Online attacks aimed at major U.S. banks have helped to heighten industry cooperation and information sharing. But experts say not all attacks are equal, and understanding the motivation behind the attack is key.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including the exposure of member passwords on the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers website and the sentencing of a former hospital employee for selling patient information.
The FS-ISAC's decision to increase the U.S. banking industry's cyberthreat level from "elevated" to "high" is way overdue, Aite's Julie McNelley and other experts say. Here's how banking institutions should enhance security.
Developing secure mobile applications is just one part of the process in creating new programs. Communicating how applications are secured is crucial in building IT security awareness among stakeholders.
A Twitter posting by an individual claiming to be from the hacktivist collective Anonymous claimed it targeted GoDaddy on Sept. 10, but it wasn't until the following day the company determined its computers were not breached.
An individual claiming to be part of Anonymous, the hacktivist group that has targeted big business and government, seems to have taken aim at small businesses by claiming to have disrupted website host GoDaddy.com.