Network Security 

It's Not Easy to Determine Costs of Data Breach

Determining costs of a data breach is a complicated, but important, exercise. It may help convince executives to increase security spending.

93 Percent of U.S. Organizations Are Vulnerable to Insider Threats

A recent survey also found that 59 percent of U.S. IT decision makers believe privileged users pose the greatest threat to their organizations.

Researcher Develops Malware for Drones

Rahul Sasi has tested the malware on the DJI Phantom and Parrot AR.Drone 2.0.

Cisco Security Report Shows Importance of User Education

Fighting malvertising attacks and other tricky exploits is nearly impossible without user education, notes a Cisco security researcher.

Wingstop, Metropolitan State University Hit by Hackers

Credit card numbers and Social Security numbers appear to have been accessed.

Containerization and the Dawn of Bring Your Own Security

Containerization holds the promise of helping organizations securely move their applications to the cloud.

Target Breach Had Massive Impact on Cyber Security Awareness

Security budgets increased by an average of 34 percent in the year following the Target breach, according to the Ponemon Institute.

Google Pays Big Bug Bounties in Chrome 40 Fix

Google pays out $88,500 in bug bounties, with the largest browser security update yet in 2015. In all, Google fixed 62 different security flaws.

Progressive Insurance Dongle Hacked

'An attacker who controls that dongle has full control of the vehicle,' says Digital Bond Labs' Corey Thuen.

Startup Spotlight: ThreatStream's Threat Intelligence Platform

Getting customers to share information with each other is a key part of ThreatStream's new spin on threat intelligence, a platform called Optics.

Researchers Warn of Skeleton Key Malware

Dell SecureWorks has outlined a list of steps for organizations to take to mitigate the threat.

N.Y. Attorney General Proposes Aggressive Data Protection Law

The bill would expand the definition of private data, and would require all entities that collect and/or store such data to have safeguards in place.

EMV Is No Payment Security Panacea

Implement EMV and you eliminate payment card fraud, right? Wrong.

Airport Parking Companies Confirm Credit Card Breaches

Both companies recently began notifying customers of the breaches, which took place late last year.

Hackers Steal Miles from American, United Airlines

Affected customers had apparently reused their passwords on other sites that had been breached.

President Obama Proposes National Breach Notification Standard

The Personal Data Notification and Protection Act would require that consumers be notified of all breaches within 30 days.

Zappos Reaches Data Breach Settlement with Nine States

The company will pay a fine of $106,000, and will comply with a list of improved security requirements.

10 Tips for Secure Business Travel

Business travelers are an attractive target for hackers. Here's how to protect yourself when you are on the road.

Pro-Russian Hackers Take Down German Government Websites

The websites of the German chancellor and foreign ministry were both attacked by the CyberBerkut hacker group.

Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Hacked

Over $5 million in bitcoins appear to have been stolen.

Morgan Stanley Acknowledges Insider Breach

A former financial adviser allegedly stole 10 percent of the company's 3.5 million Wealth Management customers' account information.

9 Enterprise Security Trends for 2015

Hackers find new twists for some of their favorite tools, like malware and DDoS, which means organizations need to get even more serious about security in 2015.

Hacker Creates Fake Fingerprint from Photo of Politician

'After this talk, politicians will presumably wear gloves when talking in public,' Jan Krissler said.

Black Friday Cyber Attacks Declined in 2014

While 61 million records were stolen from retailers in 2014, Black Friday and Cyber Monday attacks declined, IBM finds.

Chick-fil-A Suffers Credit Card Breach

The breach may have lasted from December 2, 2013 to September 30, 2014.