08/24/2007 - In the past, cyberthreats fit into discrete categories, such as being virus or phishing. Today, lines are blurred and malware is multifaceted and multiplying, creating a challenge for companies trying to defend against such threats.
08/23/2007 - China has established information warfare units to develop viruses to attack enemy computer systems and networks, according to a recent Defense Department (DoD) report. Other countries, including the United States, are developing similar capabilities.
08/23/2007 - A data breach can badly bruise a company’s reputation. But when companies work hard to convince their customers that their private information is protected, it can be a boon to customer loyalty and a firm’s bottom line.
08/23/2007 - After an incident several years ago in which a manager sold some of the company’s intellectual property to a competitor, the executive search firm Sterling-Hoffman did some brainstorming on ways to fortify its data protection. The company, based in Mountain View, California, decided to go with a software solution that would secure the data no matter the format or storage location.
08/20/2007 - About 15 million Americans fell victim to some form of identity theft in the 12 months ending in mid-2006, an increase of more than 50 percent since 2003. For the rest of the Garner survey, click here.