UK telephone and broadband provider TalkTalk has blamed an unidentified third-party for a data breach late last year, which saw hackers steal account numbers, addresses, phone numbers - and money - from up to four million customers.
The costs of the Target breach dwarf the costs of increased security or insurance.
The latest In Case You Missed It column looks at the biggest stories on SC this week, including the alleged NSA/GCHQ hack on Gemalto and our interview with Eugene Kaspersky.
It's been a busy few weeks for Kaspersky Lab, the anti-virus vendor behind the discovery of Equation and Carbanak groups. SC interviewed CEO Eugene Kaspersky on the disclosures, the company's direction, anti-virus and cyber-insurance.
This week's ICYMI looks at the top stories on SC this week, including new reports on UK data breaches and the Carabanak cyber-crime gang.
Suspicious activity now needs to be monitored in the entire processing chain, hence implementing PCI DSS 3.0 helps stop attacks before compromises occur says Ross Brewer.
Deal with APT intruders logically, not emotionally, and get the upper-hand - even if that means leaving them on the network says Mike Auty,
Containerisation - separating business and personal data and apps - is an effective way to ensure BYOD doesn't compromise corporate data security says David Brady.