"Security as a business enabler" was the mantra echoing through the recently concluded 2014 Infosecurity Europe conference in London, a message that should have been heeded by top executives at retailer Target last year.
The No. 1 reason Congress, after five years of intensive efforts, has yet to enact comprehensive cybersecurity legislation is differences over how much liability protection to grant businesses to get them to share cyberthreat information.
As Congressional leaders look for answers about why U.S. card security is failing, there hasn't been enough discussion surround why EMV can't easily fix our system. And the card brands have been conspicuously absent from the debate.
Federal authorities are warning banking institutions and government agencies about a wave of DDoS attacks that could strike on 9/11. Learn what steps the FBI suggests should be taken to mitigate the threat.
Here are some questions we'd like to ask the former systems administrator at the National Security Agency to learn more about the motivation behind his leak of the U.S. government's top-secret information collection programs.
Congress is highly unlikely to enact new laws to require industry to adhere to cybersecurity regulations. But that hasn't stopped a fierce debate among lawmakers and security experts on the value of such rules.
Breach statistics for 2012 show DDoS attacks dramatically increased in all sectors, says Verizon's Dave Ostertag. "If your organization, company or agency has a presence on the Internet, you're a potential victim now."
If the hacking community judges the planned OpUSA cyber-attack a success, it could spur more nefarious actors to try more vicious disruptions of U.S. websites, a Department of Homeland Security alert says.