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Tokenization, the process in which sensitive information is replaced with a randomly generated unique token or symbol, can be used for securing payment card transactions and data.
American Express has launched a new services designed to protect online and mobile payments by replacing sensitive card information with tokens.
Las Vegas, Nevada-based telemedicine company Cytta Corp. reported on Monday that hackers managed to change the organization's officer and director information in the Nevada Secretary of State corporate filing system.
A proof-of-concept malware developed by researchers at the Ben Gurion University in Israel shows that an attacker can transmit sensitive information from isolated computers to nearby mobile phones by using radio signals.
FireEye has released a new report uncovering and detailing a large cyber-espionage campaign that the company believes is sponsored by the Russian government and dates back to 2007.
The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) published a data security event notice on Friday to warn people who have made purchases at Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminals and vessels that their payment card data might have been compromised.
A security researcher has uncovered a new attack vector called "Reflected File Download" where a malicious file can be downloaded without actually being uploaded anywhere.
Attackers exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Windows to spy on NATO, the European Union, the Ukraine, and private energy and telecommunications companies, according to cyber-intelligence firm iSight Partners.
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.

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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.
Adam Ely's picture
Security teams and lines of business have reached a turning point on BYOD. It’s now become more important than ever for the CISO to figure out how to manage risk without inhibiting users.
Mark Hatton's picture
The fall of a high-profile CEO due to security concerns makes me envision a scenario where security is now given a more prominent role on the executive team, with more emphasis placed on avoiding the breach in the first place.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
When performing incident response, an organization should proceed through various stages by following its incident response process. While all stages are important, when an enterprise is attacked, the highest priority quickly becomes moving rapidly from detection to containment.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
When it comes to the security responsibilities of vendors, answers are still often behind where they need to be. What are some things to think about in the way you manage your security with your vendors?