SWIFT's Gottfried Leibbrandt says conflicting regulatory mandates could further fragment the international payments market, if banks and governments don't align their strategies. Communication among governments, regulators and global financial institutions is critical.
India's data protection standards are already strong. But to be truly secure and world-class, then organizations must protect themselves above those standards, says Dr. Kamlesh Bajaj, CEO of the Data Security Council of India.
A star-studded lineup of top U.S. officials including four cabinet secretaries and three other senior executives announced the new international strategy, emphasizing the importance of cybersecurity to American foreign policy.
Executives from Apple, Facebook and Google will appear before a Senate panel to explain their companies' practices on collecting and using customer data from smartphones, Sen. Jay Rockefeller announces.
Experts say card issuers picked up on the Michaels card breach by employing strong transaction monitoring and behavioral analytics, proving that cross-channel detection tools are the best ways to curb growing card-fraud schemes.
Five leading healthcare organizations are collaborating to demonstrate the secure national exchange of health information, hoping to pave the way for others, says James Walker, M.D. of Geisinger Health System.
Michaels Stores Inc. says POS PIN pads at nearly 90 stores in 20 states were tampered with, exposing debit and credit cardholders to fraud. Now the chain says it is replacing PIN pads at the majority of its 964 U.S. stores.
Domain name systems are among the least known - but most important - security vulnerabilities for organizations in all sectors. But government agencies in particular need to be concerned about DNS security to protect their e-government initiatives.
In an exclusive interview on DNS security, Mark Beckett of Secure64...
The legislative blueprint for comprehensive cybersecurity legislation would strike a critical balance between strengthening security, preserving privacy and civil liberties protection and fostering continued economic growth, an official says.
Five Democratic senators point to inconsistencies in corporate Security and Exchange Commission reporting, investor confusion and the national importance of addressing cybersecurity for the need of new guidance.
U.S. government agencies are eager to gain the service and cost efficiencies of cloud computing, but the Government Information Security Today survey finds they have serious reservations about information security in the cloud.
"Raising the security awareness of your workforce is your best defense against having a breach incident," says David Holtzman, who's on the federal team that enforces the HITECH Act breach notification rule.