Phyllis Schneck, the Department of Homeland Security's deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity, equates the department's continuous diagnostics and mitigation initiative with a medical probe detecting an infection in the human body.
In the second full day of RSA 2014, ISMG's editors record exclusive video interviews with Troy Leach of the PCI Council, Adam Sedgewick of NIST and Gartner's Avivah Litan. What insights do these thought-leaders share?
Today's threat landscape is rapidly expanding to include cyber-attacks attributed to nation states. How must organizations respond? Mike McConnell, former U.S. National Intelligence Director, shares insight.
Here's a sampling of the many sessions at RSA 2014 that will provide timely insights for security specialists in the government sector on such topics as vetting foreign technologies and implementing the new cybersecurity framework.
Covered entities and business associates will be under heightened data privacy and security scrutiny in 2014. But experts say there are several basic steps those organizations can take to ensure HIPAA compliance.
The weekly DDoS attacks on U.S. banks taught us a few important lessons including expect the unexpected. Attacks are bigger and smarter than ever before. And while the daily deluge might be a thing of the past, the impact remains.
Join this panel of DDoS experts, including the VP from a major US financial...
This new white paper explains how a single, positive security solution, such as Bit9, facilitates the convergence of compliance and security - one agent that provides visibility, detection, response and protection and can automate and manage compliance for PCI-DSS, SOX, HIPAA, FISMA, GLBA, GPG 13, NERC CIP and other...
Spend an hour with Assistant U.S. Attorney Erez Liebermann, as he answers your direct questions about cybercrime cases he is prosecuting and how private sector organizations can best collaborate with federal law enforcement agencies. Liebermann will discuss:
The latest cybercrime threats and attack vectors;
Banking executives were among the CEOs who met with President Obama at the White House to discuss cybersecurity strategies. Paul Smocer of BITS explains how this discussion may pay off for financial institutions.
Preliminary results of the 2013 Faces of Fraud Survey show institutions are still suffering big financial losses linked to ACH and wire fraud. Why are they still getting hit, in spite of investments to detect and prevent account takeover?
In this exclusive interview, Tim Horton of First Data explains how the nation's largest credit card processor is helping financial institutions and merchants mitigate risks posed by malware and DDoS attacks.
The SEC in 2011 issued staff guidance on disclosure obligations regarding cyber-risks and incidents. Now, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller wants the SEC commissioners themselves to provide the guidance.