The National Institute of Standards and Technology is establishing the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, a public-private collaboration aimed at accelerating the widespread adoption of integrated cybersecurity tools and technologies.
The insider threat: It's a top challenge for any organization, and it's a hot topic for RSA Conference attendees. Dawn Cappelli and Randy Trzeciak preview their new book, The CERT Guide to Insider Threats.
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.