Nearly five years after announcing a competition to develop a new cryptographic hash algorithm, the National Institute of Standards and Technology announces a winner that was designed by a team of European scientists.
The continuing loss of data to China suggests that the federal government should carefully assess the cybersecurity implications associated with the expansion of Chinese cloud and mobile providers in the U.S.
An advisory panel wants a multi-factor authentication requirement included in Stage 3 of the HITECH Act electronic health record program. Find out under what circumstances that requirement would apply.
A federal advisory committee has expressed support for the concept of eventually requiring multi-factor authentication for clinicians and other individuals involved in certain riskier electronic health information transactions.
The Privacy and Security Tiger Team is hammering out recommendations for how best to authenticate the identities of physicians and other individuals who electronically exchange health information. Find out what's under consideration.
Israel is being blamed - or, perhaps, taking credit - for the creation of Flame, the sophisticated cyberspyware that has targeted organizations in the Middle East, especially its mortal enemy, the government of Iran.