The number of reported U.S. data breaches hit an all-time high in 2016, according to Identity Theft Resource Center. But for half of all breaches, the number of exposed records isn't known. And what about all of the breaches that just haven't come to light?
Despite significant investments in the signature-based defenses of today's network, email and endpoint security solutions, since 2010, these solutions have been ineffective against the sheer volume of evolving malware. Security and risk professionals have turned to automated malware analysis (AMA) for help. These...
As defense stategies become stronger year after year, it seems as though the prevalence of malware is growing proportionately, projected to exceed $2 trillion by 2019 - a four-fold increase in the cost of security breaches over 2015.Posing a threat to every industry, profession, and company, malware not only...
As the New Year unfolds, finding a breach prevention provider will be critical in order to safeguard an organization's assets. NSS Labs subjected nine cybersecurity market leaders to comprehensive, rigorous testing to determine how well each product handled current advanced threats and attack methods. All vendor...
The world is transforming, blending the physical and digital into an age of convergence. Is your agency prepared for the resulting security challenges? Drawing upon the deep resources of both Forcepoint Security Labs�� and Raytheon, the 2017 Forcepoint Security Predictions report investigates this new shift that blurs...
The success of Operation SAMBRE, a global cybercrime investigation into the theft of billions of dollars from banks throughout the world, proves why information sharing between law enforcement and the private sector is key to battling cybercrime.
In a rare case of potential breach accountability, Verizon is reportedly demanding a $1 billion discount to acquire Yahoo as a result of the search giant's failure to more rapidly spot a data breach that compromised at least 500 million users' accounts.
Britain's privacy watchdog agency has slammed the telecommunications company TalkTalk with a record fine of £400,000 ($511,000) for multiple information security failings that allowed a hacker to bypass access controls and exfiltrate customer data "with ease."
While many enterprises in the West adhere strictly to data breach notification norms, India remains far behind in reporting such incidents. What are the barriers? Supreme Court Advocate Pavan Duggal offers insights.
Singapore is considering data privacy and protection legislation soon, owing to strong support from the industry's data privacy and protection leaders. The government seems to be studying EU's General Data Protection Regulation closely to incorporate some elements.
Start preparing immediately for the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation - even though it doesn't go into force for two more years - because it mandates a number of new privacy and security requirements, warns cybersecurity expert Brian Honan.
After years of debate, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation has finally passed. What impact - if any - will the GDPR have on business and future legislation in India? Security experts weigh in on this debate.
Data protection laws in Europe are more important than ever before individuals are becoming more and more sensitive about privacy, data protection breaches are daily headline news, and the regulatory regime is getting tougher.
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Hong Kong toymaker VTech has revised its end-user license agreement to make clear that it can't be held legally responsible for any data breaches. Many security experts have reacted with fury. But is VTech's move unusual?
Europe looks set to pass sweeping new data protection rules, which would give consumers more control over how their personal information gets used and require organizations to notify authorities whenever they suffer a data breach.