Robust growth in the information security profession is a sign of economic health in the overall economy, according to a new report from (ISC)2. And personnel skilled in emerging technologies and security as a business will be the ones who excel.
An unencrypted hard drive was lost at the Quebec office of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.
Rodney Dangerfield couldn't get any respect, and neither can CISOs, who still struggle for recognition within the C-suite. But ignore them at your own risk, says Deven Bhatt, CISO for WEX.
If we want the best minds, we can no longer look to only half the population, says Karen Purcell.
A laptop containing unencrypted data belonging to Pepperdine University "campus community members" was stolen from an employee's car.
A database server, containing personal information of hundreds of thousands of people affiliated with Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., was publicly accessible for nearly 3 1/2 years.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is alerting hundreds of patients that a former resident physician stored confidential medical documents without consent.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security awarded 34 contracts to secure domestic critical infrastructure.
Sanjeev Sah has been CISO of UNC-Charlotte for just over a year, and he's already well versed on the unique circumstances that make securing colleges unlike any other vertical.
An online collective citing opposition to banks and the arrests of fellow hacktivists has published one million stolen records.
URI took a publicly available server offline after a breach compromised the information of faculty and students.
A file containing the personal information of current and former Colorado State University-Pueblo students was accessed last spring by unauthorized users.
The university has started to notify thousands impacted by the incident, which dates back to at least June.
Students, vendors and others who received payments from the University of Arizona last year had their personal data posted to the school's public server.
The personal medical data of nearly 13,000 students and staff at Canada's British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) may have been exposed.
Hackers breached a third-party's credit card processing system to retrieve students' credit card numbers that were used to make food and beverage purchases on campus.
For the second time in two years, hackers gained access to a University of North Florida (UNF) server holding the confidential information of students.
Vandals gained access to a database containing the personal records, including Social Security numbers, of hundreds of thousands of University of Nebraska students, alumni and others connected to the school's four campuses.
The Social Security numbers and financial account information of students and staff at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte were exposed during an online security breach.
Certifications have long validated security skills, says W. Hord Tipton of (ISC)2. But as the profession evolves and more educational opportunities pop up, how valuable do they remain?
Eighty-seven thousand people affiliated with Housatonic Community College may be open to identity theft after the institution became the second Connecticut school to experience a malware outbreak this year.
The personal information of more than 1,000 public employees of Wayne County, Mich., was exposed when a spreadsheet containing their data was inadvertently attached to an email blast.
The college blames a "server management error" for the public posting of confidential information of tens of thousands of students, faculty and staff.
Who is behind the production, distribution and exploitation of malicious software today? Knowing the answer is a vital tool in the fight against cyber crime.
Web applications remain a primary vector for attack, and the higher education space remains fertile ground for successful breaches. That's why West Virginia University wanted to take a proactive approach.
The insidious Zbot trojan is believed responsible for compromising the Social Security numbers of more than 18,275 workers at Central Connecticut State University.
Child safety is a hot topic right now, but then it's always important.
A thief broke into a doctor's car and stole a briefcase containing a flash drive that held personal data on patients of University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
West Virginia University was looking to protect student and staff data. It found a software solution to assist in the process, reports Greg Masters.
Malware may have allowed attackers to make off with the personal information of thousands of people connected to Indiana University Health Goshen Hospital.