The White House Office of Management and Budget, in its yearly Federal Information Security Management Act report to Congress, gives departments and agencies mixed grades in their efforts to secure federal IT for fiscal year 2011.
Jason Clark, CSO of Websense, has spent a significant amount of time meeting with over 400 CSOs. From his interactions, Clark offers his advice on how chief information security officers can be more effective.
Apple's introduction of its third iteration of the iPad e-tablet, coupled with the growing popularity of cloud computing, could lead to new methods of enterprise computing and IT security, Delaware Chief Security Officer Elayne Starkey says.
A network of cancer hospitals that has relied heavily on laptop computers for clinicians accessing electronic health records is phasing in iPads and iPhones. Learn what steps it's taking to mitigate the security risks involved.
WLANs often have weaker configurations and authentication processes that make them vulnerable for attackers to penetrate and gain access to sensitive information. New guidance from NIST is aimed at helping organizations meet security challenges.
As part of its ongoing effort to identify privacy and security best practices for the use of mobile devices in healthcare, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is soliciting comments on the issue through March 30.
No one - not even a security vendor - is immune to cyber attacks. "It's not a question of if or when companies will face an attack, but how they're going to defend against it," says Symantec's Francis deSouza.