Cybersecurity Act sponsors intensify their campaign to enact the legislation that would change the way the government protects critical federal and private-sector IT networks as a group of key Republican senators offers an alternative bill.
Incidents of card data exposure, such as Citibank's recent online breach, get regulators' attention. And sources say banking examiners are increasingly asking tougher questions about the protection of consumer data.
Concerns expressed by the National Security Agency director come at a time when Congress is split over the role government should perform in determining the security of the mostly privately owned national critical IT infrastructure.
Michael Benardo of the FDIC says banking institutions can expect more scrutiny about the due diligence they conduct on payments processors and merchants. What are the top risks institutions must address?
RSA Chief Technologist Sam Curry defends the company's approach to public-key cryptography after researchers suggest a flaw in its encryption algorithm, contending the problem exists elsewhere in the security chain.