Security managers need the heads up from non-IT executives before they dismiss employees, some of whom might seek payback for their sacking by pilfering data or sabotaging systems, Carnegie Mellon University's Dawn Cappelli and Mike Hanley say.
Wikipedia.org founder Jimmy Wales pledges to shutter the online encyclopedia from midnight Tuesday to midnight Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation before Congress that he contends would threaten Internet freedom if enacted.
Cyberhackers are increasing their efforts to target online credentials. And phishing attacks waged against accountholders at Chase in the U.S. and Barclays in the U.K. have made it clear that banking accounts are the target.
The insider poses one of the greatest and most damaging security risks any organization faces. So why do so many businesses and institutions fail when it comes to addressing this most obvious security risk?
Funding would be through NIST's Small Business Innovation Research program that fuels technological innovation by strengthening the role small business plays in bringing to market innovations derived from federal R&D.
New York law enforcement authorities have announced the arrest of a Romanian national and the takedown of an ATM skimming scheme that compromised more than 40 ATMs at HSBC bank branches in Manhattan, Long Island, and Westchester, N.Y.
When it's time to stand up in court and discuss forensic evidence in a legal matter, you need someone who knows your business best, says Greg Thompson, VP enterprise security services at Scotiabank Group.
Save Mart, the Modesto, Calif.-based grocery chain, now confirms that skimming devices are to blame for the data breach believed to have exposed hundreds of consumer accounts to debit and credit card fraud.