This one was almost predictable.
We were just days away from Aug. 1, the date after which the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) would start enforcing compliance with the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.
Then came the announcement from the FTC that it's going to extend the deadline. Again.
Looking for summer reading?
Just finished a new book, "Late Edition," by one of my favorite writers, Bob Greene. This is a touching, often funny memoir of Greene's days as a newspaper rookie in Columbus, Ohio in the 1960s.
To be filed under the category of "One small step, one giant leap ..."
It's just come to my attention that when President Obama revealed his administration's cybersecurity policy at the end of May, the document's introduction featured a prominent reference to an article published on our sites in February of this...
So, General Motors files for bankruptcy today. Whoever thought such an event would unfold in our lifetimes - that the U.S. leader in one of the top industries of the 20th century would sputter into the 21st and end up broken down beside the road, like a car whose owner neglected to heed the "Check engine" light?
It's "tweet" time! Information Security Media Group (ISMG) has just registered with Twitter.com to start providing regular updates to audience members who also are enjoying the tweet life.
OK, so I know some of you out there are still kinda dying to know, but don't dare to ask - what is Twitter?
OK, so today's the day.
After two months of anxious anticipation, today is May 19, the deadline Visa set for financial institutions to file fraud claims related to the Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) data breach.
I'd like to think we saved the best for last.
This past Friday, as the annual RSA Conference concluded, I presented the results of our annual Banking Information Security Today survey to a surprisingly packed house of banking/security leaders, regulators, consultants and vendors.
She did a Geithner.
In making her first public appearance since delivering her long-awaited cybersecurity review to President Obama last week, Melissa Hathaway took to the stage at the RSA Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday. And she did exactly what Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was criticized for when...
Observations from day one of the RSA Conference.
Edgar Allan Poe might be the conference theme, but the topic everybody is talking about? Government.
From financial regulatory reform and compliance to the Obama Administration on cybersecurity, attendees and sponsors alike all are talking about the convergence of...
And so it begins ...
As this morning dawns on San Francisco, so begins the 2009 edition of the RSA Conference.
As anyone in information security can tell you, this is the Mardi Gras, the Super Bowl, the event in the industry. It's where security professionals from all walks of the public and private sectors come...