Troy Leach of the PCI Security Standards Council says data security standards are not failing; they just aren't being applied continuously. And conformance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is just one piece of the puzzle.
Most organizations have yet to realize the cybersecurity benefits of big data analytics, says Russell Thomas of Zions Bank. He explains steps the pioneering bank is taking to revolutionize its big data operations.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel says the toughest international cybersecurity challenge facing the Obama administration is getting cooperation in coordinating responses to online crime.
Many consumers are concerned about whether their healthcare information will remain private once electronic records are routinely exchanged among providers, a new study confirms. But experts say organizations can take steps to bolster patient trust.
The Trojan "Laziok" targets energy firms throughout the Middle East, India, the U.S. and the U.K., warn security researchers at Symantec. The malware attempts to exploit a Microsoft Office bug patched in 2012.
Declaring a national emergency over hack attacks, President Obama signed an executive order authorizing the government to impose sanctions on hackers. But information security experts voice questions - and concerns.
Nine individuals have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from their roles in an identity fraud scheme. Among the defendants is a former military hospital worker who stole soldiers' personal information to file false federal tax returns, prosecutors say.
Some legal and security experts are questioning the potential effectiveness of President Obama's new executive order that allows the U.S. government to block or seize the assets of individuals suspected of launching significant cyber-attacks
While several experts say two new cyberthreat alerts from the FFIEC are primarily designed to make sure that smaller institutions are mitigating ongoing threats, Shirley Inscoe of Aite says they could also be an indicator of new threats on the horizon.
A new report serves as a reminder about the importance of medical device cybersecurity. But it's also a wake-up call for healthcare organizations to seriously consider consumer wearable health devices in their risk management strategies.
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two former federal agents with money laundering and wire fraud based on allegations that they attempted to profit from the investigation into the underground narcotics marketplace known as "Silk Road."
Application security is not keeping pace with evolving attacks, says Prasenjit Saha, a CEO at the consultancy Happiest Minds Technologies. One problem: lack of a standard, secure coding process in the application development life cycle.