The Democratic Party platform on cybersecurity suggests that President Obama will take unilateral action to safeguard the nation's critical IT infrastructure because of Congress' inability to enact comprehensive cybersecurity legislation.
The only way to put a dent in financial fraud and cybercrime is through aggressive prosecution and tough sentences for the guilty. That's why a sentencing last week in the RBS WorldPay case is disappointing.
Two servers that have protected hundreds of thousands of Internet users will be shuttered early next week, meaning that a number of people won't be able to access the Internet. But for most users, the event will go unnoticed. Here's why.
Concerns expressed by the National Security Agency director come at a time when Congress is split over the role government should perform in determining the security of the mostly privately owned national critical IT infrastructure.
2011 has offered quite a number of tough lessons for security professionals. Here at (ISC)2, where security education is our focus, the close of another year raises the old teacher's question: "What have we learned, class?"