Incorporating new concepts such as security-control overlays and placing a renewed emphasis on information assurance, the forthcoming guidance is 'a total rewrite' from the 2009 version, NIST's Ron Ross says.
Leaders at four security technology companies say the recent distributed-denial-of-service attacks against 10 U.S. banks highlight the need for new approaches to preventing and responding to online outages.
To know how best to respond to IT and communications failures, organizations first must collect information on such incidents, says Marnix Dekker, who co-authored a just-issued report on incidents for ENISA.
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.
A key aim of the Next Generation Cyber Initiative has been to expand the FBI's ability to quickly define 'the attribution piece' of a cyberattack to help determine an appropriate response, the FBI's Richard McFeely says.
Hurricane Sandy slammed the East Coast Oct. 29, causing widespread damage and power outages. As a result, business continuity plans are being put to the test. How are governments, financial institutions and healthcare organizations responding?