The personal information of 13,000 individuals who had filed compensation claims with BP after last years disastrous oil spill may have been potentially compromised.
Intel's McAfee unit is the latest major security vendor to move to buy a maker of tools to protect databases.
Companies seeking to glean insights from terabytes or even petabytes of data are turning to open-source Hadoop software to do the job.
RSA SecurID partners seeking answers about warning of compromised devices.
The Obama Administration is backing a new data privacy bill of rights aimed at protecting consumers against indiscriminate online tracking and data collection...
As the deadly tsunami generated by Friday's massive earthquake off the coast of Japan headed toward the United States, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Center for Tsunami Research tracked its progress in real-time.
VeriFone today released an open letter charging that the free Square payment card reader could poses potential serious security problems for consumers
Documents obtained under a Freedom of Information Act request show that Homeland Security has signed contracts for mobile systems that may scan pedestrians without their knowledge.
The time has arrived for the U.S. to develop a strategic plan for dealing with threats against critical infrastructure.
In a keynote address at the RSA Security Conference, RSA chief Art Coviello struck an optimistic tone about the future of security in cloud computing.
Visa has excluded U.S. businesses from a worldwide program that encourages merchants to deploy more secure payment terminals.
A broad spectrum of IT people, including those close to security functions, appear to have little awareness of key security issues.
Security vendors are rolling out new technologies designed to let companies take advantage of cloud computing environments without exposing sensitive data...
Two U.S. Senators today proposed a law that would prohibit the distribution or photographing of body images created by TSA scanners in airports.
Facebook is threatening to take legal action against the creators of an online "dating" site that features 250,000 Facebook profiles.