Security behavior and buying trends for 2012

PCI data security standards may be a hot topic, but a recent survey by Gartner found that 18 percent of respondents admitted to not being PCI-compliant, even though the survey …

Users go to extreme measures for Internet access

Seven out of 10 young employees frequently ignore IT policies, and one in four is a victim of identity theft before the age of 30, according to a global study from Cisco. The …

Rise of unencrypted cards

71 percent of merchants were found to store unencrypted payment card data in 2011, which is an increase of 8 percent since 2010, according to a study by SecurityMetrics. …

Top security predictions for 2012

As December rolls in and 2012 looms on the IT security horizon, Tufin Technologies – the security lifecycle management specialist – has come up with its top five …

Improved PCI certification service from McAfee

PCI DSS certification is required by major credit card companies for all merchants who process, accept, or store credit card information. The 12 security requirements in the …

Information security or IT security?

One would think that these two terms are synonyms – after all, isn’t information security all about computers? Not really. The basic point is this – you …