"Without this authority, U.S.-CERT is limited in its ability to mitigate effectively ever evolving security threats and vulnerabilities," writes DHS Inspector General Richard Skinner in this article adapted from his House testimony.
The key tenet of the cloud is availability. But, asks the former White House official who led President Obama's Cyberspace Policy Review, where are the other cornerstones of information security: integrity and confidentiality?
Whitehouse Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt used wit to share his wisdom about healthcare information security in a rambling, folksy keynote address this week. He stressed that healthcare organizations of all sizes need to take security more seriously.