Network Security 

RSA 2017: Business-Driven Security, Defending the IoT and a Digital Switzerland

The IT security industry responds to a growing cloud ecosystem, IoT's expanding reach and a rise in nation-state cyberattacks.

74 Percent of Companies that Suffer a Data Breach Don't Know How It Happened

And just two thirds of IT pros say their current IT security budget is sufficient, a recent survey found.

Global Shortfall of 1.8 Million Cyber Security Pros Expected by 2022

45 percent of companies say the cyber security skills shortage is causing breaches, a recent survey found.

PIP Printing Breach Exposes 400 GB of Highly Sensitive Data

The exposed data ranges from former NFL players' Social Security numbers and medical information to confidential files from Hustler Hollywood stores.

Centrify Adds Intelligence to Identity and Access Management

A new add-on for the Centrify Identity Services Platform uses machine learning to spot and block suspicious access attempts.

Arby's Hacked, Credit Card Data Compromised

More than 335,000 credit and debit cards may have been compromised.

RSA 2017: Security is No Joke

The world's largest security conference gets underway today and even though a comedian is the closing session, it's all very serious business.

69 Percent of Companies' Security Solutions Are Outdated, Inadequate

70 percent have invested in IT security technology that wasn't successfully deployed a recent survey found.

SS8 BreachDetect Uses 'Time Machine' to Unravel Cyber Kill Chains

No forensics experience? No problem. BreachDetect uses new timeline views and plain-language explanations to unmask breach attempts. 

Vizio Fined $2.2 Million for Tracking 11 Million Users' Behavior without Consent

The company aggregated viewing data, attached demographic information to it, and sold it to third parties for use in targeted advertising. Raises $22M Series C

Startup aims to grow its public cloud security and compliance technology footprint beyond AWS.

InterContinental Hotels Group Suffers Credit Card Breach

Bars and restaurants at 12 IHG properties across North America were affected.

Exabeam Raises $30M to Expand Security Intelligence Platform

New Series C round of funding, brings total funding to date for the security vendor up to $68 million.

NetMotion Leverages Software-Defined Trend to Secure Mobile Devices

NetMotion Mobility combines provisioning, governance and security into a package any network admin could love.

Just 21 Percent of Banks and Insurers Are Confident They Can Detect a Data Breach

Still, 83 percent of consumers say they trust banks and insurers to maintain strong cyber security, a recent survey found.

Children's Medical Center of Dallas Pays $3.2 Million Fine for HIPAA Violations

The organization failed to encrypt patient data after an unencrypted, non-password protect BlackBerry containing PHI was lost in 2009.

Tenable Launches Vulnerability Management Service for Elastic IT Environments

The company's new cloud-based offering helps businesses better asses the risks of their dynamic IT workloads.

Hackers Disable Door Locks at Four-Star Hotel, Demand Ransom

The hackers demanded 2 Bitcoins in payment to return control of the systems back to the hotel -- and the hotel says it had no choice but to pay.

HPE Acquires Niara for Intelligent Network Threat Protection

The buy will help strengthen the company's Aruba ClearPass network access control and management platform.

30 Percent of IT Pros Admit Their Organizations Are Very or Extremely Vulnerable to Attack

And 26 percent said their organizations were breached in the past year, a recent survey found.

Google Doubles Down on Web Security

Google improves security in Chrome web browser and announces its own Root Certificate Authority.

IBM to Raise Security Visibility in the C-Suite with Agile 3 Buy

The deal is expected to help put (and keep) data security on radars of corporate business leaders. 

4,419 Data Breaches Exposed Over 4.2 Billion Records in 2016

94 of those breaches exposed a million or more records each, according to a recent report.

F5 Networks Defends Applications with New Herculon Appliances

The company debuts new appliances that help businesses keep cyber-attackers away from their critical applications.

62 Percent of Data Security Pros Don't Know Where Their Most Sensitive Unstructured Data Resides

And 93 percent say they face persistent challenges in protecting data, a recent survey found.