Federal government auditors have identified weaknesses in the technical controls protecting the security of the federally run Obamacare HealthCare.gov website and systems, which they say create increased and unnecessary risks.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have been a bit premature to claim Israel has deployed a cyber "iron dome" to protect its critical IT and defense systems. But a new initiative under way will try to do just that.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel is under fire for perceived 'bragging' about his lack of technical expertise. But was Daniel, in fact, bragging? And is he off base in saying his job doesn't require deep technical experience?
Cybersecurity experts raise doubts whether the National Security Agency has successfully deployed an automated hack-back system known as MonsterMind as revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
The hacker community can be a cynical crowd, or perhaps a realistic one, that tries to make the best of the threats confronting society. CISO Dan Geer, for example, prefers to hire security folks who are, more than anything else, sadder but wiser.
Key figures trusted with safeguarding the British financial services sector recently gathered in a subterranean London conference room to find better ways to secure banks against cyber-attackers. One key step? Managing supply chain risks.
Is having too many stakeholders who care about cyberspace's viability a hindrance to security? That's one way to interpret comments from White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel as he addresses the challenges of governing the Internet.
What can banking institutions expect when examiners come calling to conduct their new cybersecurity risk assessments? Security experts share insights from institutions that have gone through the process.
Under assault by advanced threats, organizations must change their approach, says Damballa's Stephen Newman. Detection is out; response is in. How do organizations deal with 'a constant state of infection?'
The U.S. federal government's top telecommunications regulator is proposing a "new regulatory paradigm" by calling on communications providers to step up and assume new responsibilities to manage cyber-risks.
A new Bank of England cybersecurity risk framework proves how forward-thinking U.K. regulators are when it comes to cybersecurity, says Gartner's Avivah Litan. Learn what security experts say the U.S. can learn from British effort.