The recent Sony and Epsilon breaches sent a strong reminder that companies lack transparency and aren't prepared to respond to a breach once it occurs, says Kirk Herath, Chief Privacy Officer at Nationwide Insurance Companies.
Wire fraud incidents from China prove current security measures, including multifactor authentication, are too easy to bypass. And security pundits say it all points back to why the financial industry needs more guidance about adequate online security.
Most furloughed federal employees would have had to turn in their BlackBerries and other mobile devices in a U.S. government shutdown. Just as well, using the technology could have resulted in an employee landing in the slammer.
RSA executives haven't been commenting publicly since the security solutions vendor revealed last week it had been victimized by a sophisticated cyberattack aimed at its SecurID two-factor authentication product. But weeks before the hack, I spoke with RSA Chief Technology Officer Bret Hartman about advanced...
The call to aid the devastated country of Haiti came just hours after a 7.0 earthquake hit the impoverished Caribbean island on Tuesday.
Just as quickly as the tweets came in asking for donations, so too came the cyber criminals looking to divert funds from legitimate charities to their own pockets.