In 2013, attackers proved that sophisticated DDoS attacks could be launched as effective disruptions and distractions. What are the evolving solutions that now help organizations mitigate these strikes?
With information freely available about anyone on the Internet, ISACA's Robert Stroud says security professionals need to better monitor and control how personal information is being accessed and used.
The healthcare industry is becoming a bigger target for cybercriminals, so cyber-attack drills planned for this year are an important step toward identifying security best practices, says Ray Biondo, CISO of insurer Health Care Service Corp.
Technology is the biggest challenge to ethics and compliance in organizations today, says Deloitte's Keith Darcy. "We have the capacity to do things before we ever consider the ethical consequences ..."
President Obama faces a dilemma in deciding whether to prohibit the National Security Agency from tinkering with encryption as one way to collect intelligence data from adversaries who threaten to harm America.
In a speech revealing new limits on the way intelligence agencies collect telephone metadata, President Obama also announced a comprehensive review of how government and business are confronting the challenges inherent in big data.
From new malware to the Target breach, cyber-attacks reached an all-time high in 2013, says Cisco's Annual Security Report. Cyberthreat expert Levi Gundert tells how organizations can regain the advantage in 2014.
A bill that backers say would fortify the IT security of the nation's critical infrastructure and government by codifying, strengthening and providing oversight of the mission of the DHS has cleared its first hurdle.
Because of increasing cyber-attacks against government agencies, the inspector general says it's crucial for the State Department to address the continuing weaknesses in its information security program.