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Never waste a good crisis: How to respond to a data breach

Any company can get breached these days. It's really all about how you respond to it that makes a difference between a bad situation and a complete disaster. Here are six tips for how to plan for and respond to a cyber crisis. 

Huntsman enters US market, brings new tech for 'actionable intelligence'

Huntsman, a subsidiary of Australian IT security company Tier-3, Thursday announced its entrance to the U.S. market where it hopes to challenge entrenched security and event management competitors. Huntsman unveiled new tech squarely positioned to capitalize on a trend seeing C-level execs demand more actionable insight regarding IT threats.

Target to pay up to $20M to reimburse banks for massive 2013 data breach

After more than a year and numerous lawsuits by banks, Target has finally agreed to reimburse the banks up to $20 million for expenses incurred from the retailer's massive data breach that exposed credit and payment card data on 40 million customers.

Symantec Report: 60% of targeted attacks aimed at small businesses in 2014

The news is full of data breaches at very big companies, so the illusion is that SMBs are safe from attacks. However, the opposite is true. According to a new Symantec report, 60 percent of targeted attacks are aimed at SMBs. Clearly this is a growing threat to SMB data but it is also a common route for criminals to take to breach larger companies making this problem a concern for everyone. 

BYOD helps keep customers--and employees--satisfied

Retailers are bringing BYOD to their associates on the retail sales floor for faster, more effective customers service, noted an article at Retail Dive.

Target's transformation roadmap makes mobile the front door

Target has embarked on a multi-faceted transformation to grow business and CEO Brian Cornell has declared mobile "the front door."

Hackers delivering surgical attacks via ad networks

The practice of delivering malicious ads is on the rise, according to Threatpost. 

PoSeidon is the latest in a long line of POS malware strains

Point-of-sale systems have become the Achilles heel of retailers, exploited by hackers of Target, Kmart, Home Depot and others to steal valuable credit and debit card data.

Target settles lawsuits from data breach victims, will pay $10M

Target has agreed to pay $10 million to settle lawsuits filed in response to its massive credit and debit card data breach in 2013. Target and attorneys for data breach victims submitted the settlement on Wednesday to a federal judge for approval.

Target plans tech infusion while eliminating 'thousands' of jobs

Potentially hundreds of IT workers at Target Corp. are waiting to learn their fate, as the retail giant announced it would lay off "thousands" of workers under a $2 billion cost-saving plan.