The initiative known as VET seeks innovative, large-scale approaches to verify the security and functionality of commodity IT devices purchased by DoD to ensure they're free of hidden backdoors and malicious functions.
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.
Acquiring IT security products gets more complicated every day, so SINET's John Muir says it's not unreasonable to expect that even the most informed CISO needs help in identifying the right hardware, software and services to obtain.
The continuing loss of data to China suggests that the federal government should carefully assess the cybersecurity implications associated with the expansion of Chinese cloud and mobile providers in the U.S.
Acquiring information security wares gets more complicated every day - some 1,000 vendors offer 150 categories of products - so it's unreasonable to expect even the most informed chief information security officers to know everything about them.
Michaels craft stores. TRICARE. Global Payments Inc. These are among the most recent and prominent examples of third-party data breaches that adversely impacted financial institutions, healthcare providers and other affiliated entities.
How prepared is your organization to respond to a third-party breach - not just...
Gartner's Peter Firstbrook, to illustrate the vulnerability of IT systems, cites research that pegs at about 400 days the average time a targeted virus remains undetected on a computer. And, he says, that doesn't speak highly of the current offerings from security vendors.
As part of your risk management strategy, your organization likely conducts pre-employment background checks. But what are your screening strategies after you have made your hires? How would you know, for instance, if:
An employee's personal finances have crumbled, and that individual is now at risk to...
Enterprise organizations have been under security attacks for the past decade, but security events in 2011 have created a ripple effect that will be felt for years to come and will actually start to shift the way we view security. In the 2011 Cyber Security Risks Report, HP Enterprise Security provides a broad view...