In the past several years, IT security and authorization issues have plagued the public and private sectors, with data breach after data breach striking with unrelenting consistency.
The financial services sector has been among the biggest targets of cybercriminals in recent years, as hackers have found ways to commit digital bank heists with exceptional accuracy and relentless frequency.
More organizations in the public and private sectors have deployed advanced technology in the past several years, including cloud computing, big data and enterprise mobility solutions.
The Olympics are underway, and countless journalists, foreign citizens and government employees have convened in a remote area of Russia to watch athletes compete for the next two weeks.
Some of the largest technology firms in the world have fallen victim to major instances of data exposure in the past few months, including Google, Facebook and Twitter.
The banking and healthcare sectors have been among the most at risk of data breach in the past several years, throughout North America and in nations abroad.
The Health Information and Management Systems Society is one of the premier leaders in the healthcare industry, especially when it comes to technology.
Several high-profile data breaches have struck retailers in the past several months, with the most recent one being the highly damaging attack on Michaels stores.
Although most retailers look to the final weeks of the year as the best time to maximize annual revenues and drive customer engagement going into January, Target suffered a devastating blow that made headlines in late December.
Regulatory compliance continues to become more stringent amid increased data breach costs, the number of identity theft victims and several other economic-facing problems.