Nearly 70% of the weaknesses and deficiencies in the IRS's IT systems remain unresolved one year after being identified, jeopardizing the confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive taxpayer information.
By transitioning from information security into law, Patrick Mueller took advantage of an opportunity many information security professionals now see: The chance to leverage practical experience in a growing legal field.
The Senate Armed Services Committee awaits Gen. Keith Alexander's responses to its advance policy questions and expects to hold the hearing shortly after the Easter recess, says a spokeswoman to Sen. Carl Levin, the panel's chairman.
We've emerged from a global financial crisis, and now regulatory reform is coming to financial services.
What do these events mean for the financial regulatory agencies - especially in terms of securing access to sensitive data?
John Bordwine, Public Sector CTO at Symantec, tackles this question,...
The National Institute of Standards and Technology on Thursday issued two draft publications aimed at securing digital assets: Guide for Security Configuration Management of Information Systems and Maintaining and Using Key History on Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Cards.
With the highest unemployment in more than 20 years and competition dense for open positions, the pressure is on for job seekers to have flawless interview skills - especially within information security.
Senators Rockefeller and Snowe have issued the latest draft of a bill that lays out the steps by which the president, in collaboration with the private sector, could halt Internet traffic in a national emergency.
Melissa Hathaway helped create the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative in the Bush White House, and vetted it when she led Obama's cyberspace policy review. Now, she reveals whether it was wise to release a declassified CNCI version.