The chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has lamented laws that prevent it from working with outside entities on research into areas such as blockchain, warning that the barriers are leaving it years behind regulators in other countries.
Singapore's banks have been ordered to tighten customer verification procedures following the recent cyber attack at SingHealth where personal information of 1.5 million individuals was illegally accessed and stolen.
Cryptomining malware has replaced ransomware as the crybercrime tool of choice for the online criminal fraternity, accounting for 32% of all recorded attacks in Skybox Security's mid-year tech threats report.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) Security today announced the results of a global study examining the full financial impact of a data breach on a company's bottom line.
Overall, the study found that hidden costs in data breaches - such as lost business, negative impact on reputation and employee time spent on recovery - are difficult and expensive to manage. For example, the study found that one-third of the cost of "mega breaches" (over 1 million lost records) were derived from lost business.
Thomson Reuters continues the expansion of its award-winning Connected Risk software platform with the launch of Compliance Management, a new solution designed to help risk and compliance professionals demonstrate strong governance and sound internal controls in the face of intense, enterprise-wide regulatory scrutiny.
Compliance Management provides a tech-enabled compliance framework capable of meeting today’s most pressing challenges by bringing processes together in a centralized location to help organizations streamline, execute, and monitor their regulatory and compliance programs.
RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today revealed that its researchers have discovered that the recent breach of Ticketmaster was not a one-off event as initially reported, but part of a massive digital credit card-skimming campaign by the threat group Magecart affecting over 800 e-commerce sites around the world.
The report highlights how Magecart has evolved tactically from hacking sites directly, to now targeting widely used third-party components.
UK regulators have given British financial firms a three-month deadline to demonstrate their operational resilience in the event of a cyber attack or IT breakdown.
The demand by the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority for banks to report on their exposure to risk and contingency planning for disruptive outages comes on the heels of a disastrous IT upgrade at TSB and the recent black out of the Visa network.
Ticketmaster has gone public on a data breach affecting the personal and payment card details of 40,000 customers, despite being warned about suspicious activity on customer cards back in April.