Commerce Undersecretary for Standards and Technology Patrick Gallagher sees the private sector, not government, taking the lead to develop tools, processes and standards to help safeguard IT systems and data in and out of government.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt, in an exclusive interview, expresses optimism that Congress could enact significant cybersecurity legislation this year even if President Obama doesn't get all that he wants in an IT security bill.
Challenged by sophisticated threats and the complexity and cost of security, global leaders wonder: "Is my organization going to be the next breach headline?" IBM's Latha Maripuri discusses global trends.
The insider threat: It's a top challenge for any organization, and it's a hot topic for RSA Conference attendees. Dawn Cappelli and Randy Trzeciak preview their new book, The CERT Guide to Insider Threats.
IT security practitioners who employ the RSA public-private key cryptography needn't lose sleep about its efficacy, despite new research that raises questions on how it creates large prime numbers to generate secret keys, IT security authority Gene Spafford says.