In the wake of the Global Payments Inc. card breach, ID theft expert Neal O'Farrell says banks and credit unions must be proactive with outreach to customers. What should institutions' messages include?
Francoise Gilbert of the IT Law Group won't give Zappos an "A" for how the online retailer reacted to its recent data breach. So, what can organizations learn from the incident, so they're better prepared?
Verisign, operator of two of the 13 root name servers that route traffic on the Internet, has revealed that outsiders attacked its computer network several times in 2010, but top management did not learn of the incidents until September 2011.
The hacking group Anonymous Brazil has targeted the websites of several of Brazil's top financial institutions, including Banco Bradesco and Banco do Brasil, with distributed denial-of-service attacks, leaving the sites in the dark, the Associated Press reports.
Organizations that have experienced a breach report that three lessons they learned were to limit the amount of personal information collected, limit sharing data with third parties and limit the amount of data stored, a new survey shows.
What are the critical steps that IT security professionals should take in the aftermath of a breach? CEO Micky Tripathi of The Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative offers eight practical lessons based on his breach resolution experience.