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  • Why you should care about the Anthem breach Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 11:53 AM ET
    Anthem Health Insurance facility on February 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    As many as 80 million records from insurance company Anthem may have been compromised. How to handle the aftermath.

  • Cigna keeping security front & center  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 10:23 AM ET

    Cigna CEO David Cordani addresses his company's security strategy to protect consumer data.

  • 80 million records at risk in insurer hack attack Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 10:00 PM ET

    Anthem has disclosed that a database containing personal information for about 80 million of its customers and employees was hacked, CNBC has confirmed.

  • Obama cyber czar: Anthem hack 'quite concerning' Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    President Obama's cybersecurity adviser said he was concerned about a data breach at health insurer Anthem that has affected up to 80 million people.

  • Cyberspace: 'A credible theater of war'?  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    FireEye have released a report about a hacking operation that breached the Syrian opposition's data through the use of fake female identities. Richard Turner, EMEA vice=-president of FireEye, explains further.

  • Damage control: Uber to strengthen data privacy Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 8:39 AM ET

    Travis Kalanick and his Uber team have begun to trade the art of commercial warfare for a charm offensive. The New York Times reports.

  • Think twice about using your hotel's Wi-Fi service Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:55 PM ET

    The FCC vowed to crack down on businesses that force customers to use their Wi-Fi service. Should consumers ever use a hotel or coffee shop's Wi-Fi?

  • Can companies be too big to hack?  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:41 PM ET

    Adam Towvim, security expert, discusses how reliance on massive amounts of data have put some companies at risk. Device makers have a responsibility to protect consumers, he says.

  • Invest in cybersecurity: Burbidge  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital, says that we must bridge the public and private sector in terms of cybersecurity.

  • Delaware may adopt digital driver's licenses Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:53 PM ET
    Delaware is aiming to be the first state to offer virtual driver's licenses accessed through a secure smartphone app.

    Delaware's Senate passed a resolution authorizing its DMV to study and consider employing digital licenses for motorists.

  • Facebook goes down, denies cyberattack Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 4:52 AM ET

    Facebook suffered a brief outage around the world on Tuesday, with a hacking group called the Lizard Squad claiming responsibility.

  • This startup helps you sell your personal data  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:45 PM ET

    Matt Hogan, CEO at Datacoup, says the firm helps users to harvest their data and allows them to get a cut from the sale of this personal information.

  • Before you start thinking up a new password, you may want to start thinking about upping its complexity from a pet’s name.

  • Here’s what helped Sony’s hackers break in Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    A sign outside Sony Pictures Entertainment in Culver City, Calif., December 19, 2014.

    The hackers behind the Sony attack exploited a previously undisclosed software vulnerability that gave them unfettered access, Re/code reports.

  • Microsoft Outlook 'hacked' by Chinese authorities Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:59 AM ET

    Microsoft's Outlook email service in China was hacked by the country's censorship authority, an internet watchdog has claimed.

  • War games: US, UK to hack banks in security test Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 6:13 AM ET

    U.K. and U.S. security services could hack their countries' own banks, in order to test their defences against cyberattacks.

  • Need some espionage done? Hackers for hire online Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    File photo: Participants at a hacking conference in Germany

    There is a growing cottage industry of ordinary people hiring hackers for much smaller acts of espionage. The NYT reports.

  • Competitors unite against cyber threats Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:33 PM ET
    L-R: Mark McLaughlin, Chris Young, Michael Brown and Ken Xie at the Cyber Threat Alliance event.

    As companies face growing threats from hackers, four cyber security firms are have joined forces to share intelligence.

  • WhatsApp, iMessage face ban in terror crackdown Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    The U.K. Prime Minister has unveiled security measures that could see apps like WhatsApp and iMessage banned, following last week's attacks in Paris.

  • The cyber threat alliance  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    CEO's Mark McLaughlin, Palo Alto Networks; Michael Brown, Symantec; Chris Young, McAfee, and Ken Xie, Fortinet; discuss their alliance to share information to better protect consumers from cybercrime.

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