A group of noted cryptographers, academics and business leaders will provide an independent assessment of the way the National Institute of Standards and Technology develops cryptographic standards and guidelines.
A George Mason University research fellow says the cybersecurity framework, issued earlier this year by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, is likely to cause more problems than it solves.
President Obama has reportedly decided that the government shouldn't exploit encryption flaws, such as Heartbleed, in most instances unless there's "a clear national security or law enforcement need." But how should that need be determined?
The basis of any good security program is conducting a thorough and timely risk analysis; but that can be difficult for smaller healthcare organizations. That's why a federal agency will soon unveil an app designed to make the process easier.
Speculation surrounding the cause of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hasn't included the possibility of a cyber-attack. But one cybersecurity expert contends hacking an airliner is feasible.
The Defense Department's plan to adopt NIST's risk management framework. means that, for the first time, defense, intelligence and civilian federal agencies will use the same set of risk management standards.
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.