Half of American adults had their personal information exposed to hackers last year alone. In a recent attack at the federal Office of Personnel Management, hackers stole the most sensitive personal data for 21.5 million people. Answer the questions below to learn which parts of your identity may have been stolen in some of the […]
The Senate is nearing its first major cybersecurity debate since 2012, opening the floodgates for amendments on issues ranging from consumer data-breach notification requirements to the security of federal computer networks. There is tremendous pent-up demand among senators to weigh in on cyber policy after years of costly hacks and chilling cyber attacks. Source: Businesses […]
Boards are trying to build more productive, transparent relationships with cybersecurity chiefs to decrease the risk of attack. But directors can by stymied by a lack of basic security knowledge. New guidance from the National Association of Corporate Directors suggests asking more searching questions of chief information security officers, including how they measure their teams […]
Microsoft Corp plans to acquire Israeli cyber security company Adallom for $320 million, the Calcalist financial newspaper reported on Monday. Adallom, which develops cloud security platforms, is expected to become the center for Microsoft’s cyber security business in Israel, the newspaper said.
In the 2015 first half, venture firms invested $1.2 billion in cybersecurity startups. On Monday, Google Capital, GOOG 16.05 % the search giant’s growth-equity fund, made its first cybersecurity investment, leading a $100 million round in Crowdstrike, known for outing Chinese and Russian hackers. Allegis Capital this month said it closed on $100 million toward […]