Companies Turn to Cyber Insurance as Hacker Threats Mount

23/03/2014 17:15
By Matt Egan Published March 20, 2014 FOXBusiness Investors cringe when a company they own, such as Target (TGT) or Las Vegas...

The Big Issue Marketers Don't Want to Discuss, But They Must by Bryan Eisenberg

18/03/2014 22:16
It sounds like IT, not marketing! Data breach, identity protection, customer security – these are terms that never concerned marketers much. The breaches that retailers Target, Neiman Marcus, Zappos,...

Missed Alarms and 40 Million Stolen Credit Card Numbers: How Target Blew It

14/03/2014 03:30
  By Michael Riley, Ben Elgin, Dune Lawrence, and Carol Matlack  March 13, 2014 The biggest retail hack in U.S. history wasn’t particularly inventive, nor did it...

Into the Breach by Michael P.Voelker

02/03/2014 06:54
New risks and high-profile data breaches have more companies looking to buy cyber liability coverage in a market that's giving them more bang for their cyber buck.   On Dec. 23, the last...

Boeing Black: This smartphone will self-destruct.. by Alwyn Scott

01/03/2014 20:40
  (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) on Wednesday unveiled a smartphone that appears to come straight from a James Bond spy movie. In addition to encrypting calls, any attempt to open the...

Lucky for Target, the company had insurance by David Gura

27/02/2014 04:46
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Target hack strips banks and credit unions of $200M. By Dara Kerr

23/02/2014 20:09
The widespread security breach reportedly compromised 40 million credit and debit cards, which are costing banks a pretty penny to reissue. Not only were as many as 110 million Target customers...

Data protection: Angela Merkel proposes Europe network

16/02/2014 11:34
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is proposing building up a European communications network to help improve data protection. It would avoid emails and other data automatically passing through the...

Thousands hit in attack

14/02/2014 06:19
By Mark WardTechnology correspondent, BBC NewsIt is not clear how the data for the site went astray Tesco has deactivated some customers' net accounts after their login names and passwords...

Barclays customer data 'stolen and sold', newspaper says

09/02/2014 14:08
Barclays said it would "contact and advise" all affected customers   Investigations have been launched after a report that thousands of confidential files with Barclays Bank customers details...

October 2015: The End of the Swipe-and-Sign Credit Card

08/02/2014 16:26
  Mastercard Corporate Intelligence is the WSJ’s business news blog, with a lively take on the day’s most important business...

Credit card data breach targets Marriott, Sheraton, other hotels

04/02/2014 07:39
(Reuters) - A credit card data breach has been detected that exposed guests at certain Marriott, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and other hotel properties to theft, hotel management firm White Lodging...

Coca-Cola Suffers Data Breach After Employee 'Borrows' 55 Laptops By John E Dunn

29/01/2014 20:03
Coca-Cola has admitted falling prey to bizarre slow-motion data breach in which an employee apparently stole dozens of laptops over several years containing the sensitive data of 74,000 people...

Cyber insurance sales up 30% as hacker attacks on business soar

26/01/2014 19:01
Businesses are rushing to shield themselves against the threat of cyber-attacks. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto   LOUISE MCBRIDE – 26 JANUARY 2014 SALES of cyber insurance in Ireland have...

Banks, retailers play blame game in data breaches

25/01/2014 12:25
Retail and banking groups are blaming each other for the lax security that recently allowed hackers to steal millions of credit card numbers from shoppers. After massive security breaches at Target...

13 indicted in $2M gas station card-skimming scheme

25/01/2014 06:21
Pump-mounted devices used Bluetooth chips that allowed the thieves to retrieve the data without having to physically connect to the devices, prosecutors allege. by Steven...

A GC's Cyber Resolutions for 2014 by Peter J. Beshar, Corporate Counsel

24/01/2014 07:37
The new director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation recently testified before Congress that cyberattacks would likely eclipse terrorism as the No. 1 threat to U.S. domestic security. That...

Spain levies maximum fine over Google privacy policy

23/01/2014 07:44
The changes Google made to its privacy policy triggered investigations by European data protection watchdogs Google has been fined 900,000 euros (£751,000) for breaking Spanish data protection...

EU calls for much bigger fines for data breaches

22/01/2014 20:10
The EU's justice commissioner has called for bigger fines for companies that breach European data privacy laws. Viviane Reding dismissed recent fines for Google as "pocket money" and said...

Millions of passwords and email details stolen in Germany

22/01/2014 20:05
The passwords and other details of 16 million email users in Germany have been stolen, the country's security agency has revealed. The Federal Office for Security said criminals had infected...
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