NIST awards a total of $7 million in grants to five organizations to develop and pilot reliable and easy-to-use identity credentials that could help build trust in online commerce and boost the economy.
Citi's settlement with two states over a breach that exposed 360,000 cards will likely set an example for other states. One expert says banking institutions will likely pay more damages when accounts are compromised.
A new cross-device malware strain that has been linked to last year's High Roller attacks is defeating dual-factor authentication. Experts explain why banking institutions worldwide should be on alert.
Account takeover techniques are getting more sophisticated; new "account checkers" are helping hackers automate their processes. The trend is just one more reason why we need advanced forms of authentication.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel sees significant savings in continuous diagnostics because the automated approach to identifying systems vulnerabilities could replace costly checklist compliance reporting.
Microsoft touts new security features built into the Windows 8.1 Enterprise operating system. But are they enticing enough to win over organizations that are reluctant to upgrade from older OS versions?
Angered over the Edward Snowden revelations, DEF CON says the feds should take a 'time-out' from this year's hackers' conference. But a top DHS cybersecurity policymaker says he's still invited to participate in a conclave panel discussion.
As they develop mitigation strategies, organizations must keep in mind that all cyber-attacks, ranging from DDoS to phishing, ultimately aim to compromise data - and they virtually all are advanced and persistent.
A year after LinkedIn confirmed its network had been breached, reportedly exposing 6.5 million hashed passwords, the social media company is offering users the option of adopting two-factor authentication.
Attacks aimed at mobile devices are progressing much more rapidly than any attacks ever waged against PCs. Organizations are in danger if they don't pay attention, says anti-phishing expert Dave Jevans.
A 143-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average proves the power of social media and the havoc it can cause when an account gets hacked. It's time for social media companies to tighten the authentication process.