An individual claiming to be the hacker who posted four healthcare databases on the dark web reveals some of his tactics. We take a close look at the risks posed to one affected clinic, which faces a ransom demand.
While PCI compliance is a priority for many U.S. retailers, some major companies in Australia say they'd rather forego the cost of compliance and risk the possibility of steep fines if a card breach occurs.
Comodo made no new friends last week when it claimed that a nonprofit project, Let's Encrypt, stole its business model. Now, the digital certificate giant says it will not pursue applications aimed at securing trademarks using the phrase "Let's Encrypt."
Privacy can be a true game changer for Indian enterprises in 2016. But to get there, then privacy practitioners and leaders must help ensure discussion evolves into how privacy can help organizations drive business growth.
Given the rise in cyber threats, CERT-In's existing rules of empanelling IT Security auditing organizations may not comply with the new challenges. It's time to revisit these guidelines and add stringent qualifying factors for auditing.
Common mistakes enterprises make while prescribing a security or information assurance policy may result in big security flaws. CISOs must define security policies that are practical and enforceable, evolved through consensus with the business.
Cyber-insurance holds promise for enterprises looking to suitably cover risk in an unpredictable, and rapidly evolving information security landscape. Dinesh Bareja shares his thoughts on setting the groundwork.
As banking embraces emerging technologies, security leaders face increased cyber-risks. But they can leverage this three-step prevention, detection and response framework for simplified security management.
The chief privacy officer's role has changed considerably, particularly in response to today's cyberthreats. As a result, CPOs at banking institutions need to be collaborators, designers, gatekeepers, teachers and more.
"Align technology with businesses" is an old phrase. But information security is now part of this change, making strides to align with growth as a business enabler. Enter: the converged technology operations center.
Emerging malware increasingly puts banks and their customers at risk for fraud. The sooner malware is detected and removed, the less likely banks are to suffer regulatory penalties and fines, and steep losses linked to fraud.
After the complete collapse of network security at Sony Pictures - in the wake of its data breach - it's important that we highlight some of the organization's fundamental security mistakes. Here's a macro view of the lessons we must all learn.