Financial institutions feel the pain of recent retail breaches, and they seek new ways to secure payments and fight fraud. But how can security leaders influence changes within their own organizations?
Patients and healthcare providers need to recognize that Web-enabled mobile health devices that fall under the umbrella of the "Internet of Things" potentially can put personal information at risk, says Intel Security executive Greg Brown.
2014 has seen an explosion of mobile banking demand and services. But as the channel grows, so do the threats against it. What are today's top threats, and how can institutions offer more secure mobile banking?
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel is under fire for perceived 'bragging' about his lack of technical expertise. But was Daniel, in fact, bragging? And is he off base in saying his job doesn't require deep technical experience?
As more organizations accommodate employees' demands to use mobile devices, ensuring the security of the applications on those smart phones and tablets has become critical. That's why NIST is developing new apps testing guidance.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, FreedomPay unveils a point-to-point-encryption payment technology solution as part of its cloud-based platform, and Rain Networks and Data Motion launch a partnership.
As UPS Stores reveals that 51 of its locations were infected with POS malware, a restaurant in New Orleans confirms its POS system was breached using Backoff - malware about which federal authorities recently issued a warning. Experts offer analysis.
News about the existence of a new government leaker exposing national security documents shows that - even one year after Edward Snowden - organizations still don't have a handle on the insider threat.
The breach at Community Health Systems that compromised information on 4.5 million patients was the result of hackers taking advantage of the Heartbleed flaw, according to one security vendor. Other security experts weigh in on the potential cause.
Michael Daniel explains that among his biggest challenges as special assistant to the president is fully understanding the economics and psychology behind cybersecurity, topics that few people have mastered.
Senior leaders are often faced with tough budget decisions. That's why winning support for an investment in an identity and access management tools requires painting a clear picture of the value to the business.
Apple's forthcoming iOS 8 includes a number of useful new security and privacy features, says Symantec threat researcher Candid Wueest. But there are missing features he'd still like to see implemented.