‘Wannacry’ Spotlights Need for Cyber Liability Coverage
D&O insurance will become more and more valuable to fend off shareholder-driven cyber litigation.
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.
Housing Market Fuels Home Depot Sales Rise
"This is an area of demand growth within retail. People are spending on their homes."
Home Depot Surges to Record Earnings in Q2
The retailer has benefited from the strength of the U.S. housing market but same-store sales grew at the slowest rate in nine quarters.
Home Depot Joins Battle Over Chip Card Security
The retailer says in an antitrust suit that Visa and MasterCard are trying to block the use of PINs to verify chip-card transactions.
U.S. Makes Move Toward ‘Chip and PIN’ Credit Cards
Will the U.S. government's security requirements lead to faster adoption by retailers?
IT Security Spending Falls as Attacks Increase
Small companies in particular pared back their cyber-security budgets this year, according to PwC.
Did Home Depot’s Outdated Software Help Hackers?
Former staffers allege management's aversion to spending money on state-of-the-art security could have been a factor in the recent breach.
Survey Shows Toll of Target Breach on Banks
The consumer data theft at retailer Target cost banks a few hundred dollars per debit and credit card, says the American Bankers Association.
Auditors Favor Curbs on Changes to the Audit Report
Ninety-eight percent of “critical audit matters” identified during a field test involving 51 audits were previously communicated to the audit committee.
Tax Rates: the Haves and Have Nots
Comparing corporate tax rates can be hard, given all the tax terminology that's out there. But a new study reveals what real rates companies are paying.