US consumers still have confidence in healthcare data security despite prominent breaches

Despite well-publicized breaches at U.S. healthcare insurers, consumers still have confidence in the ability of the healthcare industry to protect their data, according to a survey by Lieberman Research Group and Unisys Corp.

Spotlight: Facebook lures away Yahoo's CISO Stamos

Facebook has hired Alex Stamos, the chief information security officer at Yahoo since March 2014, as its new chief security officer.

Insider threats from privileged users cause anxiety, but contractors could prove to be worse

The biggest threats to the enterprise might not be from outside the enterprise's castle walls, but from within. That's according to new research that shows surveyed cybersecurity professionals think the most pressing insider threat is the privileged user.

Hersheypark gets not so sweet news about possible credit card breach

Hershey Park, an amusement park in Pennsylvania, is investing whether it suffered a credit and debit card breach, security blogger Brian Krebs reported.

Attackers could exploit hole in Android Instapaper app to steal credentials

Bitdefender researchers are warning that a vulnerability in the Android Instapaper app could be exploited to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks and steal user credentials.


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It's no secret that microservices as a way to build and deploy applications is gaining a lot of interest from businesses of all sizes. In some ways, it feels like the next natural evolution of software and services development. But when it comes to security, there are differences in how dev and ops teams need to approach microservices.


When it comes to cloud computing, concerns about security continue to be a significant barrier to more organizations embracing the cloud, or using it more robustly. In response, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and CipherCloud have announced the formation of the Cloud Security Open API Working Group.