" to data breaches and fraud incidents because of the likelihood of a regulatory investigation or legal action, says attorney Kim Peretti, a former Department of Justice cybercrime prosecutor.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including two thefts of portable electronic devices exposing health information and a reminder to apply security controls to employee-owned devices.
The Department of Veterans Affairs faces ongoing breach prevention challenges, according to recent investigations. Learn what the scrutiny has revealed and what the VA is doing to bolster breach prevention.
Our inaugural Fraud Summit on Oct. 22 at the Meadowlands in New Jersey will feature an impressive lineup of information security leaders offering timely insights about practical risk mitigation strategies.
Security teams struggling to detect signs of threats hidden in mountains of data are attracted to big data analytics. But experts advise security professionals to take an incremental approach, starting out with smaller projects.