Whether intentional or not, software features have the potential to leak sensitive information, corrupt data or reduce system availability. The National Institute of Standards and Technology's latest guidance aims to help organizations minimize vulnerabilities.
The Privacy and Security Tiger Team is hammering out recommendations for how best to authenticate the identities of physicians and other individuals who electronically exchange health information. Find out what's under consideration.
Today's malware threats are designed to quietly and slowly spread to other hosts, gathering information over extended periods of time that leads to exfiltration of sensitive data and creates havoc. Here's what NIST says organizations should do.
President Obama endorses the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 despite the removal of provisions from an earlier version of the bill that would have given the federal government authority to regulate the mostly privately owned critical national IT infrastructure.
At a time when information security sees record growth - in every sector, there are more open positions than professionals to fill them - ISMG's new Job Board offers new resources to job seekers and employers alike.
Debate surrounding the Cybersecurity Act has focused on whether the government should regulate privately owned, critical IT systems. But the bill also would make significant changes on how government governs IT security, co-sponsor Sen. Tom Carper says. See how.