Georgia Tech Research Institute is beta testing a malware intelligence system that research scientist Chris Smoak contends will help corporate and government security officials share information about the attacks they confront.
Schmidt, speaking at the Gartner Security Summit, reflected on his tenure as a special assistant to the president, including his role promoting an international cybersecurity strategy, online trusted identities initiative and IT security education.
New privacy and security guidance for federally funded health information exchanges provides a good framework, but must be phased in over time, says Andrew VanZee, director of an Indiana HIE initiative.
Big data isn't about size, says Gartner's Neil MacDonald. It's much bigger: Big data is about volume, velocity, variety and complexity, and requires new approaches on how information is used to secure digital assets.
FTC settlement agreements in two cases involving data exposed on peer-to-peer networks offer a reminder of the risks involved in using the networks. Social Security numbers, healthcare information and other personal details were exposed.
If you'd like to avoid being subjected to a federally mandated biennial data security audit for the next 20 years, you might want to make sure no one in your organization is using peer-to-peer networks.