The National Institute of Standards and Technology continues to collaborate with the National Security Agency on its IT security guidance even as it investigates whether the spy agency meddled with one of its special publications.
A significant uptick in traffic linked to an Internet port known as "port zero" is likely among the first signs of a massive and targeted attack against remote servers and networks worldwide, one threat researcher says.
The medical device industry faces four significant privacy and security challenges that pose potential threats to patients as well as manufacturers, says Michael McNeil, global security and privacy leader at Medtronic.
Mobile security is no longer about managing devices, says Ian McWilton of Moka5. The real trick is to secure corporate assets through containerization solutions that reduce costs and improve user experience.
As major cloud vendors, including Salesforce, integrate identity and access management features into their platforms, security professionals must size up the role that stand-alone IAM systems will play in the long run.
NIST is revising its 3-year-old smart-grid guidance to address technological and policy changes that have made the power grid more susceptible to vulnerabilities and threatened utility customers' privacy.
The settlement of a class action lawsuit against AvMed, a health plan company, stemming from a 2009 data breach, is significant because it awards payments to those who were not victims of identity theft.