Data security breaches
- September 04, 2009
The message to those who have been watching TJX closely since its massive data breach: You can survive and even thrive following a massive breach. Retailers have been struggling over the last year ...
- August 27, 2009
The PCI Council asserts that everyone in the payment chain should play a role to keep payment information secure, says Bob Russo, general manager of the PCI SSC.
- August 25, 2009
More control over user rights and access privileges could help mitigate the risk of employee errors that lead to costly data breaches.
- August 24, 2009
Detecting troubled employees before their activities lead to a data security breach could help mitigate the risk of insider threats.
- August 19, 2009
PCI places the burden of security costs onto retailers and card processors instead of on the card payment brands, says security columnist Eric Ogren.
- August 19, 2009
Investing millions in new security technology will not prevent a data breach if employees aren't educated and security policy goes unchecked, say experts.
- August 17, 2009
A grand jury has charged three men for their role in stealing more than 130 million credit and debit cards from Heartland Payment Systems and several other companies.
- August 11, 2009
A Forrester Security Forum will address ways security pros can relax security policy and focus on mitigating the risks associated with employee use of Web-based tools and services.
- August 05, 2009
Mozilla took its e-store site, Mozilla Store, offline Tuesday after it learned that the vendor responsible for running it had suffered a security breach.
- July 27, 2009
Company says intruders planted malicious code on Web servers supporting its e-commerce customers.
- July 07, 2009
The success rate is as high as 90% for individuals born after 1989 in less populous states. Some data was gleaned from social networking sites.
- June 24, 2009
The company agrees to pay legal expenses related to investigations conducted by 41 Attorneys Generals and establish a data security fund for states.
- May 26, 2009
A new cyberczar must reduce interagency squabbles, work with Congress on legislation, but avoid getting bogged down in red tape and bureaucracy, experts say.
- May 12, 2009
Hackers gained access to databases in the campuses health services center from Oct. 9, 2008 until April 9, 2009.
- May 05, 2009
Cybercriminals hacked into the LexisNexis database using stolen IDs and passwords and used information from the firm to set up fake credit cards. The USPS is investigating.