Yi-Kai Liu, a computer scientist at NIST, explains how he's attempting to use quantum physics to devise a way to create a one-shot memory device that could help secure, for example, transactions or administrative passwords.
Two Stanford University researchers are conducting a study using crowdsourcing to show that the NSA's culling of telephone metadata can reveal a lot about an individual. I joined the crowd to find out what the metadata says about me.
Having cyber-responders from various civilian agencies located on the same campus should help foster new ideas to battle threats to critical government and private-sector IT systems, a top administration official says.
One key factor in efforts to reduce reliance on passwords for authentication will be international acceptance of the FIDO Alliance's soon-to-be released protocol for advanced authentication, says Michael Barrett, the alliance's president.
Attackers likely purchased malware in underground "cybercrime-as-a-service" markets to use in recent credit card breaches, including the Target Corp. attack, a new report from McAfee Labs asserts. Adam Wosotowsky explains the report's findings.