Every year, information security professionals flock to San Francisco for the annual RSA Conference. From the debut of "Trumpcryption" to cybersecurity's "greatest hits" set to hip-hop violin, here are some of the 2017 event's highlights.
State officials who oversee elections have formally objected to a DHS designation of America's electoral system as critical infrastructure. The National Association of Secretaries of State is asking DHS Secretary John Kelly to rescind the designation made by his predecessor, Jeh Johnson.
To help prepare for ever-evolving cyber threats, healthcare entities need to learn from the security practices of other sectors, says Lucia Savage, former chief privacy officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
The honeymoon period for smaller players in cybersecurity is nearing an end, predicts Trend Micro CTO Raimund Genes. Achieving profitability has proven to be challenging for startups, while more established companies are thriving, he contends.
Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom plans to appeal a New Zealand High Court ruling that found him and three colleagues eligible for extradition to the U.S. The four men are charged with profiting by allowing the trade of copyright-protected content on their file-sharing platform.
A new website is now available for reporting medical device vulnerabilities, says Dale Nordenberg, M.D., executive director of the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium, who explains how MD-VIPER works in this in-depth interview.
Amidst the increasing security chaos facing individuals and organizations, one of the dominant themes at this year's RSA Conference was the need for information security professionals to do more, bringing order to enterprise IT security as well as by influencing public policy.
New York has become the first state to impose a cybersecurity regulation on financial institutions and insurers. Will other states follow with their own regulations to strengthen security in these business sectors?
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features updates from RSA Conference 2017 on emerging technologies, the forthcoming White House cybersecurity executive order and Microsoft's call for a "Digital Geneva Convention."
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