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Infographic: 2013 sets data breach record

As the IT security world continues to process the magnitude of the Target data breach, Symantec is confirming what many of us suspected--that 2013 was a record-setting year for data breaches.

Social engineering: A short glossary of terms

13 social engineering phrases and lingo, defined with help from Chris Hadnagy

Hacked documents cast suspicion on Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles

Evidence based on documents acquired from the hacked accounts of Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles leads some jilted users to believe the company's very public downfall was actually an internally executed fraud.

Hackers get better, while IT security falls further behind, says Verizon

SAN FRANCISCO--Hackers are getting better at what they do while the security community is not keeping up, according to preliminary results from the Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigation Report released this week at the RSA Conference.

Healthcare systems under virtual siege, SANS-Norse study reveals

Healthcare systems in this country are under seige by external hackers and internal threats, according to new research from the SANS-Norse Healthcare Cyberthreat Report.

News Scan: NSA privacy officer; Exploding ESN market; more

The top news articles for Jan. 30, 2014.

Punish your phishing victims, security firm argues

One IT security firm argues that employees who put their organizations at risk of phishing attacks should be held up as examples.

Malware threats; Dump your vendors; more

Top news stories for Jan. 22, 2014.

Spam, hackers fuel rise in messaging security gateway market, says Infonetics

Fueled by increasing spam and hacking activity, the messaging security gateway market is forecast by Infonetics Research to reach $70 million in 2013, a 70 percent year-over-year increase.

Spotlight: Employees use 'jammers' to hide jailbroken devices on corporate networks

Employees are downloading insecure "Jailbreak Jammer" apps that enable them to access the corporate network with a jailbroken smartphone, warns Marble Security Labs