Thefts of iPhones in New York, San Francisco and London declined after Apple added a remote-disabling feature. Now Google and Microsoft have promised to offer the feature in their mobile operating systems.
Two months after the OpenSSL flaw known as Heartbleed was discovered, remediation efforts have slowed. But several security experts laud businesses' rapid response to the threat, noting that they've installed related fixes more quickly than usual.
If the NSA's meddling in NIST cryptography standards soiled the reputation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an amendment approved by the House of Representatives could help restore it.
Banking institutions must improve how they analyze cyber-threat intelligence. But without better tools, security leaders can't adequately anticipate new attacks, says Greg Garcia, the new executive director of the FSSCC.
A privacy activist's case against Facebook for allegedly sharing Europeans' personal data with the NSA in violation of EU data protection rules has been referred to the European Court of Justice for review.
Letting women make mistakes, as men are allowed to do, could help grow the female IT security workforce from its current level of less than 30 percent. That's a conclusion of a panel of IT security experts assembled by Information Security Media Group.
Over the next five years, the U.S. payments infrastructure is slated to undergo a major overhaul, with the Federal Reserve leading the charge. Two Fed leaders share insights on the impact on U.S. banking institutions.
The U.K. government's legal justification for spying en masse on British residents' online communications - Google searches, Facebook posts, Webmail - is questioned by privacy and Internet law experts as part of a case triggered by Edward Snowden's leaks.
Kentucky is now the 47th state to enact a breach notification law. While a national law superseding the widely varying state statutes is long overdue, the primary election defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor makes passing such a bill tougher.
Although restaurant chain P.F. Chang's has not yet confirmed a breach, several researchers say they believe the chain suffered a malware attack similar to those that compromised Target, Neiman Marcus and Sally Beauty.
A new Bank of England cybersecurity risk framework proves how forward-thinking U.K. regulators are when it comes to cybersecurity, says Gartner's Avivah Litan. Learn what security experts say the U.S. can learn from British effort.
Breaking down silos should help organizations mitigate vulnerabilities introduced into their systems from the information and communications technology supply chain, says the co-author of new guidance from NIST.