Among the various threats to corporate well-being, one — the vulnerability of sensitive data — stands out from the crowd.
Equifax Failed to Patch Software Flaw: Ex-CEO
Richard Smith says the massive data breach at Equifax resulted from a flaw that remained in a web app "much longer than it should have."
Deloitte Confirms Hack Breached Email System
The hack may have compromised confidential client data and is “a deep embarrassment for Deloitte," which itself provides cybersecurity services.
Equifax Hack Exposes App Patch Vulnerability
"The sad and inconvenient truth is that a majority of large companies have similar challenges, problems, and weakness in their cybersecurity.”
SEC Delivers ‘Jolt’ to Initial Coin Offerings
The commission finds a token sale conducted through blockchain technology last year was subject to federal securities laws.
Cyber Attacks Can Cause Major Stock Drops
A new study finds some breaches have wiped as much as 15% off companies' stock market valuations.
Neiman Agrees to Pay $1.6M Over Data Breach
The settlement ends a three-year legal battle between the retailer and customers whose credit card information was allegedly exposed by the 2013 hack.
SAP Patches Critical Flaw in Business Software
The vulnerabilities found in the Hana platform could have enabled "a full system compromise without any type of previous authentication."
Home Depot to Pay $27M Over Data Breach
The settlement with affected financial institutions brings Home Depot's total payouts related to the massive 2014 hack to around $180 million.
The Corporatization of Cyber Crime
Cyber crime groups are increasingly operating like traditional businesses. Will this new professionalism lead to more attacks on companies?
Yahoo Says Hacker Stole Data of 500M Users
The largest data breach ever of a single company's network may have “far-reaching implications” for consumers and Yahoo's takeover by Verizon.