Kris Rowley feels she can take Sandy's punch. Having survived the battering Irene gave Vermont in 2011, the state's CISO knows how better to defend state IT as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy take aim at the Green Mountain State.
The late summer breach wasn't discovered until Oct. 10, but the state waited more than two weeks before notifying the public. Gov. Nikki Haley says the state will provide taxpayers with one year of credit monitoring and identity protection.
Human genome sequencing can support groundbreaking research leading to improved treatments. But before genetic testing can become common, privacy issues need to be tackled, says Lisa M. Lee, who heads a presidential advisory panel.
A new banking Trojan known as Gozi Prinimalka, which researchers say has been targeted to hit at least 30 U.S. institutions, can circumvent many fraud-detection and prevention defenses. So what prevention steps should financial institutions take?
Employing cloud computing services could help organizations defend against the type of distributed denial of service attacks that have temporarily crippled the online service of major American banks, says NIST's Matthew Scholl.
HSBC Holdings, a British multinational bank, is the 10th financial institution to suffer online outages as a result of a distributed denial of service attack in recent weeks. What was the impact of the attack?