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(News) Why ECPA Should Make You Think Twice about the Cloud
(News) Nero SecurDisc 2.0: Improved Optical Storage Media Security Technology
(News) Protect your data from P2P data breaches and ensure your company doesn't get a nasty letter from the FTC notifying you that sensitive data has been breached.
(News) Data Breaches Get Costlier
(News) A new study finds users often pick passwords that are easy-to-remember, and even easier to hack. Here are the most common passwords--and how we can all do better.
(News) Does Google Hack Cast Doubt on the Cloud?
(News) 25% of Office Workers Would Steal Company Data
(News) In the heat of the climate change debate sparked by hacked e-mail messages, there has been little discussion of how the e-mails were leaked. In a connected world, security and privacy are both more important, and harder to come by.
(News) Trust the Cloud? Americans Say No Way
(News) 7 Ways Tech Pros Fail on Security
(News) Password Hackers Gear for Action
(News) Heartland Identity Theft Details Emerge
(News) How to Prevent a Heartland-Style Data Breach
(News) Hackers Put Social Networks Such as Twitter in Crosshairs
(News) Microsoft Squashes 19 Bugs with Update
(News) XML Exploits are Next, Analyst Warns
(News) Most data centers have the ambience of bomb shelters, but not one built by retailer L.L. Bean.
(News) British Hacker's Mom Appeals to Obama
(News) Swiped Twitter Documents Raise Cloud Concerns
(News) Online Shoppers Still Don't Get Security, Research Shows
(News) TJX Pays States for Cost of Investigating its Data Breach
(News) Tech Managers Often Underestimate Impact of Data Loss
(News) Women More Security Savvy, Vendor Finds
(How To) Trade bandwidth with a friend or business so they host your backup and you host theirs.
(News) Push For Electronic Medical Records Must Slow Down, For Security's Sake
(News) Heartland Breach Cost $12.6 Million and Counting
(News) Preparing for Cyberwar
(News) PDF Flaw Patched -- But Does Anybody Know?
(News) RFID Technology Goes to Work in IT
(News) Hackers Break into University Health Records
(News) One Third of Employees Would Steal Sensitive Data
(News) Web Applications Security Scanner Introduced
(News) Are Hackers Working for the Mob?
(News) Deleted Data Drives New Data Breaches
(News) Google Unearths Stolen Credit Cards
(News) Deep Computer-spying Network Touched 103 Countries
(News) Symantec Says Credit Card Data May Have Leaked From India
(News) Diebold Admits Voting Machine Flaw
(News) Doctors Say Effort to Digitize Medical Records Is Not Worth It
(News) ANSI Panel to Standardize Identity Theft Tracking
(News) Leak of user data should serve as another reminder that we all have to remain hyper-vigilant.
(How To) Protect Your Data With Whole-Disk Encryption
(News) Still Wary of Shopping Online? You're Not Alone
(News) Social Networks' Risks for Business Security
(News) Feds File Bribery Charges Against D.C.'s Top Tech Official
(News) DC Tech Arrests Raise Security Issues
(News) One-Third Use a Single Password for Everything
(News) Unpatched PDF Bug Remains Threat
(News) Secure Digital Medical Records: Even Possible?
(News) In an indication of the legal troubles companies can find themselves in over data breaches these days, several banks and...
(News) Phishers Target Facebook
(News) Electronic Medical Records Demand Privacy
(News) Nearly Two-Thirds of Ex-Employees Steal Data on the Way Out
(News) Researcher Shows How to Hack SSL
(News) Two security researchers fleshed out details Wednesday at the Black Hat conference in Washington of a method they disclosed...
(News) The Los Alamos National Laboratories has launched a month-long project aimed at ensuring that offsite computer systems fully...
(News) A New York computer forensics firm said that 40 of 100 hard disk drives it recently purchased in bulk orders on eBay contained...
(News) A Kaspersky Lab technical support site was hacked late last month, exposing private customer information for 11 days, the...
(News) The first arrests have been made in connection with the recently disclosed breach at Heartland Payment Systems.
(News) The number of financial institutions that have said they were affected by the data breach disclosed last month by Heartland Payment Systems is growing.
(News) A New York computer forensics firm found that 40% of the hard disk drives it recently purchased in bulk orders from eBay...
(News) Kaspersky Lab, a Moscow-based security company, admitted Monday that a database containing customer information had been...
(News) Hundreds of customer details were exposed when a hacker exploted a SQL flaw on Kaspersky's site.
(News) Former White House security specialist weighs in on whether President Obama will have a secure BlackBerry.
(News) When the world's largest disk makers joined last week to announce a single standard for encrypting disk drives , the move...
(News) Companies that are reluctant to invest what it takes on data security better be prepared to pony up a lot more if their...
(News) Alleged server-bomber is accused of trying to destroy data on 4,000 servers.
(News) Data export processes when doing business inherently leave firms vulnerable, a researcher cautions.
(News) Contract employee inserted script that would have wiped out all data this Saturday.
(How To) Keep your information safe even if you lose your USB thumb drive.
(News) Safeguard your personal information when using online career and social networking websites.
(News) Spokeo gives you the ability to stalk near-total strangers in new and fascinating ways.
(News) The credit card payment firm that recently suffered a major breach says the industry should rally to fight cybercrime.
(How To) Lock access to your system's BIOS settings, boot sequence, and even hard drive.
(News) Researchers are developing a kind of paint that can be used to block unauthorized visitors to wireless networks.
(News) A small clerical error tripped up the $318 million heist inside its offices.
(News) Speculation and headline grabbing are counterproductive to the larger cause of changing the way people protect information.
(News) Follow InfoWorld's encryption-based data-protection plan, which can safeguard your most at-risk PCs
(News) Two audits suggest the IRS needs to clean up its network access and secure taxpayer data.
(News) The president-elect says the handheld is a tool to do his job and keep him grounded, avoiding the "bubble" of the presidency.
(News) Symantec is warning of a vulnerability in its AppStream product but has created a patch.
(News) NASA hacker Gary McKinnon offers to plead guilty if he can be tried in the U.K. instead of U.S.
(News) The IRS has fixed less than half of the vulnerabilities identified by an auditor's report in November.
(How To) The ProPay MicroSecure Card Reader weighs in at a scant 1.4 ounces, fits into a shirt pocket, and securely stores up to 71 transactions at a time.
(News) More than 35 million data records were breached in 2008, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center.
(News) Five million customers are being notified following the December 2 breach at online bill payment processor CheckFree.
(News) My used MacBook came complete with passwords, tax returns, and more.
(News) Every laptop should come with a UBS flash drive that controls access to the computer and backs up its data.
(News) The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has had a stained reputation almost from the start, and especially since its dismal...
(News) Google falls from list of most trusted companies for privacy.
(News) Swedish police are unraveling a scheme where criminals stole credit card details by tampering with a point-of-sale (POS)...
(News) Breach underscores the perils of selling old IT equipment without attention to security.
(News) Since California's historic 2003 passage of a data breach law, most other states in the U.S. have followed suit. 44 states now...
(News) Redmond's recent announcement about search data got a lot of press, but there's no real news behind it.
(News) Liquid Machines Monday announced a deal to integrate McAfee's data-loss prevention technology into its enterprise rights...
(News) German journalists posting as data buyers were offered 21 million bank accounts for $15.3 million.
(News) New rules from credit card firms helped retailers bolster their security controls for online purchases.
(News) Here's how to safely travel with your tech gear and not become another statistic of lost laptops or data.
(How To) Passwords are only part of security; use unique logins for the full package.
(News) A data glitch apparently exposed confidential customer details to another traveler logged into the Qantas Airlines site.
(News) Analysis: Any responsible enterprise has security measures to handle mobile devices, so Obama should be able to take his BlackBerry into the West Wing with a little planning.
(How To) It's 2008. Do you know who has your Social Security number?
(News) A former inmate was arrested for breaking into systems at the prison where he had served time for hacking.
(News) The UF College of Dentistry acknowledged compromise of a database of patient records.
(News) Seagate has launched a major push to increase the uptake of its Full Disk Encryption (FDE) laptop and PC drives, with higher...
(News) Hacking arrests more than doubled in Japan in 2007 compared to the previous year, according to figures released by Japan's...
(News) New data privacy laws in Massachusetts and California have impact beyond state lines.
(How To) Traveling with sensitive business information can be risky. A hardware-encrypted hard drive can keep your files locked up on the road.
(News) Data thieves are threatening to release millions of patient records held by a U.S. prescription drug management company unless...
(News) A sophisticated cybercrime group that's maintained an especially devious Trojan horse for nearly three years has stolen the...
(News) Use Gmail, Go to Jail?
(News) Safeguarding data is as easy as one, two, three: Protect networks from rogue devices, protect systems from inappropriate access, and protect the data itself.
(News) A report finds two new IRS systems have major security weaknesses.
(News) The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' undersecretary for benefits has ordered all VA regional offices to suspend document...
(News) Car companies, mortgage brokers and utility companies are all subject to the new laws.
(News) A Q&A with the founder of The Pirate Bay discusses recent controversy and an upcoming public presentation.
(News) According to a report from Fox News, several servers at the World Bank Group, an organization that offers economic assistance...
(News) If there is truly a gray zone in the struggle between online good and evil, anonymous proxy servers live there.
(News) Report, commissioned in part by the DHS, also warns of potential privacy problems.
(News) A Tennessee man is indicted for accessing Sarah Palin's Yahoo e-mail account.
(How To) Lock up employee data, or face the consequences.
(How To) Encrypting data can save you lots of heartache. How should you do it?
(How To) Are you the only you out there? When it comes to protecting your identity, a bit of prevention is worth a megabyte of cure.
(News) Collaboration and mobility boost the opportunity for data leak dangers, a Cisco study reports.
(News) Bitmaps stored inside encrypted backup files could be vulnerable to a sophisticated 'comparison' attack, a German security...
(News) ID Experts' Rick Kam describes a customer-centric action plan.
(News) Whether it's getting fired for standing up for what's right or making a network configuration mistake that leads to better security, there are some mistakes worth making. Five security pros offer personal examples.
(News) Three out of 10 businesses have experienced security breaches because of employees using social nets or other community services at work.
(News) IDC says enterprises to strengthen passwords and firewalls as hackers turn their attention to databases accessed via the Web.
(News) A resident of Solana Beach, Calif., has been charged with stealing customer data from luxury car seller Maserati North America...
(News) Fraud is a fact of corporate life today, as the latest Kroll Global Fraud report notes, somewhat ominously, in its opening...
(News) Both businesses and individuals can learn a lesson from candidate Palin about the security (or lack of it) with web-based e-mail.
(News) Gmail, Hotmail, and others share Yahoo's vulnerability to the password hacking experienced by Palin.
(News) Recent federal policies related to privacy and terrorism may force changes in your tech strategy.
(News) The thefts, which date back to 2004, were uncovered by the DOJ.
(News) Cybercrime is more than a buzzword, it's a critical business concern, say 1,387 IT professionals surveyed by security firm...
(News) One of the 11 people arrested last month in connection with the massive data theft at TJX Companies Inc., BJ Wholesale Clubs...
(News) Greek group says it defaced site of one of the project's main experiments.
(News) Lawyers handle legal work. IT oversees technology. In an age where information is critical, it's vital for IT and legal to work together hand in hand to develop and implement legal holds policies and practices, or risk costly fines and irreparable damage to the company's reputation.
(News) Analysis: Given the recent security breaches, smart consumers should know what public records are accessible online.
(News) We all know we shouldn't write down passwords on Sticky Notes, but we do because our brain can't possibly recall them all. Or can it? One researcher says we can memorize much more if we change the way we recall and store this information.
(News) Reacting to criticism that its new Chrome browser was essentially acting as a keylogger, potentially recording users' every...
(News) Were software patches that didn't fix problems but instead changed results applied to electronic voting machines in two...
(News) Doctors are carrying around unencrypted patient data on USB memory sticks, according to stinging research carried out in a...
(News) An AT&T security guru reviews attacks, hackers, and training the next generation of security experts.
(News) Since early 2005, land records containing the Social Security numbers of thousands of Iowans have been posted and made...
(News) Canadian researchers have come up with a novel solution to the perennial problem of stupidly insecure passwords -- create...
(News) A Symantec study found domains that appeared to be registered for e-mail spying.
(News) Investigative resources diverted in crucial weeks, months after Sept. 11.
(News) Measures that can help preserve your company's reputation in the event of a data breach can also be a competitive...
(News) Dutch researchers claim to have been able to fake microchipped UK passports. Process is cheap and takes minutes.
(News) The size and scope of security problems is growing to be so large that security experts are having more difficulty than ever...
(News) The criminal network identified in the Justice Departmentindictments this week as having stole tens of millions of credit card...
(News) The intruders whom the U.S. Department of Justice alleges stole tens of millions of credit and debit card numbers were bold...
(News) The latest version of the free drive-encryption tool can shield sensitive data from prying eyes at home and abroad, now faster than ever.
(Reviews) The $79-and-up IronKey secure USB flash drive takes its task seriously, using hardware encryption, and self-destructing if physical tampering is detected.
(News) Hidden Dangers of Automatic Encryption
(News) Losses caused by one trader at a French bank aren't t necessarily from an IT failure but perhaps bungled deployment.
(How To) Taking a few simple steps can make your equipment and data less vulnerable to thieves, and can help you recover lost or stolen items.
(News) Controversy over deleted CIA videotapes provides a lesson for companies required to keep electronic evidence, some experts say.
(News) After a breach, a school district wants to test its security crackdown by issuing a challenge to hackers.
(News) Storage vendor Seagate Technology said Thursday it plans to buy MetaLINCS, an e-discovery software firm. The vendor's move follows Iron Mountain's purchase earlier this year of Stratify, which is also focused on e-discovery.
(News) Amazon is already taking orders for release of OneCare 2.0 security suite, shipping next week.
(News) Microsoft Corp. plans to release a major update to its Windows Live OneCare security suite next week, according to online retailer Amazon.com.
(News) Symantec said Monday that it will spend US$350 million to purchase data leak prevention vendor Vontu, making it the latest security vendor to enter this new but crowded market.
(News) IT managers are more concerned about end-user abuse of IT systems than attacks from hackers and other threats, according to new research.
(News) Oracle Corp. released its latest critical patch update on Wednesday, fixing 51 vulnerabilities in a range of products, including its flagship database line.
(News) Financially motivated data breaches are set to cost businesses 20 percent more each year until 2009, according to Gartner.
(News) Oracle Corp. will release security updates for its products this week fixing 51 vulnerabilities in its products.