"What we are trying to do in Michigan is to set the framework, which means that these cloud solution providers meet our requirements, not the other way around," says Ken Theis, director of the state Department of Technology, Management and Budget.
Removable media will be limited to mission-essential operations and only after strict compliance requirements are met, says Vice Admiral Carl Mauney, deputy commander of the United States Strategic Command.
Know what scares security expert John Pescatore the most? The image of a remote employee sitting a home office or public setting, plugging into an unsecured network, accessing critical data via a personal laptop or PDA.
Organizations have never had so many security risks in so many remote locations, says Pescatore,...
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is a topic of interest throughout an organization - and increasingly at the board of director level.
But how does a security leader engage the board on ERM - and keep it engaged?
A $1.5 billion data center to support intelligence and defense agencies' cybersecurity initiatives will be built at a National Guard camp 26 miles south of Salt Lake City, a senior intelligence official says.
The Defense Department is taking steps to lift a 10-month-old ban on the use of most removable storage devices on Pentagon and military networks, but with a catch: only government-owned and procured USB flash media will be allowed.