To retain their customers after a breach of sensitive information, organizations should take the extra step of calling those affected to offer free credit protection services, says security expert Brian Dean.
The Boston Marathon tragedy is yet another reminder to organizations to develop alternative ways to communicate with employees during such emergencies. Otherwise, they could put their organizations' continuity plans at risk.
NIST's Ron Ross sees complexity as the biggest risk enterprises face. To ease risk, Ross favors moving data to the cloud. Purdue's Eugene Spafford doesn't fully subscribe to Ross' plan. The two square off in this interview.
A rider covertly added to the law to fund the government through September requires select agencies to assess technology purchases for cyber-espionage and sabotage, a process that could make it harder to buy wares to secure IT.
American Express confirms it was hit this week by a distributed-denial-of-service attack. The hacktivist group that has targeted banks in recent months claims credit for this latest high-profile attack.
Computer networks in nations where the government has ratified international cyber-agreements have lower incidents of malware infection, says Paul Nicholas, Microsoft senior director of global security strategy and diplomacy.