Network Security 


Some employees' names and Social Security numbers were accessed, though it's not yet clear what other data, if any, may have been exposed.

Hilton Worldwide Admits Credit Card Breach

Cardholder names, payment card numbers, security codes and expiration dates may have been accessed.

Amazon Resets User Passwords in Response to Possible Breach

While there's no indication that the passwords were improperly accessed, Amazon says it has reset some passwords out of 'an abundance of caution.'

The Health Care Data Hacking Problem

Health care data hacking is lucrative for criminals and often tough to detect, which is making it a tough problem to solve.

69 Percent of Executives Would Bypass Security Controls to Close a Deal

Still, 41 percent believe security should be more important than business flexibility, a recent survey found.

BSIMM's Data-driven Approach to Software Security

The Building Security in Maturity Model's sixth edition features recommendations gleaned from software security practices of more than 100 companies.

Starwood Hotels Hacked

The point-of-sale systems at 54 of the company's hotels were infected with malware.

6 Million Georgia Residents' Personal Data Exposed by Mistake

The information exposed includes Social Security numbers and birthdates.

40 Percent of Companies Expect an Insider Data Breach Next Year

But 72 percent of security professionals say their board doesn't treat insider threats as seriously as external threats, a recent survey found.

MetroPCS, Nutmeg Customer Data Exposed by Mistake

Both breaches appear to have been the result of coding errors.

Docker Container Security: What's Next

Docker aims to improve container security with application scanning, user namespaces and other capabilities.

90 Percent of Industries Have Suffered Breaches of PHI

Only the utilities and management industries had no reported PHI breaches, according to a recent report.

Breach at Securus Technologies Exposes 70 Million Prison Phone Calls

The 37 GB cache includes records of calls placed by more than 63,000 inmates.

How to Secure Corporate Data in Post-Perimeter World

Four simple steps can help organizations secure business data outside the firewall.

90 Percent of Organizations Experience At Least One Insider Threat a Month

The average organization experiences 9.3 such threats every month, according to recent research.

One Fifth of Those Who Find Lost USB Drives Use Them, Despite Risk

A recent study also found that 45 percent of employees receive no cyber security training at all.

Adobe Patches 17 Flash Vulnerabilities in Latest Update

Adobe's Flash is still heavily favored as a top attack vector, so you'd better update ASAP.

Most Businesses Are Too Confident About Data Security

While 83 percent said they're either fairly or very confident that they're secure against a data breach, just 49 percent had not experienced one.

Touchnote Acknowledges Data Breach

The exposed data includes customers' names, email addresses, mailing addresses, order histories and the last four digits of credit card numbers.

Niara Goes with Flow for Security Analytics

Security analytics must go beyond server logs to the network packet level, says  Niara CEO.

U.S. Government Officials Targeted by Iranian Hackers

Iran's Revolutionary Guard allegedly has an army of hackers trained in Russia.

47 Percent of Companies Were Breached in the Past Two Years

And 65 percent believe threat intelligence could have prevented or minimized the impact of those breaches, according to a recent survey.

6 Lessons Learned from Anthem Data Breach

Anthem's recent data breach reveals some things Anthem did right – and some it did wrong. Other enterprises can learn from its actions.

Secure IoT from Outset, Experts Say

With use of connected devices on rise, enterprises must address IoT security issues from top down, experts say.

Reused Passwords Expose 1,827 Vodafone Accounts

The accounts were accessed using email addresses and passwords acquired elsewhere, according to the company.