IT security practitioners who employ the RSA public-private key cryptography needn't lose sleep about its efficacy, despite new research that raises questions on how it creates large prime numbers to generate secret keys, IT security authority Gene Spafford says.
Jason Clark, CSO of Websense, has met recently with 400 CSOs. In a pre-RSA Conference interview, he discusses how security leaders can be more effective when facing mobile security and other challenges.
Sens. Joseph Lieberman and John McCain, often legislative allies, spar over provisions of a major cybersecurity bill that McCain contends unduly burdens business with regulations and that Democratic leaders want to rush to enact.
One of the most important ways to prevent breaches is to make widespread use of encryption, especially for mobile devices and media, says security expert Melodi Mosley Gates. Here are few practical tips for leaders.
To kick off a year-long effort to develop best practice guidance, the Department of Health and Human Services will host a roundtable discussion March 16 on safeguarding health information on mobile devices.
RSA Conference 2012 opens Feb. 27 in San Francisco, and for the third straight year Information Security Media Group will be a Platinum Media Sponsor. What's on the agenda at this world-class security event?
NIST's Ron Ross will be quite busy at RSA Conference 2012, not only promoting revised guidance on security and privacy controls to be unveiled at the securing conclave, but also participating in a panel on one of his favorite topics: continuous monitoring.
What are the top emerging fraud threats via mobile banking, and how must security leaders respond? In an RSA Conference preview, Julie McNelley of the Aite Group offers tips for fighting the newest threats.