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Dropbox brings app developer platform to the enterprise

Cloud file sharing and storage company Dropbox is bringing its app developer platform to the enterprises, the company explains in a blog.

Infographic: Small businesses are in the cross-hairs of cybercriminals

Small businesses have limited resources in security their information systems and data, yet they are increasingly being attacked by cybercriminals.

Mediation is not the right way to decide FTC data breach authority

U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas has instructed the Federal Trade Commission and Wyndham Hotels to seek mediation in order to resolve their dispute about whether the FTC has the authority to regulate private companies' data security practices.

Nearly half of all US data breaches are healthcare related, finds Bitglass study

Nearly half of all data breaches reported in the United States are healthcare related, according to a study by cloud-based data security firm Bitglass.

Mobile apps present a 'huge attack surface' for hackers looking to steal corporate data, warns Veracode CTO

Mobile apps present a "huge attack surface" for hackers looking to steal corporate data, notes Chris Wysopal, co-founder and chief technology officer at a session at the Advanced Cyber Security Center's annual conference.

Poor file sharing practices by employees put corporate data at risk

Enterprises are at serious risk of data loss and compliance violations because of risky file sharing practices, finds a study by the Ponemon Institute and Intralinks, a cloud-based content management and collaboration solutions provider.

FCC tests the data security enforcement waters

As we reported in this issue of FierceITSecurity, the Federal Communications Commission has joined the Federal Trade Commission in doling out fines for poor data security practices.

FCC to levy first data security fines against carriers

The Federal Communication Commission intends to impose its first fine for lax data security. The agency is alleging that TerraCom and YourTel America stored Social Security numbers, names, addresses, driver's licenses, and other personal information of their customers on unprotected Internet servers.

Government watchdog slams CFPB for slipshod data security, privacy practices

The Government Accountability Office says the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau comes up short in protecting the consumer credit card and mortgage loan information that it collects.

Printer security flaw enables a hacker to spy on documents

At a recent security conference in London, a researcher was able to hack into the web interface of a wireless Canon Pixma printer, used extensively by small and medium-sized enterprises and run the video game Doom on the printer's menu screen, Ars Technica reports.