More than one-quarter of the U.S. Senate is asking the national intelligence director to reveal more information to the public regarding the government's programs to collect massive amounts of data on communications of ordinary Americans.
A side benefit of consolidating the military's 15,000 networks is the need for fewer systems administrators. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says that should help diminish the insider threat.
Whether or not Congress enacts cyberthreat intelligence sharing legislation, the IT security community is moving forward with its own information sharing initiatives, MS-ISAC Chairman William Pelgrin says.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, a unit of the Department of Health and Human Services, has offered Congress a glimpse at its security and privacy priorities for next year. Let us know what you think of the to-do list.
Most organizations rate their mobile device security efforts as poor, in need of improvement or just adequate, according to the latest ISMG survey. So where are the security gaps? Malcolm Harkins of Intel offers insights.
Here are some questions we'd like to ask the former systems administrator at the National Security Agency to learn more about the motivation behind his leak of the U.S. government's top-secret information collection programs.
Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are perfect weapons for cybercriminals and political adversaries, says Prolexic's Scott Hammack, who explains why any organization with an online presence should brace itself for attacks.
A national provider directory now in development will help pave the way for secure health information exchange, says David Whitlinger of the New York eHealth Collaborative, which is leading the effort.