security breach

Before we get started, let’s define what we’re talking about. The term security breach can conjure up all sorts of meanings, but I’d like to focus on how it relates to information technology. So by definition – Security breach: A situation where an individual intentionally exceeds or misuses network, system, or data access in a […]

5 Card Data Breach Myths Debunked

Some of America’s largest corporations, like Target, Home Depot, Michaels, and Neiman Marcus, have been in the news recently for credit card breaches. Since data breaches started making headlines, there have been some misconceptions forming about fraud in the payment processing industry. Here are 5 card data breach myths and the truth about this type […]

Act Now To Prevent Data Breaches

After twelve months of increasingly dramatic press headlines about failures to safeguard personal data records, it’s time to assess the size of the issue and identify best practice steps for reducing the incidence of, and damage caused by, these data breaches. The IT Governance Data Breaches Report identifies that spectacular data breaches, such as the […]