The National Institute of Standards and Technology said Friday it's taking seriously recent reports of vulnerabilities to NIST-validated USB flash drives, and is in the process of reviewing the information on the vulnerability.
How prepared is the financial services industry in the event of a cyber attack?
The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), a national industry forum, will conduct Cyber Attack Against Payment Processes (CAPP), an exercise to measure the ability of financial institutions, payment...
Security is a relative term, but the shortage of information security experts in government shouldn't suggest key systems are insecure, yet the process to make them safe has become more of a challenge, Dickie George says.
Philip Foley, a former marine, is a senior security analyst for governance, risk and compliance at Verizon Cybertrust Security. He works a minimum of 40 hours per week with extensive travel - and then dedicates another 10-12 hours to pursuing an online graduate degree in Information Assurance from Norwich University.
Rep. David Wu helps shepherds legislation through Congress that would increase the National Institute of Standards and Technology involvement in developing new ways to help protect the nation's IT infrastructure.
"As those attackers get better and better, it is incumbent upon us in government and frankly in the private sector to continue to do better job of addressing the threat," says Deputy Undersecretary Philip Reitinger, the top cybersecurity official at DHS.
Marcus Ranum has a unique take on the biggest information security threats to organizations and individuals.
A renowned expert in secure systems and design, Ranum, currently the CSO of Tenable Security, offers a new look at topics such as the risks of cloud computing and what he calls the myth of cyber warfare.
The 10 most significant events regarding government cybersecurity in 2009 saw its genesis with the inauguration of a Blackberry-toting chief executive, the most tech-savvy president to occupy the Oval Office.
Interview with Jay Foley of the Identity Theft Resource Center
Financial scams and incidents of medical identity theft are on the rise - and they're among the main threats to business and consumers in 2010. This is the warning from Jay Foley, executive director of the Identity Theft Resource Center.
Jobs no longer are aligned with a predefined assignment, but are dynamic, requiring critical thinking and the ability to navigate technology to determine how best to perform a variety of tasks, Ruby DeMesme says.
Don't expect the appointment of Howard Schmidt as cybersecurity coordinator to quiet the hullabaloo surrounding the position. Some influential lawmakers want to enact legislation to elevate the post within the White House.