Account takeover techniques are getting more sophisticated; new "account checkers" are helping hackers automate their processes. The trend is just one more reason why we need advanced forms of authentication.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel sees significant savings in continuous diagnostics because the automated approach to identifying systems vulnerabilities could replace costly checklist compliance reporting.
Microsoft touts new security features built into the Windows 8.1 Enterprise operating system. But are they enticing enough to win over organizations that are reluctant to upgrade from older OS versions?
A judge finds WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy but convicts him on other charges. How will the mixed verdict sway NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's decision on whether to remain on the lam?
Most organizations rate their mobile device security efforts as poor, in need of improvement or just adequate, according to the latest ISMG survey. So where are the security gaps? Malcolm Harkins of Intel offers insights.
An HHS inspector general report on the shortcomings of a government contractor's USB drive security practices is a reminder of why all healthcare organizations need to control the use of mobile storage media and ports.
The implementation of IPv6, the new Internet communications protocol, will have a major impact on identity and access management. EMC researcher Davi Ottenheimer explains how organizations should prepare.
A continuing initiative at the Department of Defense, which has enormous purchasing power, could influence the security features of commercial mobile devices around the world, says Terry Sherald, who heads the effort.