C-level executives are 12 times more likely to be the target of social incidents and nine times more likely to be the target of social breaches. This is among the key findings of the latest Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report. Author John Grim shares insight.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a long-expected executive order that bans the purchase of telecommunication equipment from nations deemed to pose a spying risk. Also, Huawei was banned by the Commerce Department from buying U.S. components without obtaining a license first.
European privacy authorities have received nearly 65,000 data breach notifications since the EU's General Data Protection Regulation went into full effect in May 2018. Privacy regulators have also imposed at least $63 million in GDPR fines.
Fast Retailing, the parent company of several of Japan's biggest retail clothing chains, is warning customers of an attack that exposed email addresses and partial credit card information of more than 460,000 of the company's customers. The attackers apparently used credential stuffing techniques.
The indictment of two Chinese men for a 2014 cyberattack on health insurer Anthem that compromised information on nearly 80 million individuals contains extensive details about the incident that security professionals can use to help with their breach prevention strategies.
Equifax has reported a loss in its latest quarter due to ongoing incident response, legal, investigative and corporate information security overhaul costs resulting from its 2017 data breach. The credit reporting giant says that so far, it's spent $1.4 billion as a result of the massive breach.
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Two Chinese men have been indicted on charges related to the breach of health insurer Anthem, which saw the personal information of 78.8 million individuals stolen, as well as attacks against three other large U.S. companies.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the FBI takedown of DeepDotWeb, a dark net portal. Also featured are discussions on healthcare app security and the repercussions of poor coding security.
Traditionally, enterprises have built networks and then added security elements. But in what he describes as "the third generation of security," Fortinet's John Maddison promotes a model of security-driven networking. Hear how this can improve an organization's security posture.
The rapid pace of technological advancement has brought with it the emergence of a number of pain points
as each new technology poses a host of new security challenges. Digital transformation creates challenges
for any organization, but for smaller enterprises with a more compact staff, these changes risk...
It is not uncommon to hear about the perpetual shortage of skilled personnel in the cybersecurity industry. The 2017 Frost & Sullivan/(ISC)2 Global Information Workforce Study concluded that by 2022, the industry would face a 1.8 million worker shortfall.1
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There's good reason that's an increasingly common battle cry among cyber security professionals: Fresh digital security threats continually emerge from new and unexpected sources. Just consider the sudden spread of viruses like WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya, the expansion of ransomware threats, the growth in coinmining...
Attackers are in a constant race to update and refine their approach to stay a step ahead of cybersecurity
professionals. Recently, cybercriminals have adjusted the delivery mechanism of their "payload" away from
traditional attack methods. Most often, security breaches are associated with a malicious executable...
Historically, the most damaging breaches occur months or even years before the organization realizes it. By the time the breach is discovered, enormous financial and subsequent reputational loses have accrued. In 2018, a major hotel chain reported a customer data breach where attackers had been mining information...