Partisan bickering surrounding a bill aimed at protecting the nation's critical IT infrastructure is the likely reason the measure will not come up for a vote in the lower chamber this week, as representatives debate four other cybersecurity bills.
Rep. Dan Lungren introduced an amendment to his onetime bipartisan cybersecurity bill that won only the backing of fellow Republicans with Democratic members of the House Homeland Security Committee objecting to the changes.
The cost of a data breach is down, say the latest Ponemon Institute study. But as the Global Payments breach shows, organizations still have many reasons to be concerned, says researcher Larry Ponemon.
Cloud services are being adopted increasingly by organizations. But with adoption comes increased concern, says Symantec's Francis deSouza. How can organizations deploy cloud security to protect their data?
The Paul Allen card breach reiterates a concern financial fraud experts have been screaming about for years: Socially-engineered schemes that compromise employees. So, what can institutions do about them?
The Defense Department will employ a two-prong approach - securing the perimeter as well as the data - as it develops its cloud-computing architecture. "We're going to be able to better protect as we get more standardized," CIO Teresa Takai says.
Jason Clark, CSO of Websense, has spent a significant amount of time meeting with over 400 CSOs. From his interactions, Clark offers his advice on how chief information security officers can be more effective.