Data security breaches
- March 17, 2011
Company warns customers that SecurID product data was stolen in sophisticated attack.
- March 08, 2011
The average organizational cost of a data breach increased 5% over 2009 to $7.2 million, according to a Ponemon Institute report issued today.
- March 01, 2011
Security cameras caught Samarth Agrawal stealing source code to a multi-million proprietary trading system used by Societe Generale.
- November 16, 2010
Encryption has become generally accepted in the industry, said Larry Ponemon, founder of the Ponemon Institute LLC.
- September 20, 2010
With data losses mounting, universities are paying a big price for stolen information, according to a new report. A more proactive approach to security can mitigate the problem.
- July 28, 2010
The company's highly anticipated report, which this year combines Secret Service data to analyze nearly 900 individual data breach cases, shows an increase in breaches by insiders, while overall breaches may be on the decline due to market ...
- July 28, 2010
Targeted, persistent attacks are supported by a great deal of automation and new functionality that is having little difficulty bypassing traditional security defenses and forensic investigations, two researchers revealed at the Black Hat Briefings.
- July 20, 2010
Third-party firm hired by the hospital to destroy its backup data can't confirm it carried out its services, leaving 800,000 people at risk to identity theft.
- June 23, 2010
Payment industry executives and security experts are currently debating over the right way to preserve and protect credit card data. Merchants can choose between a variety of formats, from format preserving encryption, which replaces the 16-digit ...
- March 29, 2010
Educational Credit Management Corp. (ECMC), a major federal loan guarantor, blames a stolen portable media device for the data loss on approximately 3.3 million individuals.
- March 26, 2010
A day after his sentencing in the TJX hacking case, Albert Gonzalez is sentenced to 20 years in prison for Heartland
- March 25, 2010
Albert Gonzalez receives stiff sentence for hacking into TJX and other retailers and stealing millions of credit and debit cards
- March 04, 2010
Payment industry "buzz" term isn't really reality, say some industry experts at RSA Conference 2010.
- March 03, 2010
Sharing breach data with law enforcement is necessary for fighting sophisticated online criminals, panelists say.
- January 28, 2010
The official charged with enforcing the MA 201 CMR 17 data protection law says early reporting of potential breaches and cooperation will help firms avoid enforcement action.