Social Security numbers act as unique identifiers and, if compromised by fraudsters, can put individuals' personal data at risk.
CISOs must possess skills and expertise in multiple areas to combat health care security risks in this age of ransomware and connected medical devices.
As banking and retail institutions adopt stronger security measures, cybercrime trends are shifting to maximize fraudsters' ROI.
Posting vacation pictures or specific travel information online can expose social media users to identity theft, social engineering schemes and more.
Researchers discovered thousands of pediatric medical records for sale online. This personal information is particularly valuable to identity thieves.
Security professionals must leverage new, risk-based approaches to identity management to keep up with the rapidly expanding digital landscape.
Credential-stuffing schemes rely on the widespread, irresponsible practice of using the same login credentials to access multiples accounts.
Social media has created many new ways for people to interact. While this can be viewed as exciting, it also leaves users vulnerable to identity theft.
Children's hospitals often fall victim to black market identity theft because their primary goal is treating patients — data security is secondary.
New security research from Akamai found that brute-force attacks are making a comeback thanks to their low-risk, high-reward nature.