The No. 1 reason Congress, after five years of intensive efforts, has yet to enact comprehensive cybersecurity legislation is differences over how much liability protection to grant businesses to get them to share cyberthreat information.
Bowing to strong public concerns about privacy, President Obama and a bipartisan group of House members separately introduced plans to eliminate the National Security Agency's bulk collection of citizens' phone records.
A report prepared for a Senate committee provides an extensive analysis of how retailer Target Corp. possibly missed several opportunities to prevent the massive data breach that compromised the credit card details of millions of customers.
Mobility has driven the rise of containerization as a security strategy for employee-owned devices. But what about for contractors? Kimber Spradlin of Moka 5 discusses how to mitigate third-party risks.
As the California Department of Motor Vehicles continues its investigation into a possible breach of its online payments processing system, financial services industry sources explain why a link to recent retailer breaches is unlikely.
When a former U.S. president acknowledges that he won't use e-mail to correspond with foreign leaders to avoid snooping by the NSA, you know the image of America as a bastion of freedom - at least online - has dropped a few more notches.
Palo Alto Networks announces it will acquire the Israeli-based cybersecurity firm Cyvera, continuing the recent trend of mergers and acquisitions among cybersecurity vendors. Find out how much the deal is worth.
Security experts are sizing up the challenges that would be involved in implementing a federal government proposal to continuously monitor employees and contractors with security clearances in hopes of preventing leaks of sensitive information.
The investigation of the disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370 is raising issues that are very similar to those considered in cybersecurity cases, ranging from the insider threat to deleting data from a computer.
Banking institutions should be evaluating zero-day vulnerability risks posed by Microsoft's dropping of support next month for Windows XP. But experts say their biggest concern should be how those vulnerabilities will affect customers and vendors.
New guidance from FinCEN addresses know-your-customer concerns surrounding financial transactions linked to legal marijuana businesses. Anti-money-laundering expert Kevin Sullivan sorts through the advice.
Speculation surrounding the cause of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hasn't included the possibility of a cyber-attack. But one cybersecurity expert contends hacking an airliner is feasible.