Despite President Obama's urgent call to lawmakers to enact a national data breach notification law, such legislation will not likely be voted upon before the current Congress adjourns at year's end. Here's why.
Amsterdam is again playing host to the annual Black Hat Europe information security gathering, and presenters have promised to cover everything from privacy flaws in wearable computers to two-factor authentication system failures.
The White House cybersecurity coordinator says his comment about his lack of tech expertise being an asset, widely criticized in the blogosphere, was an awkward attempt to express his view that a wide range of skills are needed in the cybersecurity field.
Yet another California healthcare breach-related lawsuit - this one involving Alere Home Monitoring - has been dismissed because of the lack of proof that anyone actually viewed data stored on an unencrypted computer device that was stolen.
Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel says much of the Obama administration's efforts will involve getting whatever IT security policy passed on whatever vehicle is available as long as the measure is acceptable to the White House.
As the IT security workforce reaches a record high in the United States, what does that workforce look like? It remains overwhelmingly white and male. Here's an explanation of the latest employment statistics.
Top government leaders express high confidence in the security of state IT systems, which could explain why chief information security officers don't feel they're getting enough money to build stronger IT security.
In a wide-ranging interview, the acclaimed expert on cybersecurity strategy addresses the cyberthreat posed by ISIS and explains why Congress is unlikely to enact significant cybersecurity legislation this year.