Information Security

September 16, 2015 - A Russian national today admitted his role in a worldwide hacking and data breach scheme that targeted major corporate networks, compromised more than 160 million credit card numbers and resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in losses – the largest such scheme ever prosecuted in the United States.

September 11, 2015 - US insurance group Excellus Blue Cross and Blue Shield has warned that up to 10 million customer records may have been compromised during the course of a two-year cyberattack on its computer systems.

September 2, 2015 - ENITSE Enterprise IT Security Conference & Exhibition will be held on 04-05 November 2015 in Istanbul – Turkey. ENITSE is one of the most important events in EMEA in its category. 10% Discount available to IT GRC Forum members upon registration.

August 5, 2015 - JPMorgan Chase is to double its cybersecurity budget over the next two years in the wake of a massive security breach last summer which saw the contact information of more than 80 million customers stolen.

September 10, 2015 - Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the global leader in content delivery network (CDN) services, published today, through the company's Prolexic Security Engineering & Research Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity case study.

August 18, 2015 - Visa has reportedly reached a settlement of up to $67 million with Target to reimburse member banks for expenses accrued following the massive 2013 data breach at the US retail chain.

July 27, 2015 - (Bloomberg) -- The Federal Reserve said it inadvertently released staff projections for interest rates and the economy late last month, renewing doubts about its measures to protect confidential information.

September 9, 2015 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today released the findings of the Breach Level Index for the first six months of 2015, revealing that 888 data breaches occurred, compromising 246 million records worldwide.

August 18, 2015 - Experian's fraud analysis reveals that there has been a huge surge in large-scale targeted fraud attacks in Q2 2015.

July 21, 2015 - Hackers have breached the systems of Ashley Madison, a dating website for would-be adulterers, and are threatening to publish the personal information, including credit card transaction details, of millions of users.

September 4, 2015 - Securities Commission Malaysia is to draw key stakeholders together in a bid to create a stable ecosystem for the promotion of fintech innovation in the country.

August 10, 2015 - American technology firm Ubiquiti Networks has revealed that it fell victim to a social engineering trick that saw crooks make off with $46.7 million.

July 21, 2015 - Volta Data Centres is awarded new accreditation to support energy efficiencies and ensure high level of security for its customers.

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