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.
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.
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.
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 has embarked on a multi-faceted transformation to grow business and CEO Brian Cornell has declared mobile "the front door."
The practice of delivering malicious ads is on the rise, according to Threatpost.
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 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.
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.
The top stories for Feb. 2, 2015.