The spate of recent data breaches at big-name companies such as JPMorgan Chase, Home Depot, and Target raises questions about the effectiveness of the private sector’s information security. According to FBI Director James Comey There are two kinds of big companies in the United States. There are those who’ve been hacked…and those who don’t know they’ve […]
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) publishes recommendations for effective cybersecurity regulatory guidance SIFMA has published its “Principles for Effective Cybersecurity Regulatory Guidance,” that provides regulators with SIFMA members’ insight on productive ways to harmonize and create effective cybersecurity regulatory guidance. SIFMA’s goal is to promote a collaborative approach to cybersecurity that can foster innovation and […]
The results of the HP Enterprise Security sponsored Ponemon 2014 Global Report on the Cost of Cyber Crime are summarised below. During the period they conducted interviews and analysed the findings, mega cybercrimes took place. Most notable was the Target cyber breach, which was reported to result in the theft of 40 million payment cards. […]
Courtesy of Symantec.