As IPv6, the new Internet protocol, moves closer to implementation, security options will be enhanced, says EMC researcher Davi Ottenheimer. But what about the new challenges? Here, he reviews what to expect.
The hotline, the communications link established between Washington and Moscow during the Cold War to avert a nuclear war, is being used to warn of potential cyber and environmental crises, the State Department's Christopher Painter says.
Another top-secret NSA program, exposed as a result of documents downloaded by Edward Snowden, is said to allow analysts, without authorization, to collect e-mails, online chats and browsing histories of millions of individuals.
Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters' attacks on U.S. banks are back, and strikes waged July 31, without a doubt, prove it, says Akamai's Mike Smith. So why are security experts so puzzled by recent DDoS events?
NSA Deputy Director John Inglis tells a Senate panel that the agency neither fired nor admonished any personnel in connection with the leak by Edward Snowden of details about top-secret intelligence-gathering programs.
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?
How were four Russians and a Ukrainian allegedly able to steal more than 160 million payment card numbers from corporate networks over seven years? An indictment announced by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman provides details.
By being transparent, federal government agencies can minimize public concern that government monitors individual speech and action on social media, new guidance from the U.S. federal CIO Council advises.
The National Security Agency is piloting a new program, as a result of the Edward Snowden incident, in which systems administrators with top-secret clearance can access certain secret documents only with the approval of another colleague.