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Avoiding the 'Inevitable' Breach: 4 Ways Retailers Should Amp Up Security
Security

Avoiding the 'Inevitable' Breach: 4 Ways Retailers Should Amp Up Security

There's ample advice out there telling chief information officers how to build a breach recovery plan, but the key steps to avoiding such an event are not as clear.
Ken Paull
Target to Pay $10 Million to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit
Legal Issues

Target to Pay $10 Million to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

Individual victims can receive up to $10,000 in damages.
7 Ways to Stay Ahead of Hackers and Keep Your Company's Data Safe
Cyber Attacks

7 Ways to Stay Ahead of Hackers and Keep Your Company's Data Safe

Every company needs to invest in cybersecurity but your first line of defense is being aware.
Daniel Riedel
What You Need to Know About Anthem's Massive Data Breach
Hackers

What You Need to Know About Anthem's Massive Data Breach

Personal information for up to 80 million current and former customers of the second largest U.S. insurer are at risk.
Robert Hackett
What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs
Cyber Attacks

What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs

Law seeks to create a unified, federal breach-notification standard that would streamline the requirements for companies in the face of a breach.
Alicia Gilleskie
Target Is Done With Canada
Target

Target Is Done With Canada

The retail company announced it will discontinue operations in the country after racking up billions in losses.
Laura Entis
Staples Data Breach May Have Hit More Than 1 Million Customers
Security

Staples Data Breach May Have Hit More Than 1 Million Customers

New details have been released about the retailer's October breach.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
Get This: Sony Hack Reveals Company Stored Passwords in Folder Labeled 'Password'
Passwords

Get This: Sony Hack Reveals Company Stored Passwords in Folder Labeled 'Password'

The security breach brings to light some of the worst password-protecting practices.
Nina Zipkin
People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.
Security

People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.

The majority of consumers are concerned about safety when they purchase online, according to a recent study.
Nina Zipkin
United States Postal Service Reports Possible Breach
Data Breach

United States Postal Service Reports Possible Breach

The hack may have compromised more than 800,000 employees' personal data, including Social Security numbers.
Laura Entis
519 Million Reasons Why Your Financial Records Are in a Hacker's Hands
Cyber Security

519 Million Reasons Why Your Financial Records Are in a Hacker's Hands

FBI officials warn business owners and the financial sector to stay vigilant.
Nina Zipkin
'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online
Cyber Security

'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online

Because the 'The Fappening' wasn't horrifying enough, enter 'The Snappening,' reason number 1,729 not to snap selfies in the buff.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
JPMorgan Hack Exposed Data of 83 Million Homes and Small Businesses
Data Breach

JPMorgan Hack Exposed Data of 83 Million Homes and Small Businesses

Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were all compromised, making it one of the largest breaches in history.
FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe
Smartphones

FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe

In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised.
Geoff Weiss