Target Data Breach Cost: $148 Million
Aruba Handles Black Hat with Aplomb
FBI Cybersquad To Add Agents
Chinese Hackers Steal Patient Data
Facebook's Security Chief Questioned
The now infamous Target data breach is still costing the company -- and its shareholders -- plenty. In fact, the retailing giant forecast the December 2013 incident cost shareholders $148 million.
It's not an easy job. Aruba Networks' task throughout the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas this month was to ensure thousands of attendees could connect without malicious attacks.
After helping prosecutors charge Chinese army officials with stealing trade secrets from major companies and by snaring a Russian-led hacking ring, the premier FBI cyber-squad is getting a boost.
A group of Chinese hackers has stolen the personal information, including names and Social Security numbers, of about 4.5 million patients at hospitals operated by Community Health Systems.
Corporate execs like Facebook's security chief Joe Sullivan visit the DEF CON hackers expo to stay ahead of the next threat, checking out the white hat and black hat hackers alike.