When it comes to ensuring compliance with information security rules or best practices, a substantial minority of federal agencies still aren’t making the cut
Firms that extend credit to consumers and small businesses must comply by November 1
It may not be long before businesses differentiate themselves on the basis of security
IM attacks are on the rise, in part because organizations are deploying unified communications platforms without first hardening them against attacks
Report, covering late 2007, found a 300 percent increase in Trojan bugs.
During the first three months of 2008, security researcher Sophos identified about 15,000 freshly infected Web pages every day
Microsoft isn't the only vendor issuing security "<em>mea culpa</em>"s lately. Oracle and Apple got into the action last week, too.
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications can automate business processes but do nothing to solve security problems. Identity management software, working in tandem with ERP, can help.
The Global Internet Security Threat Report shows that as networks are more strongly protected, attackers have shifted tactics and targets.
Industry watchers speculate that the third service pack for Windows XP -- complete with security-related features -- could appear soon
New IT consumers are more comfortable with, and knowledgeable about, technology, and that’s a problem
Over 1,800 known cases of fraud result from data breach
The Web 2.0 paradigm shift is fraught with both promise and danger
Microsoft’s Trustworthy Academic Advisory Board has been keeping tabs on security issues -- external as well as internal -- that continue to challenge Microsoft’s developers. We take a look at the board, which is now five years old.
Sleeping laptops may be the next way hackers steal encrypted information
ID theft usually involves time-tested methods such as telephone fraud than blockbuster data breaches
The number of new vulnerabilities disclosed by researchers actually declined in 2007 -- the first time that’s happened since 2003 -- but it’s not all good news.
In an age of Sarbanes-Oxley and similar regulatory measures, how could a single rogue trader have racked up more than $7 billion in losses?
Why organizations need to get serious about security awareness training
With mobile security, the devil you don’t know can hurt you much more than the devil you think you know