Security and privacy professionals employ enumerable solutions and techniques for information security. Yet, the target of the protection, sensitive and private data, is not clearly understood.
On July 9, 2014, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) passed the Senate Intelligence Committee in a 12-3 vote. The legislation encourages threat information sharing between government and the private sector
Revelations of government surveillance are fueling a paranoia that isn't going to subside. Kate O'Flaherty asks whether firms should be afraid of adopting cloud?
Business leaders are beginning to fathom the importance of cyber war game simulation exercises, reports James Hale.
Under the agency's COPPA ruling, website that collect personal information on its young users must receive parental consent before doing so.
Timothy DeFoggi, who was nabbed by the FBI last year in its Operation Torpedo investigation was convicted by federal jury in Nebraska.
The bill would prevent companies from selling students' data and profiting from it.
More than 1,000 analysts at 23 U.S. government agencies have had access to more than 850 billion records courtesy of NSA's ICREACH, a search engine similar to Google.
Starting July 2015, all smartphones sold in the state must come with the anti-theft technology.
Claiming funding from the federal government and an endorsement by President Obama, a debt relief program coerced private data from consumers.
The Metropolitan Police have reportedly lobbied for two years to enact the standard.
GMR Transcription Services in California agreed to settle FTC charges related to its security practices.
The Associated Press was denied a request made under the Freedom of Information Act for documents that contain security information on HealthCare.gov.
The NSA program, called "MonsterMind," is reportedly being developed by the intelligence agency.
The task force will examine the use of the technology by foreign intelligence agencies and criminals targeting Americans.
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) warned that the incident showcases the growing incidence of ATM skimming fraud.
The DEA paid an unnamed Amtrak secretary more than $850,000 for passenger information that it could have attained for free.
After a disastrous rollout of healthcare.gov, the White House has put together a team of private sector gurus to improve federal websites.
In this video, Joshua Corman, CTO at Sonatype, chats with SC Magazine's Danielle Walker on his involvement in some important upcoming initiatives.
Speaker Jason Healey warned that the internet can only endure so much abuse before it's irreversibly damaged.
Two USIS clients, the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Personnel Management, have suspended their contracts as a result of the incident.
The nonprofit group which run Wikipedia was notified by Google of links removed from its search results.
The guidance gives federal agencies improved assessment procedures for securing their information systems and networks.
Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced an NSA reform bill that would update the USA Freedom Act.
One bill aims to improve agencies' website security, while another works to thwart critical infrastructure attacks.
In a recent report, a House of Lords subcommittee called the "right to be forgotten" law unenforceable.
A report by Brian Krebs detailed the intrusions, which occurred between Oct. 2011 and Aug. 2012.
A federal court in New York issued default judgments against 14 companies and individuals who allegedly operated the scams.
The bill is set to be introduced on Tuesday.
Bloomberg says the Japanese government is eyeing cyber security legislation to make companies 'fess up to security incidents impacting users.