To ensure their business associates have conducted a thorough risk assessment and other HIPAA compliance tasks, covered entities must have a solid vendor management program in place, says security expert Mac McMillan.
Cosmetics supplies retailer Sally Beauty Supply now acknowledges that fewer than 25,000 records containing payment card data were illegally accessed and possibly removed as a result of a network intrusion.
Umpqua Bank is the latest U.S. banking institution to file a class action lawsuit against Target Corp. But what makes this suit stand out from the crowd of litigants? Two attorneys offer their insights.
Yi-Kai Liu, a computer scientist at NIST, explains how he's attempting to use quantum physics to devise a way to create a one-shot memory device that could help secure, for example, transactions or administrative passwords.
In the wake of recent high-profile breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus and other entities, see the latest research and insight about the broad impact of intense cyber-attacks and how to improve incident response.
Two Stanford University researchers are conducting a study using crowdsourcing to show that the NSA's culling of telephone metadata can reveal a lot about an individual. I joined the crowd to find out what the metadata says about me.
Fraudsters continually find new ways to attack, but too many organizations rely on old, unsuccessful methods to detect and prevent fraud. This is the premise, says David Mattos, VP Sales, with Easy Solutions.
In a preliminary step toward enactment of a new EU data protection law, the European Parliament on March 12 approved a draft proposal for a comprehensive overhaul of the EU's 1995 data protection directive.