Highly publicized breaches at Facebook, Twitter, the New York Times and other organizations in recent weeks suggest there's a new normal in the cyberthreat arena. But the onetime head of U.S. CERT, Mischel Kwon, doesn't think so.
Ron Ross, the NIST computer scientist who heads the initiative that is revising the guidance, characterizes the updated publication as the most comprehensive one since the initial catalogue of controls was issued in 2005.
A strategic security analyst from Mandiant, the company that's examining recent hacks from the inside, explains why such cyber-assaults will likely intensify under the leadership of China's new president, Xi Jinping.
The new omnibus rule makes it clear that business associates must comply with HIPAA. And the latest additions to the federal health data breach tally put a spotlight on why some BAs need to improve patient data protection.
The FFIEC has issued proposed risk management guidance for the use of social media. Find out about the key recommendations, and why experts say the guidance could prove valuable to banking institutions.