Watchdog Finds IRS Cyber Security Still Flawed
The Internal Revenue Service needs to step up its security practices to protect financial and taxpayer data, says the Government Accountability Office.
Businesses Still Lax Over Payment Card Security
Retailers and merchants still have a lot of work to do to stay compliant with international payment data security standards.
“All of This Stuff Can Be Hacked”
The hack of a Dutch manufacturer raises questions about the security of payments via chip-enabled cards and mobile devices.
Data Security Fight Requires Alliances
An IBM systems security executive says organizations must think beyond their own companies and fight hacktivists across entire industry "ecosystems."
Five Tips for Preventing Cyber-Security Breaches
Before looking at vendor solutions to protecting data, CFOs need to put some thought into which information to safeguard.
Privacy Groups Urge Obama to Reject Senate Cyber-Security Bill
Their major objection: it doesn’t offer solutions to cyber-security, only info sharing between businesses and the government.
Heartbleed: The Mother of All Data-Security Bugs?
OpenSSL, a widely used browser-encryption standard, is found to be significantly vulnerable to hackers.
Finance executives have no trouble imagining how new technologies will make their companies more competitive. So why can’t they make that vision a reality?
Cyber Specter Mandates New CFO-IT Dynamic
Immense security concerns thrust finance chiefs into the technology maelstrom more than ever.
Reliance on Windows XP Poses Threat to the Grid
While regulators move to physically protect electric utilities' infrastructure, an outdated desktop operating system could be the real threat.
What Executives Should Know About Open Data
Novel and more accessible forms of information from government and private sources represent a new and rapidly growing piece of the big-data puzzle.