SSDs have advantages if you need quick access to data, and eventually, as their prices fall, they could become more common for PCs.
Solid-state drives eventually will change the IT and physical architectures of most storage systems.
Full deployment of DNS Security Extensions is moving at a glacial pace in part because other countries are concerned about the United States controlling the Internet.
CMS wanted a single encryption tool that all its partners could use rather than dealing with multiple products.
The health records of millions of Americans are a valuable public resource, but securing the data across multiple platforms used by dozens of partners required a tool that is powerful and simple to use.
The Obama administration's Open Government Initiative to make government information more accessible could lead to the inadvertent exposure of sensitive data.
Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn III stressed the need for cooperation between the Pentagon’s new cyber command and the organizations with primary responsibility for the .gov and private-sector domains.
White House officials, in a series of blog postings this week, provided a glimpse of how the public suggests the federal government could make government data more accessible — and be more transparent.
The Commerce Department has given final approval to FIPS 186-3, which strengthens requirements for the cryptographic algorithms used for digital signatures.
Weapons and other defense-related technologies are in danger of falling into the wrong hands, according to a recent report by the Government Accountability Office.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, VeriSign, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and NIST will engage in a joint effort to secure the Internet’s root domain name system.
According to the Government Accountability Office, the IRS has suspended development of an automated account management program because of increasing complexity, despite an increase in the number of tax returns filed electronically.