If the NSA's meddling in NIST cryptography standards soiled the reputation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an amendment approved by the House of Representatives could help restore it.
Kentucky is now the 47th state to enact a breach notification law. While a national law superseding the widely varying state statutes is long overdue, the primary election defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor makes passing such a bill tougher.
An analysis of the Target breach prepared for a Senate committee is a political document that might help its patron's agenda but doesn't go far enough to identify technical solutions to help enterprises avoid Target-like breaches.
In case you missed ISMG's 2013 Fraud Summit - or even if you were there and want to share insights with colleagues - I'm pleased to announce the availability of a series of session videos featuring top fraud experts.
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.
This kind of problem happens to everybody, says Marcus Ranum, CSO of Tenable Network Security, in response to the widely publicized breach at RSA. And maybe hes right. Perhaps this kind of problem does happen to everyone. But should it?
I've heard many, many comments, analyses, opinions and otherwise regarding the current economic condition of the United States. I've heard that we should blame sub-prime mortgages. I've heard greedy CEOs are to blame. I've even heard that if we (the United States) had universal healthcare, we wouldn't be in this...