Weaponized roller coasters? Kidnappers hacking babycams? Forget over-the-top "CSI: Cyber" hacking plots. The hackers behind the Rogers ISP breach, in their quest for bitcoins, claim they wielded nothing more serious than a telephone call.
Word that Hillary Clinton maintained a personal email server while secretary of state has elevated cybersecurity and privacy as political issues. But it's just the latest example of such issues grabbing the attention of U.S. voters.
Small and mid-size businesses might not be able to afford participating in voluntary programs to share and receive cyberthreat information, as President Obama has proposed, industry representatives tell Congress.
This year could mark a turning point for the sharing of threat intelligence, but only if the government is able to build a framework that instills private-sector trust, says threat researcher Lance James.
A willingness to compromise expressed at a House hearing on President Obama's cyberthreat information sharing initiative offered a sign of hope that legislation to get businesses to share such data could pass Congress and be signed into law.
ITSERT's Rajan Raj Pant discusses the formation of ITSERT-NP to address Nepal's security challenges. How will the public-private partnership model be leveraged to create a central platform for cybersecurity?
Lawmakers have begun the process of taking up President Obama's call to enact cyberthreat information sharing legislation. But can Congress reach a consensus on appropriate liability protection, the issue that derailed earlier legislative proposals?
A key component of President Obama's executive order to encourage industry to share cyberthreat data is the creation of information sharing and analysis organizations, or ISAOs. But now, the hard part begins: defining the job and getting it done.
The Anunak/Carbanak gang continues to rob financial services firms and retailers, in part with ATM malware. A new report says the cybercrime gang has stolen up to $1 billion from banks in Russia, the U.S. and beyond.
Not wanting to "let a good crisis go to waste," White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel is using health insurer Anthem's massive data breach to promote the Obama administration's cybersecurity initiatives.
President Obama has tapped veteran CIO Tony Scott as the top government IT official whose responsibilities include overseeing agencies' compliance with FISMA, the law that governs federal government IT security.