A growing number of organizations are embracing cloud computing, but those that already have say managing security is still a major challenge.
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.
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.
Americans are more afraid of identity theft than of being shot. That is the conclusion of a survey of 1,500 U.S. adults by Chapman University in Orange, California.
The top news stories for Oct. 23, 2014.
Apple is being criticized for configuring Mac OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 to send location and search data back to Apple and third parties by default whenever a user queries its Spotlight search engine.
South Korea has suffered more than 106 million breaches of privacy since 2010, according to a report by the Korea Communication Commission to the National Assembly according to a report by ZDNet.
Google is being threatened with a $100 million privacy lawsuit for allegedly not taken down personal celebrity photos disclosed by the Apple iCloud hack, eWeek reports.
The FBI is expanding its investigation into the theft of multiple clebrities' photos.
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.