Lack of pro-active defenses throwing companies into legal trouble post-breach regardless if data stolen or not. The Securities and Exchange Commission is the latest federal agency turning up the heat on companies whose lax cybersecurity has contributed to breaches of user data. The SEC’s action, along with those last month at the Federal Trade Commission […]

The United States and China have been engaged in urgent negotiations in recent weeks on a cybersecurity deal and may announce an agreement when the Chinese president Xi Jinping arrives in Washington on Thursday, according to reports. The agreement could address cyber attacks on power stations, cellphone networks and hospitals, according to unidentified officials cited […]

A report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch examined investment opportunities for firms in the cybersecurity space. The market itself is large and growing. Citing data from technology research firm Gartner, BofA estimated the cybersecurity solutions market is currently between $75 billion and $77 billion. It’s expected to grow to $170 million by 2020, according […]