Debate surrounding the Cybersecurity Act has focused on whether the government should regulate privately owned, critical IT systems. But the bill also would make significant changes on how government governs IT security, co-sponsor Sen. Tom Carper says. See how.
"If I came into this job thinking the way I once thought, I'd be worthless," RSA Chief Information Security Officer Eddie Schwartz says. "If your playbook as CISO has not changed in the last seven years ... you're in deep trouble."
The Food and Drug Administration needs to do a better job of collecting information on privacy and security issues related to medical devices to catch problems before they rapidly spread, a new report concludes.
The revision would require identity cards used by federal employees and contractors to contain an integrated circuit chip for storing electronic information, a personal identification number, a printed photograph and two electronically stored fingerprints.
Organizations using semantics and big data tools are creating a new position called data scientist to help uncover fraud and identify undetected vulnerabilities. Here are profiles of three leaders who have embraced this role.
"DISA is tasked with making it easier, safer and more productive to navigate, integrate, consume, extend and maintain cloud services, within the department, from other federal and commercial cloud service providers," DoD CIO Teri Takai says.