Security forums and experts are buzzing about the newly discovered Heartbleed bug, which allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of systems protected by vulnerable versions of OpenSSL software.
Germany's Federal Office for Information Security is warning Internet users to scan their computers for malware and change their passwords following news of an ID theft case involving 18 million e-mail addresses and passwords.
A DDoS attack against Ellie Mae, which provides technologies to mortgage originators, comes just as banking regulators issue a reminder about the risks associated with such attacks. Experts offer risk mitigation insights.
Starting now, healthcare organizations using Microsoft Windows XP-based medical devices better have short- and long-term strategies to address cybersecurity, says medical device security researcher Kevin Fu.
In many if not most enterprises, the chief information security officer reports to the chief information officer. After all, enterprises cannot function without IT, and security is a support function to safeguard data and systems. Or is it?
Information services firm Experian is responding to news that two states are investigating a breach involving a subsidiary that allegedly provided information to a cybercriminal, saying there's been "inaccurate information" circulating online.
To boost cybersecurity, senior leaders - whether a CEO, a board member or a government agency director - need to think of information as a critical asset worthy of protection, risk management experts Val Rahmani and Malcolm Harkins say.
Information security and privacy work in healthcare environments often requires a depth of specialized knowledge and competency that can be validated through the help of professional credentialing, says CISO Sean Murphy.
Houston-based liquor store chain Spec's says its network was attacked by malware back in October 2012, and the intrusion, which exposed card data and other information, may have continued until as late as March 20, 2014.