Data security breaches
- 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.
- April 28, 2009
Congress is mulling over whether to give more authority on cybersecurity issues to the Department of Homeland Security or create a new office within the White House.
- April 15, 2009
Large data breaches are the result of sophisticated, targeted external attacks that exploit basic errors, according to the latest data breach investigation report from Verizon.
- March 31, 2009
Lawmakers call the PCI standard lacking and seek significant improvements to the payment processing infrastructure to enhance security.
- March 31, 2009
Government should consider extending existing frameworks for fraud, trespassing and trafficking across state and national borders, not legislating technology, explains Eric Ogren.
- March 18, 2009
Security incident handlers are at the core of the coordination problems during security incidents, says security expert and consultant Lenny Zeltser.
- March 05, 2009
Two firms certified to conduct PCI assessments have been placed into the PCI Council's remediation program for violating the QSA Validation Requirements.
- March 04, 2009
A new PCI compliance tool walks companies through the compliance process by meeting six milestones set by weighing risk and threat factors.