Ignoring a White House threat to veto the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the bill known as CISPA, sending the measure to the Senate.
To retain their customers after a breach of sensitive information, organizations should take the extra step of calling those affected to offer free credit protection services, says security expert Brian Dean.
Schnucks, a grocery chain that last month revealed it suffered a POS network attack, now says millions of payment cards were likely exposed. How many stores were affected, and was Schnucks PCI compliant?
To meet Obama administration concerns, the House sponsors of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act amended the bill. But a White House spokesman says those changes didn't go far enough to protect citizens' privacy and civil liberties.
The rush to find qualified IT security professionals to meet current cyberthreats could jeopardize IT systems' security in the not-too-distant future, say two leading IT security experts, Eugene Spafford and Ron Ross.
The Boston Marathon tragedy is yet another reminder to organizations to develop alternative ways to communicate with employees during such emergencies. Otherwise, they could put their organizations' continuity plans at risk.