Unlike previous presidential campaigns, cybersecurity will be raised by candidates on the hustings, although the issue likely won't play a big role in determining the election. Two GOP candidates - Marco Rubio and Rand Paul - already have broached the topic.
Caffeine junkies are up in arms over reports that criminals have been targeting their Starbucks account balances. But the real story is poor password-picking practices by consumers, and Starbucks' lack of multi-factor authentication.
Automating the process of excising personally identifiable information when sharing data is a challenge that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hopes to overcome. DARPA will spend up to $60 million to fund projects to address the problem.
As organizations increasingly focus on securing critical data, they mustn't overlook one huge vulnerability: enterprise email. Steven Malone of Mimecast discusses the latest in unified email management.
The House on April 23 passed a second cyberthreat information sharing bill, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act. Now it will be combined with the previously approved Protecting Cyber Networks Act before it's sent to the Senate.
How badly does the president want Congress to enact cyberthreat information-sharing legislation? Despite concerns over provisions of two bills, the White House isn't threatening vetoes as it did in previous congresses when raising similar objections.
Mark Clancy, CEO of Soltra, which provides an automated information sharing platform, says banks and credit unions that don't share threat intelligence will never advance their information risk management practices.
Attitudes about cyberthreat information sharing, as well as attack attribution, have dramatically changed in the last 18 months, says the FS-ISAC's Bill Nelson, a featured speaker at RSA Conference 2015.
With India facing a major staffing deficit in cybersecurity, the National Security Database is redoubling its efforts to organize a credible workforce. Director Rajshekhar Murthy shares these initiatives.
After beating back amendments by Democratic members to limit liability protections for businesses, the House Homeland Security Committee on
April 14 unanimously approved cyberthreat information sharing legislation on a voice vote.
The House Intelligence Committee has approved cyberthreat information sharing legislation that its leaders developed. Meanwhile, a national data breach notification bill has been introduced that's modeled on language proposed by the White House.
Add the Protecting Cyber Networks Act to the growing list of cyberthreat information sharing legislation pending before Congress. Lawmakers are now considering four measures, all designed to help thwart data breaches.