You can be outraged that the NSA collects Internet communications records of U.S. citizens. But don't be surprised, says sociologist William Staples. This is just one example of our "culture of surveillance."
Governments and others using cloud-based services should keep 10 security tips in mind, including making sure they can maintain control of their data if a service provider goes bankrupt, says Dimitra Liveri, co-author of a new report.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a hack of an online dating service that reportedly compromised millions of passwords and a breach that affected thousands of Milwaukee city employees.
Attempts to shame China haven't been effective in stopping that country from pilfering intellectual property from the computers of American companies, according to a new report to Congress from a special commission.
Federal investigators announced five more arrests this week in connection with a $45 million ATM cash-out and prepaid card fraud scheme. Learn why experts expect these types of crimes to become even more common.
Figuring out how Edward Snowden breached NSA computers is sort of like solving a puzzle. Take public information and match it with an understanding of how organizations get hacked, and the pieces seem to fall into place.
Attorneys discuss the significance of the 10-year prison sentence for hacker Jeremy Hammond, who pleaded guilty in connection with a 2011 breach of Stratfor, a global intelligence firm that provides services to the U.S. government.
FS-ISAC has issued a white paper with tips on streamlining third-party software risk assessments. One member of a new working group explains why the adoption of standard security controls is so critical.
U.S. Attorney Steve Wiggington says identity theft, especially linked to card skimming, is still the No. 1 fraud threat facing financial services institutions as well as consumers. He stresses information sharing is critical for fighting fraud.
Computer scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology are developing new ways to apply encryption when storing or searching data in the cloud, says Paul Royal, associate director of the university's information security center.
Financial institutions and businesses in other sectors must continually collect information about their online customers to ensure stronger authentication, says Avivah Litan, a fraud expert and analyst for the consultancy Gartner.