NIST's Ron Ross will be quite busy at RSA Conference 2012, not only promoting revised guidance on security and privacy controls to be unveiled at the securing conclave, but also participating in a panel on one of his favorite topics: continuous monitoring.
President Obama, at a Virginia community college, outlines his budget that calls for strengthening government cybersecurity as the administration plans to reduce overall IT spending by more than a half-billion next year.
FedRAMP will ensure that cloud-based services have adequate information security, eliminate duplication of effort and reduce risk management costs and enable rapid and cost-effective procurement of IT systems and services for federal agencies.
Cloud computing gives the jitters to those charged with protecting their organization's IT assets. To gauge the concerns of security professionals about cloud computing, we're fielding a global survey covering all industries. We want to know your views.
The latest blogosphere commentary comes from DHS Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute, who touts President Obama's legislative agenda and emphasizes cooperation between government and business in safeguarding America's IT assets.
How do fraudsters rationalize their actions, and do they feel guilt, stress, or even excitement when they actually cross that line into breaking the law? Read their answers to these questions and more.
"The misfortune here for the banks is that they can have the best fraud-detection systems out there ... but it all breaks down when they call the 'hacker' to verify the transaction," says Gartner's Avivah Litan.