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  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Gartner analysts to IT pros: Learn the language of risk

    Gartner IT Security Summit: Corporate execs often miss the importance of risk assessments because their IT officers dump too much tech jargon on them, analysts say.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Federated ID: Still not ready for prime time

    At the Burton Group Catalyst Conference, analysts will outline obstacles that keep federation technology from going mainstream, despite its potential to solve big business security problems.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    TD Ameritrade database hacked, customer data stolen

    Hackers stole data including customer names, addresses and phone numbers from the online broker's database.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Opinion: Government misses its chance to protect data

    The unending stream of corporate and government data breaches shows no signs of slowing, and News Director Dennis Fisher writes that lawmakers and government officals are missing their chance to fill the breach.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Data breach law could put financial burden on retailers

    Legislation being considered in Massachusetts would shift the financial burden associated with a data breach onto retailers. It would be the first of its kind in the United States.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Flurry of state disclosure laws creates confusion for CISOs

    Now that nearly three dozen states have enacted breach disclosure laws, national companies face the challenge of reconciling a vast array of guidelines and their implications.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    The cost of privacy safeguards

    What are companies spending to comply with the privacy and data protection regulations imposed by HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm-Leach-Bliley and the California Security Breach Notification Act?

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Getting compliance on the GRID

    The Object Management Group is attempting to build a database that may one day serve as a clearinghouse for all the world's IT-related regulations. Some say it's impossible, but others say it's badly needed to keep companies secure and out of the ...

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Analyst warns to keep tech talk out of security policies

    It's easy to get carried away when developing or revamping a corporate security policy, but one expert at Information Security Decisions says it's actually much better to keep things short and simple.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Trojan.Silentbanker targeting banks

    A new trojan has targeted over 400 banks and, even more worrying, has the ability to circumvent two-factor authentication.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Fewer conducting financial transactions online for fear of ID theft

    A study released today says consumers are shying away from online banking and shopping until there's proof these services are more secure.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Banks scramble to boost online security

    Many banks will fail to meet a mandate to lock-down certain high-risk transactions over the Internet. But the largest banks are launching new security measures resulting in a surge of sales of identity and access management compliance products.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Lawsuit could amplify data protection laws

    A lawsuit brought by a Bank of America customer could set precedent for who is responsible for securing a consumer's data -- on the consumer's own computer.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Q&A with RSA Security's Art Coviello

    This year's RSA Conference will be unlike any other in the past 16 years. RSA Security is now a division of storage and data management giant EMC, thanks to a $2.1 billion acquisition in July, just another indicator of how quickly and dramatically ...

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    Most malware at home on U.S. servers

    A new report from Finjan says more malware is hosted on local servers in the U.S. and Britain than in countries with less developed e-crime law enforcement policies.

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