Cyber crimes cost businesses $13 million a year and also hurt consumers by stealing their personal information. That’s why President Barack Obama — along with top executives, law enforcement and privacy experts — is trying to increase privacy guards to protect companies against hackers.
The “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.
As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.
Target is under fire once again after a front-page article in Bloomberg BusinessWeek says the company ignored an early warning from its own cybersecurity firm that it had been attacked. The news magazine is reporting that Target received the warning on Nov. 30. Previously, Target CEO Greg Steinhafel said he learned of the breach on Dec. 15. The public was notified Dec. 19.