The panel would review the latest intelligence and communications technologies to determine the risk of unauthorized disclosure to national security and foreign policy, as well as assess the need to maintain the public trust.
Though others deemed Bruce McConnell as one of the government's most innovative security thought-leaders, he says his vision of how best to secure IT evolved during his just-ended 4-year tenure at DHS as a senior cybersecurity policymaker.
Organizations won't effectively share cyberthreat intelligence until they have more efficient ways of gathering and prioritizing data, says EMC's Kathleen Moriarty, author of a new report about information sharing weaknesses.
In the wake of the NSA leak by former systems administrator Edward Snowden, how can organizations limit the amount of data access offered to those managing IT systems? Former CIA CISO Robert Bigman explains.
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.
What do TV's The Big Bang Theory, the computer game Call of Duty and traveling have in common? They're the top leisure pursuits enjoyed by IT security professionals. But what are other common attributes?
The Obama administration is floating the idea that critical infrastructure owners would more likely adopt voluntary security best practices if the government engages the insurance industry to help develop its cybersecurity framework.
Educating customers about financial fraud and scams is not a nice-to-have; it's a necessity. If your customers won't protect themselves, then no campaign your organization puts forward will succeed, says BankWest's Patti Broer.
Phyllis Schneck, the next deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security, comes to the job with a different set of experiences than her predecessors - and that could prove valuable.
The best ideas to secure the Internet do not come from the top-down government approach imposed by some foreign governments, but from the openness derived by a multi-stakeholder process, says Christopher Painter, America's top cyber diplomat.
While user education is valuable, needed and helpful, there is one problem with this approach - it only partially works, and partially working is simply not good enough, security expert George Tubin contends.
Online account takeover occurs when an unauthorized party gains access to an existing bank account by stealing the access credentials and is followed almost invariably by the illegal movements of funds. In today's increasingly connected world, the growth in connectivity, convenience, speed, technology adoption, and...