In one of its infrequent "Update Surprisedays," Apple plugged holes, boosted security and added features.
The PCI Security Standards Council's new general manager Stephen Orfei spoke at the Florida community meeting.
A new report from the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee found that multiple successful attempts were made to access and steal information from contractors' systems, and often times, the government didn't know it happened.
Along with the release of two-factor authentication for iCloud, Apple had one of its uncommon "Update Surprisedays." Addtionally, researchers discovered a new Tinba variant.
This heightened awareness regarding data breach response time has created an interesting dynamic for security professionals.
More than 800 million personal records have been involved in U.S. breaches since January 2005, according to new research from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Also this month, IT security professionals are starting to have a higher perception of risk to corporate, industrial and governmental infrastructure because of cyber security threats.