Will the Equifax breach upend the rules of the data breach notification game? Will it even be discussed in another year? Already, the breach is leading to tough questions about how personal data gets stored, sold and secured - or not - in the United States. Equifax also should consider itself lucky that it didn't lose...
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation has been the buzz of 2017, and security leaders globally understand the regulation's basics, including the 72-hour breach reporting mandate, the May 2018 enforcement date and the noncompliance penalty of up to 4 percent of annual global revenue or 20 million...
Status check: With just several months to go until any organization that handles Europeans' personal data must comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, or GPDR, how prepared are organizations? While the May 25, 2018, enforcement date is fast approaching, EU privacy watchdogs are continuing to issue...
The Question is WHEN? Here are some sobering facts:
54% of breaches remain undiscovered for months;
60% of an organization's data is stolen within hours of an attack.
So what can you do about it?
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"How secure are we?" That's one of the most common questions asked by boards and senior managers. But security and technology leaders do not always have ready answers, says Jacob Olcott of BitSight Technologies. Are they even using the right security metrics?
In an interview about cybersecurity metrics, Olcott...
The security of Internet-connected toys is in the limelight after toymaker VTech acknowledged suffering a data breach that affects 5 million accounts and personal information and photographs relating to more than 200,000 children.
Ireland's Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin drew a capacity crowd for a full day of security briefings, networking, hotly contested capture-the-flag and secure-coding challenges, as well as a chance to sharpen one's lock-picking skills.
Despite near-constant warnings from law enforcement officials and the information security community, too many organizations still aren't taking security seriously, experts warned at the Irish Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin.
The U.S. Postal Service on Nov. 10 confirmed a data breach that affected some of its information systems. This infographic offers a timeline of the breach investigation provided by an official during a Congressional hearing.
Part 1: Fraud and Tomorrow's Breach Targets
For as long as data can be compromised and misused, businesses that store or transmit data will be at risk of compromise. Yet those industries and segments that are common targets today are implementing solutions, such as data obfuscation and advanced authentication, which...
Verizon isn't offering many details about two retailer breaches it's reportedly investigating, which may be linked to the Target breach. But IntelCrawler's Dan Clements says the merchants were likely breached several weeks ago.