The House is getting ready to vote on a slew of cybersecurity bills, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies' James Lewis provides the skinny on the measures and their chances of passage.
Securing the massive amounts of data swamping organizations, a trend known as big data, can be addressed, in part, by organizations simply getting rid of data no longer needed, Grant Thornton's Danny Miller says.
What's the best strategy for communications after a data breach, like the one suffered by Global Payments Inc.? Bob Carr, CEO of Heartland Payment Systems, discusses what to say in the weeks following a breach.
To respond to a security incident, an organization must first be aware of it. But too many intrusions go undetected, says Rob Lee of SANS Institute. That's the first problem that needs to be addressed.
"Regulation drives spending," says George Tubin of GT Advisors. "You're in a situation where the regulators are telling you, 'You have to do something; you have to make improvements.' Therefore, the bank has to spend some money on technology."
The proposed rules for Stage 2 of the HITECH Act electronic health record incentive program "are going to bring a lot of new and challenging privacy and security issues to the forefront," says attorney Adam Greene.
IPv6, known to some as the new Internet, is architected to be safer than IPv4, but that doesn't mean organizations shouldn't take steps to assure the security in Internet Protocol version 6, American Registry for Internet Numbers' John Curran says.