Big Data News, Articles and Updates
Updated! News reports yesterday that the New York Times and other news organizations were attacked by hackers should not only come as no surprise, but industry insiders believe news organizations should prepare to be struck again in the future.
A zero-day flaw in Drupal is now being said to be how hackers penetrated the network of law firm Mossack Fonseca and siphoned out 11.5 million files.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence's (ODNI) advanced research funding unit is developing a project to assist U.S. intelligence firms in monitoring its spies through wearable devices.
The amount of digital information stored on recycled devices is staggering, a new study found.
A semi-private database consisting of the identities of 70K users of the dating website was published on the internet.
HR firm Pasona N A needed strong and flexible security for file-sharing around the globe, reports Greg Masters.
China has a contracted with China Electronics Technology Group to develop technology that can predict acts of terrorism before they occur based on surveillance data.
The NSA's SKYNET program earned some unwanted attention after a report said the agency's machine learning algorithm is inadequate.
Join experts from Informatica who will address in detail the challenges companies face in knowing how to recognize sensitive data, discover where their data resides and how to protect it from attackers.
Researchers discovered more problems with Telegram, the messaging app founded by the Russian tech entrepreneur brothers Nikolai and Pavel Durov.
European and American diplomats are reportedly negotiating a "Safe Harbor 2.0" agreement to allow for data transfers to the United States while also addressing European privacy concerns, Reuters reported on Thursday.
Shots from around SC Congress New York 2015. The day-long event, held on October 20 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan, featured 32 speakers, 350 guests and 32 exhibitors/sponsors.
Data that can be monetized is, simply put, a magnet for the bad guys. No matter whether your organization is big or small, if you have desirable data, you can no longer afford to wonder whether or not to invest in cybersecurity insurance.
Businesses must prioritize protecting their security keys and certificates or leave themselves open to losing customers, system outages, audit failures and possibly failing, according to a report from the Ponemon Institute.
Microsoft released a statement on Tuesday that addressed the feedback and privacy concerns of Windows 10 data collection.
The SC Magazine UK roundtable convened with several industry experts to talk about the issues surround identity and access management
Lloyds Bank data storage device stolen from an RSA data centre two months ago contains customer names, addresses, sort codes and account numbers for Lloyds' Premier Account customers who had Royal Sun Alliance emergency home cover attached to their bank account between 2006 and 2012.
Digital identities are being exploited on a routine basis by sophisticated cybercriminals, says a just released ThreatMetrix study.
After lightning struck a local utility grid, one of Google's European data centers suffered a power outage that led to "some" permanent data loss.
How you are securing your sensitive information should not be a guessing game
American Airlines denied involvement in an apparent security incident at its one-time subsidiary Sabre, but is redoubling its own security measures as a precaution.
Imperva believes cloud storage sites like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive will be the next area corporations will have to defend in their on-going battle to keep their data under wraps.
Apple announced that the iOS 9 will block advertisers and other companies from scanning devices for app-download data.
Uber has updated its privacy policies to use less legal jargon, be more concise and easier to understand.
RadioShack and a coalition of 38 states have reached an agreement allowing RadioShack to sell the customer data under certain conditions.
The FTC has recommended a list of conditions that a bankruptcy court should impose on the sale of RadioShack's information assets.
Attackers are more sophisticated than they've ever been. They're targeting our intellectual property, sensitive customer information, user information and much more. The network is not the target—it's the endpoint where that data resides.
Gib Sorebo used his session at RSA to discuss the Internet of Things (IoT) and its possible repercussions.
At RSA Conference in San Francisco, Intel Security Group SVP and General Manager Christopher Young challenged the industry to write its own Moneyball story.
Data software company Informatica announced, on Tuesday, that it is set to be acquired by private equity firm Permira and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).
SC Magazine Articles
- Industry pros react to Cisco, Fortinet advisories after possible Snowden NSA leak
- USAA members hit with multiple phishing attacks
- Trust exercise: Symantec's new website security expert is reaching out to hacker community
- WikiLeaks postings of Turkish emails included active links to malware
- U.S. government extends offer to protect states from electoral cyberthreats
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack
- Microsoft warns of new, self-propagating ransomware in the wild
- Wendy's POS breach 'considerably' bigger than first thought
- The media becomes the story as hackers focus efforts on news organizations
- Researchers quell Wildfire ransomware with decryption key
- M&A deals bring added cybersecurity risks
- Twitoor first Android malware known to leverage Twitter for command and control
- Juniper confirms leaked "NSA exploits" affect its firewalls, no patch released yet