NIST issues its interagency report on supply chain practices as a congressional panel cautions against using Chinese-made components that some lawmakers fear might have been altered to spy on Western governments and businesses.
Despite numerous data breaches, as well as financial incentives and penalties, many healthcare organizations aren't taking risk assessment requirements seriously. Experts offer insights on best practices.
New malware attacks are targeting smart phones, and experts say banking institutions aren't doing enough to detect and prevent those attacks. So where should institutions focus their tech investments in 2013?
Incorporating new concepts such as security-control overlays and placing a renewed emphasis on information assurance, the forthcoming guidance is 'a total rewrite' from the 2009 version, NIST's Ron Ross says.
The kind of detailed data analysis that helped statistician Nate Silver predict accurately the outcome of the U.S. presidential election could help enterprises using cloud-based SIEM to identify vulnerabilities, says Cloud Security Alliance's Jens Laundrup.
Leaders at four security technology companies say the recent distributed-denial-of-service attacks against 10 U.S. banks highlight the need for new approaches to preventing and responding to online outages.
Acquiring IT security products gets more complicated every day, so SINET's John Muir says it's not unreasonable to expect that even the most informed CISO needs help in identifying the right hardware, software and services to obtain.
To know how best to respond to IT and communications failures, organizations first must collect information on such incidents, says Marnix Dekker, who co-authored a just-issued report on incidents for ENISA.
Gov. Nikki Haley realizes the potential political consequences of a breach, which explains why she held three press conferences on three consecutive days to address her administration's response to a computer breach of the state's tax IT system.