The workforce of a key information security occupation - computer and network systems administrator - has been experiencing a decline in numbers in recent years, according to an Information Security Media Group analysis of U.S. Labor Department data.
Increasingly, organizations are seeing attacks migrate from the network to the application level. How can security leaders ensure they are prepared to handle this shift? Kunal Anand of Prevoty offers insight.
The FFIEC just issued new guidelines on DDoS risks to U.S. banking institutions. What is the substance of these guidelines, and how must banks and credit unions respond? Rodney Joffe of Neustar offers advice.
Federal regulators have released a proposed framework for addressing safety risks involved in using healthcare IT, including EHRs and medical devices. The report takes into account that cybersecurity can play a role in ensuring safety.
Information services firm Experian is responding to news that two states are investigating a breach involving a subsidiary that allegedly provided information to a cybercriminal, saying there's been "inaccurate information" circulating online.
The estimate of the total number of victims affected by a recent breach affecting two Los Angeles County public health departments has more than doubled. Find out details about the incident, which involved stolen PCs.
At a Senate hearing, GAO previewed a report that shows cyber-incident response shortcomings at federal agencies. And the FTC chair asked Congress for broad authority in enforcing a federal data breach notification law - if one is enacted.
Information security and privacy work in healthcare environments often requires a depth of specialized knowledge and competency that can be validated through the help of professional credentialing, says CISO Sean Murphy.
The FFIEC has issued notices spelling out its expectations for the steps that financial institutions should take to mitigate risks posed by ATM cash-out schemes and the continued DDoS attacks on public-facing websites.
A politically conservative watchdog group has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to get answers to its questions about the security of HealthCare.gov, the website for Obamacare. Meanwhile, HHS says the site has had no security incidents.