President Obama is concerned that a provision buried in a law he signed to keep the government running for the rest of fiscal 2013 would make it much tougher for four federal agencies to secure their IT.
A rider covertly added to the law to fund the government through September requires select agencies to assess technology purchases for cyber-espionage and sabotage, a process that could make it harder to buy wares to secure IT.
Illinois-based bank holding company QCR decided to make a shift in its online-banking platform strategy after a risk assessment revealed security enhancements and customer experience improvements were needed.
Organizations outsourcing card data management to the cloud face significant security risks. How should they prioritize risks when reviewing cloud-vendor solutions? The PCI Council's Bob Russo offers insight.
Conventional wisdom suggests China isn't interested in disabling industrial control systems in the U.S. After all, such an act would be against its own economic interest. But is that type of thinking right?
On the record, security experts talk about the improvements banking institutions have made in DDoS defense, and there's no doubt they have made major improvements. Off the record, they are less optimistic.
Debate over cybersecurity bills last year coupled with recent, highly publicized attacks have raised the visibility of the threat, and that could push Congress to enact IT security legislation in 2013, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel says.
The HIPAA Omnibus Rule stresses the need for business associates to adequately safeguard patient information. What are the implications? Here's what a federal privacy officer and a consumer advocate have to say.