Hacking is behind most large-scale data breaches. What steps can organizations and leaders take to safeguard their information post-attack? Karen Barney of the Identity Theft Resource Center offers advice.
Francoise Gilbert of the IT Law Group won't give Zappos an "A" for how the online retailer reacted to its recent data breach. So, what can organizations learn from the incident, so they're better prepared?
Verisign, operator of two of the 13 root name servers that route traffic on the Internet, has revealed that outsiders attacked its computer network several times in 2010, but top management did not learn of the incidents until September 2011.
The hacking group Anonymous Brazil has targeted the websites of several of Brazil's top financial institutions, including Banco Bradesco and Banco do Brasil, with distributed denial-of-service attacks, leaving the sites in the dark, the Associated Press reports.
Organizations that have experienced a breach report that three lessons they learned were to limit the amount of personal information collected, limit sharing data with third parties and limit the amount of data stored, a new survey shows.
A breach is a disaster, says business continuity specialist Ken Schroeder. So organizing an effective breach-response team does not require a reinvention of the wheel. What it does require is a holistic approach.