When it comes to safeguarding the privacy and security of healthcare information, smaller clinics, as well as patients who use telehealth technologies, face considerable challenges because of a lack of expertise, says researcher David Kotz.
Every second, 80 "things" are being connected to the Internet, and ISACA's Rob Stroud says that requires information security professionals to identify and mitigate threats, protect individuals' privacy and manage access.
Do you know how many government agencies or, for that matter, critical infrastructure operations that have been attacked online? Neither does Congress. But some senators have introduced legislation to find out.
New payment card security standards issued by the PCI Council include a number of improvements, plus some glaring omissions, such as requirements for mobile, security experts say. What are their chief concerns?
As Michigan deploys its Cyber Civilian Corps, the state will need to address some of the same challenges the federal government faces in sharing cyberthreat information between the government and the private sector, state CIO David Behen says.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology continues to collaborate with the National Security Agency on its IT security guidance even as it investigates whether the spy agency meddled with one of its special publications.
Mobile security is no longer about managing devices, says Ian McWilton of Moka5. The real trick is to secure corporate assets through containerization solutions that reduce costs and improve user experience.
NIST is revising its 3-year-old smart-grid guidance to address technological and policy changes that have made the power grid more susceptible to vulnerabilities and threatened utility customers' privacy.
Banking executives were among the CEOs who met with President Obama at the White House to discuss cybersecurity strategies. Paul Smocer of BITS explains how this discussion may pay off for financial institutions.