Leading this week's industry news, IBM acquires Lighthouse Security Group, LLC to integrate Lighthouse Gateway, an identity management solution. Oracle introduces a solution to help securely manage encryption keys.
The security firm defends service, says it offers a free consumer check against more than 1.2 billion credentials stolen from over 420,000 web and FTP sites, and hashes all checked passwords to keep them secure.
European officials plan to continue pushing for stronger EU privacy rules in the wake of a controversial U.S. court ruling that authorizes the U.S. Justice Department to seize data stored outside the country.
Visa's new intelligent analytics service aims to help gas stations reduce card. But experts say the service could reduce fraud for other merchants, too, and bridge the gap between the mag-stripe and EMV.
Because of California's immense size --12 percent of U.S. residents live in the state -- the practical impact of its kill-switch bill could be the sale of smart phones with deactivation capabilities across the nation.
Identity fraud is one of consumers' most feared crimes, and at banks those schemes translate into application fraud. FICO's Adam Davies discusses today's common application fraud scams and how to stop them.
Detecting and preventing advanced attacks isn't just a technology issue - it's a business risk that needs to be elevated to the highest levels of an organization. Trend Micro's Tom Kellermann shares strategies.
This week's top reported breach incidents, including the report by Hold Security warning that a Russian cyber gang had breached 1.2 billion passwords, all have one thing in common: They leave numerous questions unanswered.
Expect every new warning of cybercrime attacks, online espionage or the malware du jour to be slickly marketed, with the announcements carefully timed. But is this bad for either the information security community or attackers' victims?