The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued new guidance for designing cryptographic key management systems that describes topics designers should consider when developing specifications.
Creating circles of trust - networks of IT security professionals who rely on one another - is a key element in forthcoming National Institute of Standards and Technology guidance on incident response.
NIST is developing risk management guidance on the IT supply chain that says organizations should take an incremental approach and ensure that they first reach a base maturity level in organizational practices.
In the wake of Arbor Network's recent discovery of a new botnet that's brute-forcing passwords on WordPress sites, security experts, including Nick Levay of Bit9, recommend beefing up password security on web applications.
It's an increasingly common question from CEOs. "How is our security program protecting the business?" Pamela Gupta of OutSecure shares insight on what CISOs should demonstrate when they answer that question.
HHS proposes that state insurance exchanges report data breaches within one hour after discovering them. CIO Curt Kwak of the Washington state exchange explains why compliance with such a rule would be challenging.
Consolidating Microsoft Active Directory isn't just a technical challenge, but a personnel one as well. Just ask Johnson Matthey's Steve Way, who had to calm dozens of administrators he labels as "masters of their own universe."