Federal regulators have published a final rule carrying out the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, which prohibits the use of genetic information to make decisions about health insurance and employment.
Nevada CISO Chris Ipsen says state governments must become more creative in how they provide IT security, by partnering with local and county governments, communicating more effectively their needs and leveraging best of breed solutions regardless from where they come.
The evolution of IT security requires human ingenuity. Machines are fast but dumb, yet using human brainpower can help reject quickly harmful traffic aimed to damage critical IT systems, says Phyllis Schneck, McAfee CTO/public sector.
The possibility grows that hackers could take away control of the car from drivers as more automakers provide vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications networks to third-party development.
"The effort with which an organization can recognize, analyze and respond to an incident will limit the damage and lower the cost of recovery," says Don Weber, former incident response professional at IBM.
This week's top news and views: The impact of the midterm elections on cybersecurity in Congress, White House issues secure cloud computing guidance and an IBM CTO speaks out on government cloud computing.