E-Skimming Strikes Again: Macy’s Confirms Magecart Data Breach

Macy’s has informed customers of an e-skimming data breach following the discovery of Magecart malware on its website. In a letter to affected customers, the retailer said that it had detected malware on its e-commerce website on October 15 and that it had been active for a little over a week.  “The unauthorized code was […]

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November 20, 2019
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Is a chief cybersecurity officer critical for the enterprise?

In 2015, the Government of India established a first of sorts – they created a chief cybersecurity officer position under the Prime Minister’s Office. Dr Gulshan Rai became the special secretary for cybersecurity and after serving four years in office, was followed by Lt Gen Rajesh Pant who took over as National Cyber Coordination Centre […]

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November 20, 2019
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Game Company Wizards of the Coast Suffers Data Breach

Data belonging to more than 450,000 players of popular online games were exposed on an unprotected database accessible online. Wizards of the Coast, the company behind games such as Magic: The Gathering, MTG Arena, and Magic Online accidentally left a database unprotected on an online Amazon Web Services storage bucket. The first and last names, […]

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November 20, 2019
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Information security is a business concern, not just an IT concern!

The global research and advisory firm Gartner estimated that worldwide information security spending would exceed $124 billion in 2019. The reason for such spending in information security is justified when one looks at the consequences of ignoring the risk – a study estimated that the average cost of a data breach rose 12% over the […]

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November 19, 2019
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Redefining security KPIs for 5G service providers

Telco security professionals are missing the mark when understanding their consumers’ priorities, according to KPMG’s recent report. In the wake of a security breach, consumers seek proof that the incident isn’t repeatable, while security executives pr…

November 19, 2019
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Review: Foundations of Information Security

Computers have become an essential part of everyday life, but this widespread usage comes with serious risks, especially for organizations. To address the issue, the author, Dr. Jason Andress, an experienced security professional and researcher who has…

November 19, 2019
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