Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Two-Thirds of Americans Think They're Tech Savvy... But They're Not

64 percent of U.S. consumers think they're always safe sharing personal data on a major retail or social networking site.

Major DDoS Attack Disables Websites Across the U.S.

The attack on Dyn's managed DNS services hit sites ranging from CNN to Twitter.

Massive Weebly Data Breach Exposes Over 43 Million Users' Info

The exposed data includes email addresses and/or user names, IP addresses and encrypted passwords.

Hackers Steal Data from Japanese Nuclear Facility

The hackers were able to siphon the data out of the facility for six months before they were discovered.

Vera Bradley Acknowledges Point-of-Sale Breach

The retailer was notified by law enforcement of a 'potential data security issue' on September 15.

43 Percent of IT Pros Say It's Difficult to Secure Data in the Cloud

And 73 percent prefer to keep their sensitive corporate data on premises rather than in the cloud, a recent survey found.

48 Percent of Companies Don't Inspect the Cloud for Malware

Among those that do check for it, fully 57 percent have found malware, a recent survey found.

Two Thirds of Cyber Security Pros Struggle to Define Their Career Paths

Still, 46 percent are solicited for jobs at other companies at least once a week, a recent survey found.

49 Percent of Business Leaders Have Sent Sensitive Corporate Data from Personal Email Accounts

And 39 percent have lost business information in a public place, a recent survey found.

98 Percent of IT Pros Admit Challenges with Incident Response

And 71 percent said incident response has become more difficult over the past two years, a recent survey found.

97 Percent of Consumers Say They're Unsettled by Data Breaches

And 29 percent said it would take them several months to begin trusting a company again following a data breach, a recent survey found.

One Third of Enterprises Suffered an Insider Breach in the Past 12 Months

Fully 74 percent of IT pros say their organization is vulnerable to insider threats, a recent survey found.

76 Percent of Security Pros Say Sharing Threat Intelligence Is a Moral Responsibility

Fully 95 percent are using threat intelligence in some way, a recent survey found.

M&A Due Diligence, Cyber Security, and the Massive Yahoo Data Breach

Verizon, which announced plans to acquire Yahoo two months ago, says it only learned of the breach last week.

Chinese Researchers Find Major Security Flaws in Tesla Model S

The flaws enabled the researchers to fold in the rear view mirrors, pop the trunk, and activate the brakes remotely while the car was being driven.

40 Percent of Organizations Store Admin Passwords in Word Documents

Still, 55 percent say they have evolved processes for managing privileged accounts, a recent survey found.

28 Percent of Organizations Don't Encrypt Data in Public Cloud Environments

And 47 percent said security concerns are their main reason for avoiding cloud deployments, a recent survey found.

FBI Urges Ransomware Victims to Report Attacks

Doing so, the FBI stated, 'provides law enforcement with a greater understanding of the threat.'

World Anti-Doping Agency Breached by Russian Hackers

Confidential medical information for U.S. athletes including Simone Biles and Serena Williams was published online.

DDoS Attacks Up by 75 Percent in Q2 2016

The largest attack detected in the second quarter peaked at 256 Gbps, according to Verisign.

U.S. Small Businesses Lose $75 Billion a Year to Ransomware

Downtime resulting from ransomware attacks can cost companies more than $8,500 an hour, a recent survey found.

Hutton Hotel, Kimpton Hotels Acknowledge Payment Card Breaches

Cards used at front desks and restaurants may be affected.

Mobile Device Infections Surged by 96 Percent in First Half of 2016

And smartphones accounted for 78 percent of those infections, according to Nokia.

SWIFT Warns of New Cyber Attacks on Banks

As many as 12 banks may have suffered breaches.

68 Million Dropbox Account Credentials Exposed

The data comes from a breach dating back to mid-2012.