Online attacks aimed at major U.S. banks have helped to heighten industry cooperation and information sharing. But experts say not all attacks are equal, and understanding the motivation behind the attack is key.
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, in a letter to Fortune 500 company CEOs, queries them about their businesses' IT security practices and wonders if they agree with efforts by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to block a vote on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012.
Financial institutions are now at high risk of cyberattack, according to the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center. What can institutions do to protect themselves from new threats?
The continuing loss of data to China suggests that the federal government should carefully assess the cybersecurity implications associated with the expansion of Chinese cloud and mobile providers in the U.S.
A Twitter posting by an individual claiming to be from the hacktivist collective Anonymous claimed it targeted GoDaddy on Sept. 10, but it wasn't until the following day the company determined its computers were not breached.
An individual claiming to be part of Anonymous, the hacktivist group that has targeted big business and government, seems to have taken aim at small businesses by claiming to have disrupted website host GoDaddy.com.
Sen. Susan Collins, who, like President Obama, backs the Cybersecurity Act, cautions the president against issuing an executive order to protect the nation's critical IT, saying it would send an signal that congressional action isn't urgently needed.