Sen. Susan Collins, who, like President Obama, backs the Cybersecurity Act, cautions the president against issuing an executive order to protect the nation's critical IT, saying it would send an signal that congressional action isn't urgently needed.
News of Google's $22.5 million settlement with the FTC has come and gone, yet privacy issues reflected in the case remain a concern. How should organizations react, and what steps should they take now?
Cyber is part of our everyday lives. Still, in many cases, a natural - or perhaps an unnatural - divide exists between the virtual and physical worlds. This is especially true in the way we deal with crime.
The only way to put a dent in financial fraud and cybercrime is through aggressive prosecution and tough sentences for the guilty. That's why a sentencing last week in the RBS WorldPay case is disappointing.
Google will pay $22.5 million to settle FTC charges that it misrepresented its privacy promises to Apple Safari users. The fine is the largest penalty the FTC has ever obtained for violation of one of its orders.
Microsoft says its next version of the Internet Explorer web browser will feature "do not track" as a default user setting. What are the online privacy implications? Trevor Hughes of the IAPP weighs in.
Information security isn't just the domain of those branded information security professionals but also requires the knowledge of nearly every other IT occupation as well as individuals in many non-technology jobs, too.
The UK Information Commissioner's Office has fined Welcome Financial Services Limited Â£150,000 over lost back-up tapes. The compromised information on the tapes includes names, addresses and telephone numbers.
Banks and credit unions are investing in enhanced fraud detection, but are they spending money on the right things? The new Faces of Fraud survey report shows too many are still confused by updated FFIEC demands.
LinkedIn's failure to comply with long standing industry standard encryption protocols jeopardized its users' PII, and diminished the value of the services, the class action federal lawsuit filed in northern California says.