|Under Pressure: CIOs in the Spotlight
The departure of Target's CIO in the wake of the company's massive data breach highlights the increased pressure facing executives who are charged with protecting corporate computer systems.
|Target CIO Resigns in Wake of Breach
The chief information officer at Target is hanging it up. Beth Jacob has resigned effective immediately in the wake of a massive data breach that left a smear on the company's brand and a dent in its profits.
|DDoS Attacks Entering a New Era
Distributed denial-of-service attacks are booming, and may be reaching new levels that include more blackmail. According to recent reports, we could be entering a new phase of Web site attacks.
|Expert: Data Defense Should Be United
Companies concerned about data security must cease operating as "islands" and share resources to ward off the rising threat of cyber criminals, says Symantec's Stephen Trilling.