Europe's vaunted data protection regulations - now 20 years old - are in desperate need of an update. In 2012, EU officials proposed extensive changes to the privacy rules, but they remain stuck in limbo. Here's why.
The White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection late last week served as the stage for more than a dozen companies and trade groups to announce new initiatives aimed at securing Internet transactions and payments and reducing fraud.
President Obama twice threatened to veto info sharing bills sponsored by Rep. Mike McCaul. So when the Texas Republican backs the Democratic president's plan for a cyberthreat intelligence center, you've got to think it's a great idea. Maybe, maybe not.
It's barely a drop in the bucket, but President Obama is earmarking $7 million of his nearly $4 trillion federal budget to help NIST provide stronger cryptographic solutions and privacy-enhancing tools.
An upcoming series of summits on fighting financial fraud and mitigating advanced persistent threats will provide timely insights from industry thought leaders on the critical steps to take to address emerging risks.
While there's anecdotal evidence that the NIST cybersecurity framework is proving helpful to businesses in their risk management efforts, there's not yet any measureable proof of its success at preventing damaging cyber-attacks.
Russian and European malware and spam purveyors have been hijacking Internet routes. Pending a massive infrastructure upgrade, security experts warn that such attacks can be detected, but not easily blocked.
Target is the high-profile example, but many organizations have been breached through third-party vulnerabilities. Where are the security gaps, and how can they be filled. BitSight's Stephen Boyer offers insight.
Prime Minister David Cameron has cited televised crime dramas to justify his push to expand Britain's surveillance laws and collect bulk Internet and mobile usage data. But does cop show fiction square with surveillance fact?
Hackers posing as women on Skype tricked Syrian opposition fighters into infecting their systems with malware, which furnished the hackers with "valuable insight into military operations," according to a new report from cybersecurity firm FireEye.
Starting in April, Singapore plans to have a dedicated and centralized cybersecurity agency. But experts question whether the agency can take a holistic approach and effectively coordinate with industry.
Lawmakers are more serious than ever about cybersecurity legislation. Their intent is to enact, but can they compromise on legislation to share cyberthreat information and nationalize data breach notification?