Many organizations aren't devoting enough resources to ensure that applications for mobile devices are secure, says security expert Jeff Williams. He offers five tips for adequately addressing mobile application security.
The social network Myspace has settled with the Federal Trade Commission over misrepresenting its privacy policies by sharing personally identifiable information with advertisers without first getting permission from users.
Though not perfect, says House Cybersecurity Co-Chair Jim Langevin, D-R.I., "CISPA represents an important good-faith effort to come together as a necessary first step toward better cybersecurity for our nation."
Partisan bickering surrounding a bill aimed at protecting the nation's critical IT infrastructure is the likely reason the measure will not come up for a vote in the lower chamber this week, as representatives debate four other cybersecurity bills.
Rep. Dan Lungren introduced an amendment to his onetime bipartisan cybersecurity bill that won only the backing of fellow Republicans with Democratic members of the House Homeland Security Committee objecting to the changes.