News that Community Health Systems suffered a massive data breach illustrated yet again the U.S. healthcare sector's vulnerability. This infographic takes a look at the top five health data breaches in recent years.
Financial institutions feel the pain of recent retail breaches, and they seek new ways to secure payments and fight fraud. But how can security leaders influence changes within their own organizations?
Leading this week's industry news roundup, FreedomPay unveils a point-to-point-encryption payment technology solution as part of its cloud-based platform, and Rain Networks and Data Motion launch a partnership.
Following Target's data breach in December 2013, the fallout for the company continues to grow. This latest infographic from DataBreachToday shows the impact of the incident in terms of breach expenses and other factors.
Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals, says a network breach exposed 4.5 million patients' personal information. Forensics experts believe the attacker was an "advanced persistent threat group originating from China."
Customers increasingly use digital channels to interact with organizations. But these interactions raise new security concerns that must be addressed by IAM solutions, says David Gormley of CA Technologies.
Leading this week's industry news, IBM acquires Lighthouse Security Group, LLC to integrate Lighthouse Gateway, an identity management solution. Oracle introduces a solution to help securely manage encryption keys.
Identity fraud is one of consumers' most feared crimes, and at banks those schemes translate into application fraud. FICO's Adam Davies discusses today's common application fraud scams and how to stop them.
Detecting and preventing advanced attacks isn't just a technology issue - it's a business risk that needs to be elevated to the highest levels of an organization. Trend Micro's Tom Kellermann shares strategies.
This week's top reported breach incidents, including the report by Hold Security warning that a Russian cyber gang had breached 1.2 billion passwords, all have one thing in common: They leave numerous questions unanswered.
Expect every new warning of cybercrime attacks, online espionage or the malware du jour to be slickly marketed, with the announcements carefully timed. But is this bad for either the information security community or attackers' victims?