The Obama Administration has unveiled a "digital government" strategy that requires federal agencies to launch new mobile applications. The strategy calls for standardized implementation of privacy controls.
The social network Myspace has settled with the Federal Trade Commission over misrepresenting its privacy policies by sharing personally identifiable information with advertisers without first getting permission from users.
One problem tracking IT security employment is the dearth of information. Even the most trustworthy organization in collecting employment data, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, furnishes infosec data it cautions aren't reliable.
As enterprises spend frugally on IT security, cybercriminals aren't, and that presents big problems for organizations working feverishly to secure their digital assets, says Steve Durbin, global vice president of the Information Security Forum.
The Paul Allen card breach reiterates a concern financial fraud experts have been screaming about for years: Socially-engineered schemes that compromise employees. So, what can institutions do about them?