November 02, 2015 | SC Media

Print Issue: November 02, 2015

(Cyber)crime and punishment

For organizations that suffer a data breach, the penalty typically involves a clean up and making good on the damage to their reputation. But is that enough to encourage better security controls? Karen Epper Hoffman finds out.

Top priority: Government

There’s nothing like a breach – or two – to galvanize the federal government to contain risk and strengthen its cybersecurity posture. DHS’s Gregory Touhill says his agency is on the case. Ashley Carman reports.

Pushing past shock and yawn

As mainstream users become more expectant of massive compromises of personal information, cybercriminals show no sign of giving up on using current tactics and finding new ones to steal data whatever their endgames may be.