NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander says the agency has taken 41 actions to prevent leaks by insiders in the wake of disclosures of classified documents about the agency's surveillance programs by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.
A Senate committee will soon consider a patent reform measure that is less aggressive than a recently approved House bill designed to help stem the tide of patent infringement lawsuits that sometimes target security technologies.
Call center fraud is one of the leading threats that financial institutions will battle next year because fraudsters consider the centers to be an easy target. But what can be done to mitigate this threat?
While U.S. payments networks and card issuers are planning to transition to EMV cards, Gartner analyst Anton Chuvakin says they could be wasting their time. It may be too late for this chip technology in the U.S.
A letter from eight prominent online companies to President Obama and Congress calls for reform of government surveillance programs, outlining concerns about the way the NSA monitors online and telephone communications.
The theft of 2 million credentials reminds security professionals that their organizations are at risk because many employees use the same passwords and devices for personal and business purposes, data security lawyer Ronald Raether says.
You can be outraged that the NSA collects Internet communications records of U.S. citizens. But don't be surprised, says sociologist William Staples. This is just one example of our "culture of surveillance."
ATM skimming attacks, and subsequent fraud losses, are increasing, even in European markets where EMV chip cards are the standard. Learn why some experts predict a continued surge in skimming in the months to come.