Senators introduced the legislation last week as a means of amending the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).
A new report indicates that intrusion prevention systems grew 4.2 percent in 2013, with growth predicted to continue.
A Ponemon Institute study, sponsored by Raytheon, revealed that employees increasingly use mobile devices for work but cut corners and circumvent security.
In one of its infrequent "Update Surprisedays," Apple plugged holes, boosted security and added features.
This heightened awareness regarding data breach response time has created an interesting dynamic for security professionals.
More than 800 million personal records have been involved in U.S. breaches since January 2005, according to new research from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Also this month, IT security professionals are starting to have a higher perception of risk to corporate, industrial and governmental infrastructure because of cyber security threats.