Network Security 

4 Trends Drive FireEye Security Revenue Growth

Growing cybersecurity risk and complexity mean more business opportunity, says FireEye CEO.

Over 113 Million Patient Records Were Breached in 2015

That's an 897 percent increase over the previous year, according to Redspin.

Vulnerabilities In Popular Software Surged by 60 Percent in 2015

And exploits rose by almost 40 percent, according to a recent Bromium report.

Startup Spotlight: Vectra Networks' Threat Detection

Automated intrusion detection that can detect APTs in real time is Vectra Networks' focus.

TaxSlayer, Alibaba Accounts Exposed by Password Reuse

Millions of accounts were accessed with username and password combinations stolen in unrelated breaches.

5 Best Practices for Reducing Third-Party Security Risks

Vendors and other third-party partners have caused some big data breaches. Here is how to keep it from happening to you.

Neiman Marcus, UCF Acknowledge Data Breaches

Over 68,000 people are affected.

PatternEx Debuts Virtual Analyst Platform for Security [PODCAST]

Uday Veeramachaneni, co-founder and CEO of PatternEx, discusses how his security startup aims to solve a security staffing challenge.



34 Percent of Security Pros Say Their Budgets Are Inadequate

And 37 percent don't have enough highly-skilled staff, a recent survey found.

HSBC Internet Banking Disabled by DDoS Attack

Although the bank says it 'successfully defended against the attack,' personal banking services were inaccessible for several hours.

5 Security Tips for Moving SharePoint to Cloud

Switching from on-premises SharePoint to SharePoint Online can be tricky from a security standpoint.

Missing Hard Drives Expose 950,000 Centene Customers' PHI

The unencrypted drives held names, addresses, birthdates, Social Security numbers, member ID numbers and health information.

55 Percent of IT Pros Don't Know Where Their Company's Payment Data Is Stored

And 80 percent said that kind of uncertainty presents a high or very high risk to that data, a recent survey found.

91 Percent of IT Security Execs Say Their Company's Sensitive Data Is Vulnerable

And 39 percent have suffered a data breach or failed a compliance audit due to security issues in the past year alone, a recent survey found.

University of Virginia Breached by Phishing Attack

1,400 university employees' W-2 tax forms were accessed.

84 Percent of U.S., U.K. Organizations Have Been Breached by Spear Phishing Attacks

For U.S. businesses, the average cost of spear phishing was $1.8 million over the last 12 months alone, a recent survey found.

How to Fight Advanced Persistent Threats

Improving security policies, procedures and configurations is the first, and most important, step in defeating advanced persistent threats (APTs).

53 Percent of Oil and Gas Companies Report Surge in Cyber Attacks

Only 31 percent are confident in their ability to detect those attacks, a recent survey found.

Medical Data Breaches at Blue Shield, New West Expose 46,000 Customers' Info

A stolen laptop and a breach at a third-party vendor caused the data breaches.

Hyatt Breach Affected 250 Hotels Worldwide

Credit and debit card information was taken from hotel restaurants, spas, golf shops, parking, front desks and sales offices.

TaxAct Acknowledges Data Breach

The company says an undisclosed number of customers' tax returns 'may have been opened or printed.'

Missing Laptops, Drives Expose Thousands of Patients' Medical Data

Almost 60,000 patients' protected health information may have been exposed as a result of three incidents.

63 Percent of IT Pros Oppose Giving Governments Backdoor Access to Encrypted Data

And 83 percent support requiring companies to notify customers within 30 days of the discovery of a breach, according to a recent ISACA survey.

Webcam Hack Shows IoT Security Threat

Researchers hacked a $30 webcam to establish a persistent point of access into a network, giving security pros another concern about the IoT.

44 Percent of Enterprises Will Increase Security Budgets in Next 90 Days

Only 4 percent plan to decrease security spending over the same time period, a recent survey found.