A Congressman is citing the recent theft of an unencrypted laptop containing health information on 616 veterans as evidence that the Department of Veterans Affairs is not doing enough to protect information.
The Treasury Department blamed a cloud computing provider for the disruption of its website that provides the Internet face of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the agency that prints United States currency.
Listen to a round up of GovInfoSecurity.com's most fascinating content created in April, including:
Beyond Firewalls and Encryption: FAA Infosec Pilot Showcases Multi-Disciplinary Approach
Peter Mell: Speeding Cloud Adoption Through New FedRAMP Initiative
Bob Maley: Why I Spoke Publicly About Cyber...
Increasingly, digital forensics is an important element of an information security program for organizations of all types and sizes.
But where can security leaders find qualified forensics professionals? How can these professionals obtain the skills and expertise they need to be successful?
Rob Lee of Mandiant...
Alex Cox, Research Consultant and Principal Analyst, NetWitness
Alex Cox, a research consultant and principal analyst at the IT security firm NetWitness, discovered last month the Kneber botnet, a variant of the ZueS Trojan that he says has infested 75,000 systems in 2,500 corporate and governmental organizations...