As new state health insurance exchanges gear up for open enrollment Oct. 1, privacy expert Chris Rasmussen asks whether regulators will miss the deadline for a risk analysis of a key data services hub.
Bruce McConnell, who just stepped down as one of the federal government's top cybersecurity policymakers, says he understands why some lawmakers don't trust DHS with significant authority to safeguard government IT.
While organizations wait for possible cyberthreat intelligence sharing legislation, the community is proactively working to share valuable information among different industries, says MS-ISAC Chairman Will Pelgrin.
Breaches are expensive, embarrassing and entice additional scrutiny from regulators and consumers alike. By taking eight key steps, you can protect private information and lessen the impact of breaches when they occur.
As NIST continues to develop a cybersecurity framework that mostly private operators of the nation's critical infrastructure could voluntarily adopt, what are the key gaps that still need to be filled?
When it comes to the impending Sept. 23 HIPAA Omnibus enforcement deadline, many smaller organizations are making serious progress - or seriously procrastinating, says compliance expert Margie Satinsky.
The panel would review the latest intelligence and communications technologies to determine the risk of unauthorized disclosure to national security and foreign policy, as well as assess the need to maintain the public trust.
Though others deemed Bruce McConnell as one of the government's most innovative security thought-leaders, he says his vision of how best to secure IT evolved during his just-ended 4-year tenure at DHS as a senior cybersecurity policymaker.
The Federal CIO Council will trim its committees from six to three to focus its efforts on IT security, portfolio management and innovation. Each committee will report to a 14-member executive committee chaired by Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel.
In the wake of the NSA leak by former systems administrator Edward Snowden, how can organizations limit the amount of data access offered to those managing IT systems? Former CIA CISO Robert Bigman explains.