Wikipedia.org founder Jimmy Wales pledges to shutter the online encyclopedia from midnight Tuesday to midnight Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation before Congress that he contends would threaten Internet freedom if enacted.
People with good analytical backgrounds that understand regulatory compliance are in demand. Their counterparts - defenders of IT systems - will always be in demand.
"We need the tens of thousands that can manage those defenders and then we need 100,000 that are out there learning the trade, that are passionate...
Pace University's Seidenberg Cyber Security Institute plans to leverage public-private partnerships - a challenge for educational institutions. How will the institute help the private and public sectors meet their security needs?
Funding would be through NIST's Small Business Innovation Research program that fuels technological innovation by strengthening the role small business plays in bringing to market innovations derived from federal R&D.
Given the plethora of guidance available, individual operators of the nation's critical infrastructure may be challenged in identifying the guidance that is most effective in improving their security posture, GAO's Gregory Wilshusen says.
With the spotlight on federal budget cutting, two Republican senators are pressing the acting head of the Medicare and Medicaid programs to start outlining her anti-fraud efforts aimed at eliminating waste.
The controls create a baseline to properly address the unique elements of authorizing cloud products and services, including multi-tenancy, control of an infrastructure and shared resource pooling, Homeland Security CIO Richard Spires says.
Employment among IT security professionals in the U.S. rose significantly throughout 2011, as unemployment virtually was nonexistent among those with cybersecurity skills, according to our analysis of government data.