Australia should enact a mandatory data breach notification law, recommends an interim report on the country's financial system by the Treasury.
The Information Commissioner's Office, the U.K. agency in charge of enforcing the country's data protection and privacy laws, has suffered a data breach, but released few details.
An advisory group set up the National Institute for Standards and Technology to examine revelations about the National Security Agency's involvement in the NIST encryption process is warning that NIST must be able to reject NSA "advice" about cryptography "when warranted."
Health insurance provider Blue Shield of California admitted to exposing Social Security numbers of 18,000 doctors in a public filing with the state's Department of Managed Health Care.
Bring-your-own-device efforts are complicating the process of preserving data for legal or regulatory discovery, and many executives are worried that they will not be able to meet data discovery mandates.
As data migrates across networks, borders and devices, focusing solely on the physical location of data is no longer relevant, argues market research firm Gartner.
Personal information--including birthdates and social security numbers--of 163,000 people was recently stolen from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.
In what advocates are claiming is a huge victory for privacy rights, the Supreme Court yesterday set powerful limits for police searches of cellphones.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued two rulings that could change the mobile landscape.
One in four consumers worldwide has been the victim of card fraud, and more than one in 10 has experienced multiple fraud incidents in the last five years, according to a survey of 6,100 consumers in 20 countries.