The Latest News

  • Alternative Info-Sharing Bill Unveiled

    Measure Includes Liability, Privacy Provisions Businesses Seek Alternative Info-Sharing Bill Unveiled
    Senate Intelligence Committee leaders Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein

    The Senate Intelligence Committee could consider in the coming days new cyberthreat information sharing legislation that's seen as more to the liking of the business community than the measure proposed by President Obama. Read more...

  • CIA Forms Digital Innovation Division

    Reorganization to Help Counter Tech Advances by Adversaries CIA Forms Digital Innovation Division
    CIA Director John Brennan (CIA photo)

    As part of its biggest reorganization in its nearly seven-decade history, the Central Intelligence Agency is creating a Directorate of Digital Innovation that will use cyber technology to amass and analyze intelligence. Read more...

  • Clinton's Email Brouhaha and Politics

    Coverage Focus Segues from Secrecy to Security Clinton's Email Brouhaha and Politics
    Hillary Clinton checks her smartphone. (Twitter)

    Word that Hillary Clinton maintained a personal email server while secretary of state has elevated cybersecurity and privacy as political issues. But it's just the latest example of such issues grabbing the attention of U.S. voters. Read more...

  • Could Costs Impede Info-Sharing Plan?

    Scrutinizing Obama's Cyberthreat Information Sharing Strategy Could Costs Impede Info-Sharing Plan?
    Rep. Curt Clawson, R-Fla., expressed concern about costs.

    Small and mid-size businesses might not be able to afford participating in voluntary programs to share and receive cyberthreat information, as President Obama has proposed, industry representatives tell Congress. Read more...

  • Reversal of Fortune: DHS Funding OK'd

    Boehner Persuades Enough GOP Lawmakers to Back Measure Reversal of Fortune: DHS Funding OK'd
    House Speaker John Boehner

    Congress has voted to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September, the end of the fiscal year, averting another threatened shutdown that would have curtailed some cybersecurity programs. Read more...

  • Article

    'Freak' Flaw Also Affects Windows

    Microsoft Sounds SSL/TLS Alert, Joining Apple, Google By Mathew J. Schwartz
    'Freak' Flaw Also Affects Windows

    All Windows operating systems are at risk from the SSL/TLS vulnerability known as Freak, Microsoft warns. The company has outlined temporary workarounds - except for Windows Server 2003. Experts say no in-the-wild attacks have yet been seen.

  • Article

    UK Police Arrest 57 Alleged Hackers

    U.S. Defense Dept. and Yahoo Hack Suspects Apprehended By Mathew J. Schwartz
    UK Police Arrest 57 Alleged Hackers

    British police over the course of this week launched 25 cybercrime-targeting raids and made 57 arrests, including suspects who have been tied to a U.S. Defense Department network intrusion, Lizard Squad attacks, as well as a massive Yahoo breach.

  • Article

    OCC Expands on Third-Party Cyber-Risks

    Director Offers Review of New Cyber-Resiliency Guidance By Tracy Kitten
    OCC Expands on Third-Party Cyber-Risks

    Kevin Greenfield, director of bank IT for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, says FFIEC agencies are working to help financial institutions shore up cybersecurity, and a big focus for regulators is third-party risks.

  • Article

    Anthem Refuses Full IT Security Audit

    Watchdog Agency Says Insurer Won't Allow Vulnerability Scans By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Anthem Refuses Full IT Security Audit

    Anthem Inc. has refused to allow a federal watchdog agency to conduct vulnerability scans of its systems in the wake of its recent massive data breach. The health insurer also refused to allow scans by the same agency in 2013.

  • Article

    Gulshan Rai to Head Cybersec at PMO

    CERT-In's Chief to be Special Secretary, Cybersecurity By Geetha Nandikotkur
    Gulshan Rai to Head Cybersec at PMO

    Sources say Dr. Gulshan Rai, CERT-In's chief, will soon be named special secretary at the PMO to drive cybersecurity strategy. Can this move help enable Modi's vision of a cyber-secured nation?

More news...

Webinars

More webinars...

White Papers

  • Addressing the Cyber Kill Chain - Are you prepared?

    As clearly evidenced by the daily headlines about security breaches, traditional defense tools are failing to protect enterprises from advanced targeted attacks. A deeper understanding of these...

  • How are U.S. Banks Fighting the War on Fraud

    Most fraud involves the use of false or anonymous identities. Banks are fighting back with tools and solutions designed to verify identity or at least raise red flags before fraud occurs. Neustar...

More whitepapers...
ARTICLE NIST to Address Medical Device Security

As NIST launches an effort to address cyber risks concerning medical devices, security experts...

Latest Tweets and Mentions

ARTICLE NIST to Address Medical Device Security

As NIST launches an effort to address cyber risks concerning medical devices, security experts...

The ISMG Network