The federal list of major health information breaches included 240 incidents affecting 6.5 million individuals as of Thursday. But that number soon could grow substantially as a result of incidents that made headlines this week.
More of a passing thought than a real proposal, a former national intelligence director suggests the creation of a Department of Cyber to tackle cyber threats, but before the idea could set in, Michael McConnell said he had second thoughts.
The Pentagon takes 81 months to field a new computer system; Apple Computer spent 24 months to develop the iPhone. Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn tells RSA 2011 the DoD wants to be more like Apple.