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Wed, March 05, 2014 - The U.S. Congress should mandate that banks, retailers and payment card processors adopt new security standards to protect against widespread data breaches, some lawmakers said Wednesday.
Wed, March 05, 2014 - Human rights groups are using metadata to verify the authenticity of eyewitness footage
Wed, March 05, 2014 - As Beth Jacob's resignation from Target shows, retail CIOs are culpable for security breaches even though they might not have the resources in-house to protect the company.
Tue, March 04, 2014 - How can you keep critical data safe when disaster strikes? There is no one magic answer, but there are steps your business can and should take to protect important files and applications in the event of a disaster.
Tue, March 04, 2014 - Even if a company were willing to expunge personal data that it had been authorized to collect, the realities of IT systems mean it probably could never completely do that.
Mon, March 03, 2014 - A suspicious website tries to get people to download what is likely a bogus version of Flash player
Mon, March 03, 2014 - Who says privacy is dead? While it's true that marketers, the government, data aggregators and others are gathering and analyzing more data than ever about every individual, you can still exert some control over what's out there, who's tracking you and what they do with that information.
Sun, March 02, 2014 - Sears is the latest large retailer to investigate a possible data breach
Fri, February 28, 2014 - Whether you're talking about your network, your company's building or your home, a perimeter approach to security is no longer adequate. As McAfee discussed at this week's RSA Conference, you can't provide physical or electronic security simply by trying to prevent authorized access -- you have to rethink all types to security to protect data and lives.
Fri, February 28, 2014 - The app exposes information about attendees in a SQLite database file, according to IOActive
Thu, February 27, 2014 - How well is incident response working for corporations effected by security incidents? A panel at RSA says there is still a lot of work to be done.
Thu, February 27, 2014 - Achieving and maintaining PCI compliance can be an arduous and costly affair. But if you approach it in the right way, a PCI compliance program can deliver ROI. Verizon Enterprise Solutions' PCI Consulting Services recommend five key approaches for effective PCI compliance.
Thu, February 27, 2014 - Financial data and news company Bloomberg has developed in-house access controls and embraced several other technological fixes after it emerged last year that the company's journalists had routinely accessed data on how Wall Street clients were using the company's computer terminals.
Wed, February 26, 2014 - The problem, now fixed, affected Amazon.com's iOS and Android mobile apps