Big data isn't about size, says Gartner's Neil MacDonald. It's much bigger: Big data is about volume, velocity, variety and complexity, and requires new approaches on how information is used to secure digital assets.
FTC settlement agreements in two cases involving data exposed on peer-to-peer networks offer a reminder of the risks involved in using the networks. Social Security numbers, healthcare information and other personal details were exposed.
Consumers want more control when it comes to ensuring security during mobile banking. But most financial institutions have been reluctant to give end-users too much control. Why? Javelin's Jim Van Dyke offers some answers.
The online dating website eHarmony has warned a "small fraction" of its users of a June 6 breach that likely exposed hashed passwords. Whether the incident is related to a LinkedIn breach has not been confirmed.
An attorney, mortgage broker, loan processor and loan originator have been indicted for the roles they allegedly played in a fraud scheme involving at least 35 mortgage loans worth more than $16.2 million.
Mobile security threats can be managed through testing and strategic risk-mitigation strategies, says Keith Gordon, who oversees authentication and security strategies for Bank of America's consumer online and mobile banking units.
Why did hackers target the federal Thrift Savings Plan? Details from the FBI and the TSP have been sketchy, and Sen. Susan Collins is demanding more information - including the reasons behind the delayed notification.