An organization's security is only as strong as that of its partners, says Mandiant Director Charles Carmakal, who offers insight on common attack trends emerging from recent data breach investigations.
Payment data and personal information are both attractive targets for criminals, says breach investigator Erin Nealy Cox of forensics firm Stroz Friedberg. Learn why she says card data isn't the only lucrative target.
In this newest banking fraud scheme, fraudsters use the customer service chat feature within the online banking platform to schedule fraudulent wires. How can institutions detect and prevent this scam?
To mitigate the top threats for 2013, organizations need to understand the motivations of potential attackers so they can adequately defend their networks and systems. Experts describe risk management strategies for the year ahead.
Forensics expert Rob Lee says its not new types of attacks that concern him. It's the old ones that continue to impact organizations. How can forensics pros learn from past incidents and respond in 2013?
Global Payments Inc., the breached payments processor, now says the scope of its self-discovered data breach may be broader than initially reported and involve personal data collected from merchant customers.
Servers at Virginia Commonwealth University were recently hacked, potentially exposing Social Security numbers for more than 176,000 faculty, staff, students and affiliates at the university and the VCU Health System.
"The more that you could focus in on computer science topics, to understand programming, network-based technology and mobile-based technology, the better off you're going to be," says Rob Lee of SANS Institute.