Target Corp. has replaced its "interim" CIO, who was named to the post last year following its massive 2013 data breach that compromised 40 million credit card numbers and exposed personal details on 70 million customers.
Gartner analyst Sid Deshpande portrays a positive picture of increased security spending, deployment of focused security technologies and a concerted approach to streamline security infrastructure in 2015.
President Obama says his proposed cybersecurity budget is designed to help prevent foreign nations or hackers from shutting down American networks, stealing trade secrets or invading the privacy of American families.
Hackers posing as women on Skype tricked Syrian opposition fighters into infecting their systems with malware, which furnished the hackers with "valuable insight into military operations," according to a new report from cybersecurity firm FireEye.
Even a few weeks after the RBI announced its plan to consider removal of the two-factor authentication requirement for small-value transactions, security critics continue to react strongly against the notion.
Starting in April, Singapore plans to have a dedicated and centralized cybersecurity agency. But experts question whether the agency can take a holistic approach and effectively coordinate with industry.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, IBM announces Identity Mixer, a cloud-based encryption technology designed to protect personal data online, while Proofpoint releases its Enterprise Protection Suite 8.0.
ICICI Bank has launched a new payments service to enable customers transfer funds via twitter. Can it ensure a secure transaction and reach its goal of enabling Gen Y to leverage the service effectively?