A proposed directive requiring the reporting of serious cyber-attacks to national authorities could add complexity to organizations operating online in the European Union, says IT security lawyer FranÃ§ois Gilbert.
President Obama, in his State of the Union address, says the executive order will strengthen the nation's cyberdefenses by increasing information sharing with business and developing standards to protect national security and privacy.
For the fourth consecutive year, Information Security Media Group will be a Platinum Media Sponsor of the RSA Conference. And for the fifth straight year, ISMG editors will host staged sessions at the event.
Security threats to healthcare organizations are on the rise - and so are regulatory requirements. Kim Singletary of McAfee discusses the top breach prevention and response challenges for healthcare organizations in 2013.
We've seen user-driven trends such as BYOD before, says Kevin Flynn of Fortinet. And if organizations remember past security lessons, they will avoid falling prey to mistakes that could lead to breaches.
National Institute of Standards and Technology's Jeremy Grant says the government will fund pilot projects to accelerate progress toward the creation of improved, interoperable systems for secure, privacy-enhancing trusted online credentials.