The White House cybersecurity coordinator, National Security Agency director and top officials from the departments of Commerce, Homeland Security and Justice have scheduled a briefing on the administration's cybersecurity policy the day after President Obama delivers his State of the Union address.
For the fourth consecutive year, Information Security Media Group will be a Platinum Media Sponsor of the RSA Conference. And for the fifth straight year, ISMG editors will host staged sessions at the event.
President Obama devoted 26 words to cybersecurity in his 2012 State of the Union address. What will he say this year? We asked IT security experts to play speechwriter, and here's what they would have the president say to Congress on cybersecurity.
The compromise of hundreds of payment cards, apparently tied to fraud worldwide, has been linked to a network hack affecting an Arizona supermarket chain. And the attack involved a new kind of malware, the chain says.
Although hacktivists announced suspension of DDoS attacks against banks, other industries are now getting hit, and banks can't afford to get complacent because of the fraud risk, says security specialist Bill Stewart.
"We felt that it was very important to come out with this and say this was how easy it is for them to break into any U.S. company, and here's how they're doing it," The New York Times' Nicole Perlroth says.
Visa's alert to U.S. card issuers about increasing global ATM cash-out schemes should serve as a warning of bigger scams to come, says ATM expert Nicole Sturgill. Why are cash-out incidents on the rise?