NIST IT Lab Director Cita Furlani says the agency is ready to answer the call to develop new ways to measure IT security as Congress moves toward changing the way to determine the safety of federal information systems.
Interview with Martin Libicki of the RAND Corp.
Martin Libicki spends a lot of time studying and thinking about the intersection of national security and information technology as a senior management scientist at the think tank RAND Corp. And in a just-released report he authored, Cyberdeterrence and Cyberwar,...
The chairman of the Senate panel that provides oversight to government cybersecurity is authoring legislation to reform the Federal Information Security Managing Act, the law that governs federal IT security policy.
An international phishing operation was smashed on Wednesday by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement in Egypt.
The case called "Operation Phish Phry" has the largest number of defendants ever charged in a cyber crime case. A total of 53 people across the country and 47 people in Egypt were...
The number of fraudulent IRS websites taken down in 2008 soared to 3,030, up more than 240 percent from 2007, according to a GAO analysis, suggesting a sharp increase by criminals to draw unassuming taxpayers to faux tax agency websites to steal identities and money.
The Department of Homeland Security public-facing website do a pretty good job safeguarding DHS data, but needs to do more to truly secure these sites, according to a just-released audit by the DHS Inspector General.