The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
In almost two decades of work in the financial services industry, Brad McFarland has spent most of that time heading up fraud investigations. McFarland, currently director of corporate security with The South Financial Group, a South Carolina-based financial services holding company, is also responsible for the organization's physical security and loss preventions in addition to fraud investigation.
By Joan Goodchild | 23 April, 2010 01:44
Hackers broke into a server used by the Apache Software Foundation to keep track of software bugs.
By Robert McMillan | 15 April, 2010 05:46
As his parents and sister silently wept, hacker mastermind Albert Gonzalez was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to two concurrent 20-year stints in prison for his role in what prosecutors called the "unparalleled" theft of millions of credit and debit card numbers from major U.S. retailers.
By Nancy Weil | 26 March, 2010 08:24
HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) Thursday revealed more details about a data theft in Switzerland that took place more than three years ago. The incident affects 15,000 existing clients, enormously more than the figure reported last December when the bank said the number of account records taken was less than 10.
By Computerworld Hong Kong staff | 13 March, 2010 10:58