Some people say the U.S. faces a cybersecurity staffing shortage. Renowned computer science professor Eugene Spafford disagrees. He discusses what he sees as the real shortage and what we can do about it.
Here's a sampling of the many sessions at RSA 2014 that will provide timely insights for security specialists in the government sector on such topics as vetting foreign technologies and implementing the new cybersecurity framework.
When a Massachusetts bank implemented a file sharing application for mobile devices, it chose to host it internally rather than outsource it to a cloud provider to improve security. Find out the details in this case study.
Bipartisanship - a rare commodity on Capitol Hill - manifested itself with the House Homeland Security Committee's approval of a bill aimed to help buttress the cybersecurity of the nation's critical infrastructure.
Leading this week's roundup, HP published its annual Cyber Risk Report for 2013, identifying top vulnerabilities and providing analysis of the threatscape. See additional news from Microsoft, Symantec and more.
Encryption gaps in retail payment card transactions were highlighted at a Congressional hearing that examined security failures in the aftermath of malware attacks against point-of-sale systems at Target and Neiman Marcus.
When breaches result from retailers' lax security practices, merchants should be obligated to help banking institutions cover fraud losses and other post-breach expenses, says Viveca Ware of the Independent Community Bankers of America.