The Defense Department hopes to prevent future WikiLeaks-style breaches by employing public key infrastructure-based controlled access cards, but that solution won't be fully in place until mid-2013, DoD CIO Teresa Takai says.
Banking/security leaders aren't crazy about banking regulators telling them they could have done a better job detecting ACH fraud, and they're eager for more specific guidance on what to do going forward.
The overall goal of the guidance is to achieve appropriate security assurance for multiple applications by efficiently verifying the claimed identity of individuals seeking physical access to federally controlled government facilities and electronic access to government information systems.
The United States Naval Academy is revising its core curriculum and will require midshipmen, beginning with the incoming freshman class entering Annapolis this summer, to take at least two cybersecurity courses during their four years at the school.
In today's world, where certain data must be let in so governments and businesses can realize their missions, firewalls must be able to see the content flowing through networks, NIST Computer Scientists Tim Grance and Murugiah Souppaya say.
The National Credit Union Administration has placed Land of Enchantment Federal Credit Union of Santa Fe, N.M., into liquidation. Guadalupe Credit Union of Santa Fe, N.M., purchased and assumed Land of Enchantment's assets, liabilities and members.