Technology will always play a critical role in security. Yet, companies cannot rely exclusively on the tools. People present a number of security-related problems that companies must address with education.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, Soltra, an FS-ISAC and DTCC joint venture, launches a threat intelligence platform, while Tripwire and Palo Alto Networks announce the integration of APT technologies.
Lost and stolen mobile devices might be a leading cause of data breaches. But it's a strategic mistake for enterprises to focus too heavily on device security, says Christy Wyatt, CEO of Good Technology.
For the first time since 2010, the FFIEC has released updated guidance about Bank Secrecy Act compliance requirements and money-laundering risks. As a result, a fraud expert says banks should brace for more regulatory scrutiny in early 2015.
Has your personal information been compromised in a data breach this year? This infographic showcases incidents that have affected various sectors, from banking to restaurants, proving that no industry is safe from a cyber-attack.
A new U.K. government report accuses social networks of serving as a "safe haven for terrorists," inflaming what some see as tense relations in the post-Snowden era between the British government and Silicon Valley.
A massive international operation has resulted in the arrest of 118 people suspected of using stolen card data to buy airline tickets, or using fake tickets, thanks to big data capabilities for combating crime.
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.
The FDIC reveals more details about pending cybersecurity guidance that is expected to address specific types of cyber-attacks. Industry analysts say these new guidelines could signal more frequent updates from regulators.
Retailers cannot avoid innovation. Yet, cybercriminals thrive when retailers innovate. What, then, can retailers do to stop cybercriminals from breaching their defenses? Here are three key questions to answer.
Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry says "it's only fair" that merchants should be responsible for some of the expenses that result when their systems are breached. Now, security experts consider the implications of his comments.