Every second, 80 "things" are being connected to the Internet, and ISACA's Rob Stroud says that requires information security professionals to identify and mitigate threats, protect individuals' privacy and manage access.
As efforts to fix technical glitches on the HealthCare.gov website for Obamacare continue, taking steps to ensure security should be a top priority. Otherwise, efforts to build trust in the system will fail.
New payment card security standards issued by the PCI Council include a number of improvements, plus some glaring omissions, such as requirements for mobile, security experts say. What are their chief concerns?
Organizations must guard against making three common mistakes when conducting an investigation of a data breach or fraud incident, says attorney Kim Peretti, a former Department of Justice cybercrime prosecutor.
Curt Kwak, CIO of the Washington state health insurance exchange, explains the steps his team took to help ensure the launch went relatively smoothly, paving the way for thousands to sign up for insurance.
Federal advisers are hammering out recommendations, including potential technology pilot projects, for how to best implement a HITECH Act mandate to update requirements for an accounting of disclosures of protected health information.
New requirements to mitigate payment card risks posed by third parties, such as cloud providers and payment processors, are a focal point of the PCI Security Standards Council's updated data security standard.
As Michigan deploys its Cyber Civilian Corps, the state will need to address some of the same challenges the federal government faces in sharing cyberthreat information between the government and the private sector, state CIO David Behen says.