The rise in hacktivism and data breaches changed the information security landscape. These incidents also influenced the content of RSA Conference 2012, says Hugh Thompson, event program committee chair.
Cloud-computing service provider contracts, for most businesses and government customers, are take-it-or-leave it propositions, so organizations must approach a services agreement cautiously, IT security lawyer FranÃ§oise Gilbert says.
NIST's latest guidance adds controls that reflect the rapidly changing computing environment, but the fundamentals of implementing controls haven't changed, Senior Fellow Ross says in a video interview.
Federal officials have released a final rule setting guidelines, including privacy and security provisions, for state insurance exchanges, called for under healthcare reform, which must begin operating by 2014.