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Researchers have uncovered several security holes in enterprise software solutions developed by German business software giant SAP.
Data belonging to customer of MBIA Inc., the largest bond insurer in the United States, was inadvertently made available online due to a misconfigured Web server.
What types of security solutions should have been used by Home Depot? What are best practices for avoiding such incidents? What steps should the retail industry take? These are just some of the questions answered by members of the security industry.
The data breach affecting Home Depot locations across the United States and Canada is estimated to have affected 56 million customer payment cards between April and September 2014.
CloudLock has launched a new solution designed to detect, classify and secure sensitive data stored in Google Drive in near real-time.
Apple is ramping up iCloud defenses in the aftermath of hackers swiping nude photos of celebrities from the online digital vault, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Goodwill Industries revealed that some of its customers' payment cards were compromised after the systems of a third-party vendor became infected with malware.
Mozilla is warning users who have contributed to testing builds of the online bug-tracking tool Bugzilla that their email addresses and encrypted passwords were publicly available for a period of three months.
The developers of the Akeeba backup extension for Joomla have fixed a vulnerability that can be leveraged to gain access to website backups.
NIST is requesting public comments on a guide designed to help organizations determine potential security and privacy risks posed by third-party mobile applications

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Danelle Au's picture
Cloud adoption should be a collaborative rather than prescriptive process between employees and IT. With the right mindset and strategy, what employees want and what IT wants can become a proper union in a Venn diagram.
Jason Polancich's picture
Your employees, partners, customers and suppliers are your “survival group” battle-buddies now and it’s important to know how the zombies behave and where they hide.
Mark Hatton's picture
Software and hardware alone are not enough to manage a massive enterprise security program. You need security professionals and experienced leaders who can keep the team (and the tools) operating effectively.
Eddie Garcia's picture
Many features are available for Apache Hadoop that can help enterprises pass internal and external security requirements and audits.
Danelle Au's picture
The recent iCloud attack brings up very important considerations on data security, not only for consumers, but for any enterprise that uses the cloud.
Travis Greene's picture
The significant breaches of today are executed by people infiltrating the organization, and attackers are doing this by assuming identities or abusing insider privileges.
Scott Gainey's picture
Corporate stewards are getting educated in a hurry and are gearing up to ask some very pointed questions regarding strategy for protecting company data.
Danelle Au's picture
Enterprises can gain tremendous competitive advantages by having IT focus on the things that matter – users and information rather than infrastructure maintenance and building.
Jason Polancich's picture
In order to make our ecosystem a safer place for all of us, small and large, the big guys out there are going to have to start - at least in part - handling the security of their small business partners, suppliers and customers.
Danelle Au's picture
As the era of Internet of Things dawns, the amount of data and other cloud applications developed for unique industries will increase and bring a new era of privacy and security concerns.