You can be outraged that the NSA collects Internet communications records of U.S. citizens. But don't be surprised, says sociologist William Staples. This is just one example of our "culture of surveillance."
Many healthcare providers and their business associates have a long way to go with their HIPAA compliance efforts. But two new resources from federal regulators could help pave the way to better security.
Governments and others using cloud-based services should keep 10 security tips in mind, including making sure they can maintain control of their data if a service provider goes bankrupt, says Dimitra Liveri, co-author of a new report.
NIST will soon start writing the "final" version of its cybersecurity framework, a guide to information security best practices for operators of the nation's critical infrastructure. But should it be beta tested?
Joy Pritts, chief privacy officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, offers insights on the best ways to prevent data breaches involving lost or stolen devices or records snooping.
National policies regarding cybersecurity can have a positive or negative effect on global trade efforts, says Allan Friedman, research director of the Brookings Institution's Center for Technology Innovation.
The White House is intensifying its effort to get federal agencies to adopt continuous monitoring and move away from the paper-based checklist compliance they've followed for a decade under the Federal Information Security Management Act.