The latest entrant into the password "hall of shame" is Sony Pictures Entertainment. As the ongoing dumps of Sony data by Guardians of Peace highlight, Sony apparently stored unencrypted passwords with inadequate access controls.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft of guidance aimed at helping government agencies and businesses establish, participate in and maintain cyberthreat information sharing relationships.
In new guidance from the PCI Council, its leaders outline why businesses that handle card data need to address employee education. Here, experts explain why this guidance is a positive step for card security.
How relevant is ROI when demonstrating security to senior management? How seriously do Indian organizations take the practice of privacy? Sagar Karan, CISO at Fullerton India, shares his insights on these topics.
Sophisticated threats require advanced threat protection. A threat-focused next-generation firewall must adhere to three strategic imperatives. Learn how these imperatives improve defense against advanced threats.
Emerging reports now suggest other financial institutions may have been targeted by the same hackers who breached Chase. But how can we be sure? Mark Clancy of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. explains why the analysis is challenging.
An important lesson to learn from the massive JPMorgan Chase breach is that banks can't just focus on protecting card data and online banking accounts; they also must protect their customers' personally identifiable information.
If JPMorgan Chase, which was considered one of the most secure organizations in the world, can be breached, then virtually all other banks likely are at risk, too. Experts explain why early detection and information sharing are key to mitigating threats.
European financial services firms and law enforcement agencies have been stepping up their efforts to trade actionable intelligence and better defend themselves against emerging malware and fraud campaigns.
The Modi government's "Jan Dhan Yojana" is ambitious, and security concerns are vast. Awareness, complexity and scope must be addressed, says Pervez Goiporia, vice president, IDM development, at Oracle India.
Fraudsters continue to make inroads against financial institutions based in the United Kingdom - and beyond - because banks aren't working together to share information about the attacks they see, according to presenters at the London Fraud Summit.