As one team of researchers analyzes a new version of Duqu, a worm related to the Stuxnet Trojan blamed for disabling Iranian centrifuges used to enrich uranium, other researchers zero in on who is behind the worm discovered last fall.
A recent research paper that raised questions about the efficacy of RSA public-private key cryptography shouldn't alarm IT security practitioners, says Eugene Spafford of Purdue University. Here's why.
The failure to implement proper security controls exposes Internal Revenue Services financial and tax-processing systems to potential insider threat, putting taxpayer information at risk, a Government Accountability Office audit says.
Jason Clark, CSO of Websense, has spent a significant amount of time meeting with over 400 CSOs. From his interactions, Clark offers his advice on how chief information security officers can be more effective.
Hacking is behind most large-scale data breaches. What steps can organizations and leaders take to safeguard their information post-attack? Karen Barney of the Identity Theft Resource Center offers advice.
The rise in hacktivism and data breaches changed the information security landscape. These incidents also influenced the content of RSA Conference 2012, says Hugh Thompson, event program committee chair.