Network Security 

Wearable Tech Shakes up Access Control

Marrying access control to wearable technology will vastly improve user experience while boosting security, says Brivo Labs.

U.S. Ties North Korea to Cyber Attack on Sony Pictures

An NSC spokesperson says the U.S. is 'considering a range of options in weighing a potential response.'

Park 'N Fly Investigates Possible Credit Card Breach

A significant number of credit cards that were recently used at Park 'N Fly locations are now being offered for sale online.

PCI Compliance: Preparing for Version 3.0

When version 3.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards becomes mandatory next month, merchants may need to make some changes.

Survey: 20 Percent of Employees Have Stolen Corporate Data

A SailPoint survey also found that 66 percent of employees still had access to corporate data via cloud apps after leaving their jobs.

UC Berkeley Hacked

Social Security numbers and credit card numbers may have been accessed.

Mandiant CEO Calls Sony Data Breach 'Unprecedented'

Kevin Mandia said no company 'could have been fully prepared' for the attack.

Charge Anywhere Acknowledges Five-Year-Long Data Breach

Cardholder data may have been exposed in plain text from November 5, 2009 to September 24, 2014.

Dridex and Email: A Nasty Social Engineering Team

Recent social engineering attacks involving Dridex malware illustrate the importance of paying attention to older and infrequently used attack vectors.

LastPass, Dashlane Can Now Change Your Passwords For You

Both password managers recently added functionality that automates the process of changing your passwords on popular websites.

Lizard Squard Hackers Hit Sony PlayStation Network

The same group launched a similar attack on Sony just over three months ago.

Dealing with a Data Breach: Tips from the Trenches

Thorough documentation and clear communication can make dealing with a data breach a little less painful.

U.S. Department of Justice Launches Cybersecurity Unit

The new unit will operate within the department's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section.

IAM Best Practices: Involve HR, Use Single Sign-on

While identity and access management is a challenge for all organizations, especially global ones, panelists at the SC Congress event offered tips that can help.

Bebe Stores Hit By Credit Card Breach

It's not yet clear whether the breach is still ongoing, or how long it lasted.

Canada Revenue Agency Exposes Affluent Taypayers' Financial Data

Details on charitable donations and home addresses were sent to a reporter by mistake.

FBI Warns of Destructive Malware Attacks on U.S. Companies

The FBI warning appears to refer to last week's cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Cyber Security's Big Data Problem

Big Data has rendered older security models largely obsolete. The all-in-one product approach that once served the industry well is now inadequate.

FIN4 Hacker Group Steals Insider Info from Public Companies

The group has targeted more than 100 leading companies since mid-2013, according to FireEye.

5 Tips for Fighting Email Security Threats

Email is one of a hacker's favorite tools, so companies must be smart about thwarting email-generated cyber attacks.

Syrian Electronic Army Hackers Deface Western News Sites

Victims included the Chicago Tribune, CNBC, the Dallas Morning News, the Los Angeles Times, the Guardian and the Independent.

Home Depot Breach Has Already Cost $43 Million

The company also says it 'expects to incur significant legal and other professional services expenses associated with the data breach' in the future.

Virgin Islands Banks Hit by Massive Security Breach

Debit card accounts at Scotiabank, Banco Popular and FirstBank were compromised.

Programs Aim to Fill Cybersecurity Skills Gap

Symantec's Cyber Career Connection and the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program both aim to address the cybersecurity skills gap.

Sony Pictures Entertainment Disabled by Cyber Attack

The company's corporate networks and email were taken offline following the attack.