House lawmakers' information accessed in CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield breach

House lawmakers might have had some of their personal data compromised in the confirmed CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield data breach earlier this week.

Method identified to generate unlimited Starbucks gift card funds

A hacker with security firm Sakurity identified a way to generate unlimited funds on Starbucks gift cards, and proved that it worked.

Nigerian man sentenced to 3 years for phishing scam targeting gov't workers

A Nigerian man was sentenced to three years in prison for his role in a phishing scheme targeting U.S. government employees.

Ohio student hacks school computer, shares data of 113 students

An Ohio student is under investigation for hacking into a school district server and sharing the information of at least one other student.

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FTC gives thumbs up to companies that cooperate during breach probes

In a Wednesday blog post the FTC explained the process it follows to investigate security breaches and said it looks favorably on companies that cooperate in law enforcement investigations.

SC Awards 2015 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year's SC Awards. Winners received acknowledgement and placques at the annual SC Awards gala held in San Francisco on Tuesday. For the winners and finalists of the SC Awards 2015, take a look at our Book of the Night.

Product Reviews

EiQ Networks SecureVue

The EiQ Networks SecureVue software suite is a comprehensive log and asset management system that lets network administrators quickly get the full picture of what is going on in their network.

Dell SonicWALL NSA 3600

The Dell SonicWALL NSA 3600, along with its TotalSecure license bundle, is the company’s offering for the UTM gateway and next-generation firewall market.

Cyberoam Technologies CR1000iNGXP

Cyberoam CR1000iNG-XP is a next-generation firewall appliance that includes VPN, email, anti-virus, HTTP and HTTPS and FTP anti-virus, anti-spam and IPS with custom signatures inside the modular appliance.

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