FBI Director Robert Mueller says the bureau will apply the methods it uses to combat terrorism along with old-fashioned gumshoe practices such as infiltration of criminal networks to battle cybercriminals.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt, in an exclusive interview, expresses optimism that Congress could enact significant cybersecurity legislation this year even if President Obama doesn't get all that he wants in an IT security bill.
The U.S. Treasury is asking banking institutions to play a more active role in the fight against organized crime. Fraud experts at Ernst & Young share what the Treasury's new demands mean for future investments banks have to make.
Incidents of card data exposure, such as Citibank's recent online breach, get regulators' attention. And sources say banking examiners are increasingly asking tougher questions about the protection of consumer data.
Banking regulators have begun examining institutions for conformance to the FFIEC Authentication Guidance. What gaps have they found? Terry Austin of Guardian Analytics offers insight and security tips.
Concerns expressed by the National Security Agency director come at a time when Congress is split over the role government should perform in determining the security of the mostly privately owned national critical IT infrastructure.
RSA Chief Technologist Sam Curry defends the company's approach to public-key cryptography after researchers suggest a flaw in its encryption algorithm, contending the problem exists elsewhere in the security chain.