The Treasury Department blamed a cloud computing provider for the disruption of its website that provides the Internet face of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the agency that prints United States currency.
Implementing security controls and implementing the proper security controls aren't always the same thing, the Government Accountability Office points out in an audit of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
How vulnerable are organizations to cyber attack? It depends on your definition of "vulnerable," says Robert Richardson, Director of the Computer Security Institute (CSI). "There's vulnerable," he says, "and then there's likely to be attacked."
In an interview about current threats, Richardson...