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?
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel is under fire for perceived 'bragging' about his lack of technical expertise. But was Daniel, in fact, bragging? And is he off base in saying his job doesn't require deep technical experience?
As more organizations accommodate employees' demands to use mobile devices, ensuring the security of the applications on those smart phones and tablets has become critical. That's why NIST is developing new apps testing guidance.
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.
As UPS Stores reveals that 51 of its locations were infected with POS malware, a restaurant in New Orleans confirms its POS system was breached using Backoff - malware about which federal authorities recently issued a warning. Experts offer analysis.
Michael Daniel explains that among his biggest challenges as special assistant to the president is fully understanding the economics and psychology behind cybersecurity, topics that few people have mastered.
Apple's forthcoming iOS 8 includes a number of useful new security and privacy features, says Symantec threat researcher Candid Wueest. But there are missing features he'd still like to see implemented.
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.
Nonstop data breach notifications take a psychological toll, driving executives and consumers alike to alter their behavior for the worse. Here are three ways for businesses to battle data breach fatigue.
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.