Brian Cornell, newly appointed CEO of Target Corp., faces the challenge of ensuring that the protection of customer information is a top priority at the company following last year's massive data breach.
A U.K. House of Lords subcommittee has criticized the recent EU Court of Justice "right to be forgotten" ruling as being "unworkable, unreasonable and wrong in principle." The U.K. government says it plans to fight the measure.
Warning from the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office: Businesses that work with big data must ensure they still comply with EU data protection regulations, especially when it comes to keeping personal information private.
A low-tech campaign combines phishing, small-footprint attack code and Android malware to topple banks' security defenses in Switzerland and three other nations. Will the campaign extend to U.S., U.K., and beyond?
eBay faces a class action lawsuit stemming from an early 2014 breach that resulted in 145 million customers having their personal information compromised. The suit contends the breach was the result of the company's "inadequate security."
Google and Microsoft met with European regulators in Brussels July 24 to discuss their compliance with the "right to be forgotten" ruling and whether it should apply to all of their search engine sites - and not just those in Europe.
The website of the European Central Bank has been breached and contact information for event registrants stolen. The breach only came to light when a hacker attempted to obtain a ransom to return stolen data to the bank.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, Quantum Corp. is integrating its StorNext scale-out storage with the FireEye network forensics platform, while CARD.com is partnering with IDology to help prevent card fraud.