The massive initiative to deploy continuous monitoring at U.S. federal government agencies will be done in phases, with the initial rollout occurring over three years, the Department of Homeland Security's John Streufert says.
With lawmakers heading back to Washington, the Senate likely will take a piecemeal approach to cybersecurity legislation, says Jacob Olcott, the former counsel to a committee whose leaders introduced a draft bill.
Federal indictments tied to global fraud schemes prove law enforcement is cracking down, says former federal prosecutor Kim Peretti. But increasingly these schemes are targeting smaller merchants - a worrisome trend.
It's time to start thinking about the next wave of DDoS attacks, says Neustar's Rodney Joffe. And it's time for other critical infrastructure industries - not just banks - to assess their risks.
In late July, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters announced the launch of Phase 4 of distributed-denial-of-service attacks...
A new cross-device malware strain that has been linked to last year's High Roller attacks is defeating dual-factor authentication. Experts explain why banking institutions worldwide should be on alert.
A final rule spelling out requirements for state health insurance exchanges drops a proposed requirement that breaches must be reported within an hour of discovery, relying on language in contracts instead.
As victims of cyber-attacks on their domain name systems providers, The New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post UK may have opened themselves and their customers to more nefarious threats, a leading IT security expert says.