I'd like to add National Cyber Security Awareness Month to the 4th of July, Memorial Day and Veterans Day as yet another patriotic holiday. That's because protecting your own devices and accounts is more than patriotic, it's downright humanistic.
It is the growth in our online shopping habits and preference to use plastic over cash that have increased our vulnerability to identity theft.
Last year's Target breach has cost the company more than $148 million dollars. Just last month, Home Depot announced another major breach. There are a few simple things that consumers can do to get started and protect their purchases from these types of breaches.
Nothing's secure. Believe in that mantra and you have at least a decent chance of avoiding becoming the next victim of a data breach, PoS attack, drive-by download or any one of the other many cyber threats that stalk us all daily.
That little thing that you stick in your computer to store or transfer data can also mean very bad news.
I visited the Facebook campus, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California. and here are 10 things I learned: 1. There is such a thing as a free lunch (bre...
The Tumblr blog Hackers of NY launched in February this year and very quickly became a phenomenon, spawning spin off sites everywhere from Miami to Bangalore -- there's now a "Hackers of..." in nine countries and 13 cities.
In a report, the Senate detailed how various contractors for the U.S. military's Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) had been the subject of repeated and serious cyber intrusions in a period spanning 2012 through 2013.
Busy managers have a tendency to stay inside the walls of their organizations, often struggling to find the time to read industry blogs, network with peers, meet up with analysts or attend new and interesting events. Don't fall into this trap.
Cyberwarfare is now largely seen as an integral part of modern warfare by most developed nations. Until now, however, we have yet to see sophisticated cyber tactics be used by jihadist groups like al-Qaeda or ISIS. But that could soon change.
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Cybercrime is a massive multinational industry that regularly makes many attempts to breach major institutions. Why so many of those efforts have been succeeding lately, on such a large scale, is due partly to how smart an organization needs to be to defend against them.
Google is planning to open Gmail and YouTube to kids under the age of 13. While the company will restrict this king's ransom of new clicks to kid-friendly content, hackers could well have a field day.
Home Depot hasn't really told us much about their data breach so far, and for that, I say shame on them. One of the few things they did share though, and quite categorically, is that no debit card PINs were exposed in the breach.
If you watched this drama closely, you surely noticed how narrowly we conceptualize corruption in America. In effect, general influence peddling and election purchasing, which we see more commonly, are legitimate.
co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Founder & CEO ZiklagSystems Something is wrong with Home Depot's explanation of the hack on the point of their cas...