The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies leverages efforts of government, industry and academia to provide a comprehensive, single resource to address the nation's cybersecurity knowledge needs.
State and local agencies that must comply with federal regulations have complained that they can be befuddled by privacy requirements that could limit the effectiveness of their information sharing systems.
RSA Conference 2013 opens Feb. 25 in San Francisco, and for the fourth straight year Information Security Media Group will be a Platinum Media Sponsor. What's on the agenda of this world-class security event?
A government audit reveals that the Census Bureau does not do a good enough job protecting the confidentiality of its data - a stinging conclusion, considering the bureau collects personal information about every individual residing in the United States.
IT security provider Mandiant issues a comprehensive report documenting how a Chinese army unit has for years been hacking into the computers of businesses and governments in mostly English-speaking nations, especially the United States.
Even the brightest technologists aren't immune from cyber-attacks. Just ask Facebook. The social-media company says it fell victim to a sophisticated attack in which an exploit allowed malware to be installed on employees' laptops.
Roger Baker, CIO at the Department of Veterans Affairs, announced to his staff on Feb. 15 that he's resigning. Baker led a number of projects that dealt with security issues, including a breach prevention initiative.