Cybersecurity Act sponsors intensify their campaign to enact the legislation that would change the way the government protects critical federal and private-sector IT networks as a group of key Republican senators offers an alternative bill.
FBI Director Robert Mueller says the bureau will apply the methods it uses to combat terrorism along with old-fashioned gumshoe practices such as infiltration of criminal networks to battle cybercriminals.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt, in an exclusive interview, expresses optimism that Congress could enact significant cybersecurity legislation this year even if President Obama doesn't get all that he wants in an IT security bill.
Banking regulators have begun examining institutions for conformance to the FFIEC Authentication Guidance. What gaps have they found? Terry Austin of Guardian Analytics offers insight and security tips.
The Obama administration's Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights should be seen as a vital document to help shape an expansive and globally accepted privacy framework in the United States, privacy and data security lawyer Lisa Sotto says.
Concerns expressed by the National Security Agency director come at a time when Congress is split over the role government should perform in determining the security of the mostly privately owned national critical IT infrastructure.