Researchers at security vendor Symantec say they've been in contact with a 20-something Chinese man who may be behind a series of attacks against U.S. businesses with the aim to steal intellectual property.
ID theft expert Joanna Crane wonders whether banks, government agencies and healthcare providers do enough to assist consumers with ID theft recovery, saying consumer expectations are often loftier than what's being done to meet the demand.
Heavily regulated industries like banking and healthcare have been reluctant to make the virtualized leap to the cloud, fearing a loss of control could open them to unforeseen risk. Are their concerns unfounded?
New research from Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute provides further evidence why IT security isn't just the problem of an enterprise's security organization but of its top non-IT leadership as well.
"We shouldn't make the false choice between security and innovation," Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel says. "In fact, innovation can make us more secure as long as we build security into everything we do."
"Matching an implementation to the cloud definition can assist in evaluating the security properties of the cloud," says computer scientist Peter Mell, author of The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing.
By using federated digital credentials, the federal government has taken a significant step toward creating more efficiency to better serve the needs of the American people in the 21st century, Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt says.
Facial recognition, arguably, is the technology that most threatens individual privacy online, and that's on the mind of Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller, who has asked the FTC to report on its growing use.