As IPv6, the new Internet protocol, moves closer to implementation, security options will be enhanced, says EMC researcher Davi Ottenheimer. But what about the new challenges? Here, he reviews what to expect.
What's most fascinating about the nomination of Suzanne Spaulding to be undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security's National Protection and Programs Directorate is the fact that many of those in the know didn't realize the post was vacant.
The hotline, the communications link established between Washington and Moscow during the Cold War to avert a nuclear war, is being used to warn of potential cyber and environmental crises, the State Department's Christopher Painter says.
The Sept. 23 enforcement deadline for the HIPAA Omnibus Rule is less than two months away. Privacy and security experts offer tips for what needs to get done now in order to meet compliance milestones.
NSA Deputy Director John Inglis tells a Senate panel that the agency neither fired nor admonished any personnel in connection with the leak by Edward Snowden of details about top-secret intelligence-gathering programs.
A judge finds WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy but convicts him on other charges. How will the mixed verdict sway NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's decision on whether to remain on the lam?
A draft of a healthcare-specific version of the upcoming NIST Cybersecurity Framework will be unveiled this fall. Find out why some CISOs say it could help them address specific data security concerns.
How were four Russians and a Ukrainian allegedly able to steal more than 160 million payment card numbers from corporate networks over seven years? An indictment announced by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman provides details.
By being transparent, federal government agencies can minimize public concern that government monitors individual speech and action on social media, new guidance from the U.S. federal CIO Council advises.
A big security mistake medical device vendors make is failing to adequately address that their wireless products will connect to other systems, says security expert Jay Radcliffe, who has reported concerns about insulin pumps to the FDA.