Attacks against Facebook, Twitter and other organizations over the past few months should send a message to business owners that they need to better fund cybersecurity, IT security expert Mischel Kwon says.
Even the brightest technologists aren't immune from cyber-attacks. Just ask Facebook. The social-media company says it fell victim to a sophisticated attack in which an exploit allowed malware to be installed on employees' laptops.
Federal regulators have issued draft guidance for the use of social media. What are the specific security risks? The FDIC's Elizabeth Khalil discusses how banking institutions can address emerging threats.
IBM's Dan Hauenstein, in analyzing Big Blue's 2012 Tech Trends Report, says security concerns often inhibit the adoption of four technologies: mobile, cloud, social business media and business analytics.
President Obama has proclaimed December as Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Month, and is using that declaration to continue his campaign to get Congress to enact comprehensive cybersecurity legislation.
The Department of Homeland Security is testing whether data from social media sites can help identify public health issues, such as infectious disease outbreaks and bioterrorism. Learn about the strategy.
Social media platforms are ever-evolving. But organizations' and individuals' use of social media has not evolved and may create new risks, says educator Sherrie Madia. How should we manage these risks?
Imagine sitting in a bar, as a stranger snaps a photo of you, and then uses that image to find out who you are using facial recognition technology. It's the type of practice that the staff of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission wants to discourage.
Federal regulators stirred up controversy when they sent a letter to five healthcare associations warning that the government will prosecute healthcare providers who "game" the system by using EHRs to submit fraudulent bills.