NEWS & ANALYSIS

Report: Cybersecurity Market to Almost Double in Five Years

The global cybersecurity market is expected to reach $120.1 billion by 2017, nearly twice its current size of $63.7 billion, according to a report by the Dallas-based research and consulting firm MarketsandMarkets.

Encryption Critical in Healthcare

Encryption technology, as well as security protocols and safeguards, are crucial to protecting patient data and complying with regulatory standards.

Court Rules Bank May be Negligent for Fraudulent Transactions

A federal appeals court in Boston ruled Tuesday that a bank may have been negligent in failing to monitor and block fraudulent transactions in 2009 that led to losses of about $345,000 from the account of the plaintiff, the Maine-based company Patco Construction.

Editor's Note: Complacency Over Cyberthreat Decried

It’s time to take cyberthreats seriously.

Morning Security Brief: Japan Finalizes Fukushima Report, Disaster Triage, British Cybersecurity, and More

Japan finalizes its investigative report on Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Michigan is working to develop a transparent disaster medical triage system. British officials are accused of sending mixed messages about cybersecurity at a national conference. And more.

EU Data Security Rules

As the European Union works toward revising the 1995 rules, companies may want to get a head start on implementing some provisions.

FTC Files Suit Against Wyndham for Breaches

The Federal Trade Commission filed suit Tuesday against the hospitality company Wyndham Worldwide and three of its subsidiaries, accusing them of data security failures that led to three breaches in less than two years.

Morning Security Brief: Colorado Wildfires, Goodbye Stuxnet, Attackers Target Blueprints

Colorado wildfires set a record for homes destroyed. Stuxnet goes offline. A new industrial espionage worm rears its head. And more.

Man Charged with Hacking DOE Network

A Pennsylvania man was arrested last week on charges of hacking into computer systems belonging to organizations including the Department of Energy (DOE).

Dutch Man Accused of Marketing Stolen Credit Card Data

A Dutch citizen appeared in court in Seattle last week as part of a 14-count indictment on charges that included marketing and selling stolen credit card numbers.
 




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