Webroot commissioned a study to gauge the prevalence of web-borne attacks, their consequences and how IT pros are responding. Among the results: the vast majority of companies surveyed experienced one or more types of web-borne attacks in 2012. The survey report also includes recommendations - such as deploying a...
Losses linked to retail breaches have fueled class action lawsuits on behalf of consumers. But Javelin's Al Pascual says banks are soon likely to take legal action, too, in breach cases that expose cards and lead to fraud.
The cost of a data breach or privacy violation goes far beyond compromised records to include hard-dollar expenditures for breach notification, credit monitoring, regulatory fines and legal fees. Not to mention the immeasurable cost of reputation loss.
To avoid these losses, security leaders are increasingly...
A new study says, on average, it takes 87 days to first recognize that insider fraud has occurred. Why the delay? Researcher Larry Ponemon and Christine Meyers of Attachmate Luminet discuss the findings.
The big, external breaches get the headlines, but the insider crimes are doing significant financial damage, says Tim Ryan of Kroll Advisory Solutions. How can organizations address the insider threat?
RSA Conference 2013 opens Feb. 25 in San Francisco, and for the fourth straight year Information Security Media Group will be a Platinum Media Sponsor. What's on the agenda of this world-class security event?
Security threats to healthcare organizations are on the rise - and so are regulatory requirements. Kim Singletary of McAfee discusses the top breach prevention and response challenges for healthcare organizations in 2013.
How can security pros help organizations prevent breaches and data loss? The Online Trust Alliance has released its latest guide to data protection and breach readiness, and OTA founder Craig Spiezle offers tips.
Everyone is talking about big data. But Zions Bancorp is actually doing something with it - using data to enhance fraud detection and account monitoring. Aaron Caldiero offers tips for how banks can derive maximum value from big data.