With incentives, the government aims to entice power utilities, water infrastructure, and transportation networks to sign onto its upcoming Cybersecurity Framework. Read this article by Dara Kerr on CNET News.
A journalist who thought the FBI raided her house because they saw her Google searches turned out to be wrong, but the incident highlights the lack of trust and culture of paranoia that NSA surveillance has created.
As the space agency increasingly moves more data to the cloud, a new report says it hasn't met proper security requirements and 'potentially put NASA systems and data stored in the cloud at risk.' Read this article by Dara Kerr on CNET News.
Unauthorized use of cloud computing storage services in two departments of Oregon Health & Science University has resulted in the organization notifying more than 3,000 patients that protected health information may have been compromised.
A new web application attack report reveals that retailers suffer twice as many SQL injection attacks as other industries, and that one website received 94,000 attack requests in 24 hours – or 26 attack requests per minute.
(Reuters) - Health insurer WellPoint Inc agreed to pay a fine of $1.7 million for allowing health and other personal information from hundreds of thousands of people to be accessed over the Internet, the...
Looking to spur application developers into showing more security stewardship, Microsoft has announced a new security policy for store apps that establishes a timeline for developers to fix security vulnerabilities in their applications.
Following Black Hat and revelations about the lack of security on medical devices, I asked one of our information security gurus, Mike Johnsen, for his input on the possibility of a risk management framework for civilian hospitals similar to what...
State surveillance is not new, but today fights against terrorism. Many are against government spying, while some are apathetic. But even if you believe you have 'nothing to hide,' your government may still think you do.
IT should ignore the naysayers and consider adopting the Google Chromebook. That's the conclusion of a Forrester Research Report that looked at the future of the networked computer in the enterprise...
Cybercrimes may cost the global economy US$100 billion to US$500 billion, and over 500,000 jobs in the U.S., due to various factors such as reputation damage, consumer losses, and service disruption costs.