Prompted by the WikiLeaks breach, President Obama has issued a memorandum directing federal agencies to implement minimum standards to protect vast amounts of classified data on government computers, networks and systems from insiders.
As missiles and bombs do real damage in Israel and Gaza, a veteran Israeli cybersecurity expert, Amichai Shulman, downplays the significance of the assaults waged against Israeli websites, contending any damage has been minimal.
NIST issues its interagency report on supply chain practices as a congressional panel cautions against using Chinese-made components that some lawmakers fear might have been altered to spy on Western governments and businesses.
Despite numerous data breaches, as well as financial incentives and penalties, many healthcare organizations aren't taking risk assessment requirements seriously. Experts offer insights on best practices.
New malware attacks are targeting smart phones, and experts say banking institutions aren't doing enough to detect and prevent those attacks. So where should institutions focus their tech investments in 2013?
Incorporating new concepts such as security-control overlays and placing a renewed emphasis on information assurance, the forthcoming guidance is 'a total rewrite' from the 2009 version, NIST's Ron Ross says.