The loss of a server at a Visionworks optical wear retail store in Maryland offers a reminder not only of the importance of encryption but also the value of good inventory management and data disposal practices.
Organizations in all business sectors should take a series of steps to guard against "visual hacking," a low-tech method used to capture sensitive, confidential and private information for unauthorized use.
To protect against medical ID theft and fraud, healthcare organizations need to build comprehensive security programs that go beyond just putting their "finger in the dike," says security expert Mark Ford of Deloitte.
Microsoft has issued a patch to correct a critical vulnerability in Schannel, which encrypts transactions on most Windows platforms. The bug is "concerning" for organizations running the service, some experts say, comparing it to the Heartbleed flaw.
"It's a tough conversation, telling [clients] they've spent a lot of money on defense-in-depth that isn't working," says FireEye CEO David DeWalt. "If they don't change, they're risking their company."
Advanced threats, targeted attacks and enterprise mobility have re-shaped how we approach security, and they've also influenced the growth of FireEye. CEO David DeWalt discusses the highs and lows of his tenure.
BYOD is evolving into the "BYO-everything" trend, says Chris Clark, president of IBM's Fiberlink. He discusses Apple and IBM's enterprise mobility deal, as well as how mobility continues to reshape computing.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says it has implemented a number of security improvements to the HealthCare.gov website and systems as it gears up to launch the second annual open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act.
Security researchers recently uncovered a new version of the Backoff POS malware, which offers several new features that make it tougher to eradicate. This infographic offers a roundup of a number of significant recent malware developments.
FireEye is warning Apple users about a flaw in which downloaded malicious apps can replace genuine iOS apps, an exploit the security firm is dubbing the "Masque Attack." Experts offer insights on mitigating the threat.
MasterCard is testing a biometric wristband that authenticates a user's identity for payment card transactions by monitoring their heartbeat. Payment experts weigh in on whether the technology has the potential for widespread use in preventing card fraud.
Poor post-breach communication can cause as much damage to a company's reputation as the cyber-incident itself, says Al Pascual, a senior analyst at Javelin Strategy & Research, who will speak at ISMG's Fraud Summit Dallas.