One of the most respected CISOs in the federal government, the State Department's John Streufert, is taking his vast knowledge of IT security and continuous monitoring to Homeland Security, as director of the National Cybersecurity Division.
Steven VanRoekel says the mobile revolution will fundamentally change the way the federal government serves the public and its employees. But in outlining the Federal Mobile Strategy, the federal CIO hardly mentions security and privacy.
Given the plethora of guidance available, individual operators of the nation's critical infrastructure may be challenged in identifying the guidance that is most effective in improving their security posture, GAO's Gregory Wilshusen says.
With the spotlight on federal budget cutting, two Republican senators are pressing the acting head of the Medicare and Medicaid programs to start outlining her anti-fraud efforts aimed at eliminating waste.
Save Mart, the Modesto, Calif.-based grocery chain, now confirms that skimming devices are to blame for the data breach believed to have exposed hundreds of consumer accounts to debit and credit card fraud.
The American Health Information Management Association plans to work with various states next year to move toward more uniform privacy and security requirements that are in synch with federal requirements, says Lynne Thomas Gordon, AHIMA's new CEO.