The Pentagon and the Department of Energy are pitching new or revised cybersecurity capability maturity models to help their sectors prioritize cybersecurity investments and refine processes and controls. But should they defer to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework instead?
Every week seems to bring a fresh installment of "patch or perish." But security experts warn that patch management, or the larger question of vulnerability management, must be part of a much bigger-picture approach to managing risk. And the challenge continues to get more complex.
Security by design, as its name suggests, is exactly that kind of a proactive approach. By ensuring that system components have been securely designed in the first instance, and that the system components will operate securely together, system architects can go a long way toward providing security and privacy by...
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Bills now being considered in the Congress would make the Department of Homeland Security's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program available to all federal agencies and provide services to state and local governments to help them address cybersecurity challenges.
The federal tally of major health data breaches has spiked over the last month, mostly because of the American Medical Collection Agency incident, which led to nearly two dozen breach reports from the firm's affected clients.
Representatives from the U.S. intelligence establishment met with security officials of major social media and technology firms this week to help craft the nation's approach to securing the 2020 elections, including facilitating better information sharing and coordination.
Cyber defense is no longer about staying a step ahead - it's about trying to remain no further than a step behind the adversaries, says Moshe Ishai of HolistiCyber, who shares insights on how to regain an advantage.
With the number of vulnerabilities on the rise, and their severity increasing, how can you identify the biggest cyber threats to your business - and know what to fix first?
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Digital transformation is the buzz across all sectors, but it poses significant security risks to enterprises. PJ Maloney of DXC Technology and William "Buck" Houston of Micro Focus Global Alliances weigh in on new strategies for securing the transformation.
Learn how the pro's create and optimize efficient, scalable third-party cyber risk management programs - and how you can, too.
Implementing an efficient, effective third-party cyber risk management (TPCRM) program is essential to securing your organization's cyber ecosystem by tracking, avoiding, and minimizing the...
The unfortunate reality is that your data security strategy will most likely stall or fail. Unstructured data is getting out of view and control in every organization across verticals. Policy management plays a critical role in the development of data security initiatives, but also requires a coordinated data...
With new threats targeting the nation's critical infrastructure, partnerships among government and private-sector security professionals are more critical than ever, says Brian Harrell of the new U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.