A new study shows the accuracy of facial recognition algorithms has markedly improved over the past three years, though one of the report's authors suggests they're not at the level to be a highly reliable form of authentication.
A U.S. House committee is investigating security firm Tiversa over allegedly inaccurate information it provided to the Federal Trade Commission in its battle with medical test lab LabMD over data security.
The U.S. federal government's top telecommunications regulator is proposing a "new regulatory paradigm" by calling on communications providers to step up and assume new responsibilities to manage cyber-risks.
Joy Pritts, the first chief privacy officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, is leaving the job after four years in the position. The move comes as ONC is revamping its structure.
Although restaurant chain P.F. Chang's has not yet confirmed a breach, several researchers say they believe the chain suffered a malware attack similar to those that compromised Target, Neiman Marcus and Sally Beauty.
Breaking down silos should help organizations mitigate vulnerabilities introduced into their systems from the information and communications technology supply chain, says the co-author of new guidance from NIST.
As the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT thinks through care models and broader issues of big data, Karen DeSalvo, head of the office, says it's striving to ensure privacy and security for patients.
A second economic espionage campaign has been tied to a Chinese military hacking team. But does that attribution help businesses, or just highlight security firms battling for government cybersecurity spending?