Imagine the security implications of a world in which millions of people have a physical impairment that leaves them internet-connected. Say hello to the promise - and peril - of internet-connected hearing aids, says Global Cyber Alliance's Phil Reitinger.
Scuffles between anti-virus software vendors have stepped up a notch, with startups and industry stalwarts slinging mud at each other. Cylance now says it plans to make its product available for tests used to benchmark security software.
As Democrats gather in Philadelphia to nominate Hillary Clinton for president, it's a good time to examine the former secretary of state's positions on cybersecurity and online privacy. Here's where she stands.
Security vendors are issuing warnings about two new types of dangerous Mac malware - Eleanor and Keydnap - which serve as a reminder that it's not just Windows users coming under fire from malicious software developers and tricksters.
Since California passed its pioneering data breach notification law in 2003, many other states and some countries have followed suit. Here's a closer look at the status of breach notification requirements in four regions.
The annual Black Hat Europe conference this year once again brought together numerous information security aficionados in Amsterdam for the latest training and security insights. Here are visual highlights from the conference.
In the wake of recent alerts about infusion pump security vulnerabilities, now's a good time for all healthcare organizations to reassess their basic practices for keeping medical devices secure and safe. Check out what the VA is doing.
Unlike previous presidential campaigns, cybersecurity will be raised by candidates on the hustings, although the issue likely won't play a big role in determining the election. Two GOP candidates - Marco Rubio and Rand Paul - already have broached the topic.
The House Intelligence Committee warns of threats Chinese chips pose to American IT systems. A new film embellishes that danger. Though pure fiction, the plot could help raise the public consciousness about cyberthreats.
"We felt that it was very important to come out with this and say this was how easy it is for them to break into any U.S. company, and here's how they're doing it," The New York Times' Nicole Perlroth says.