More current Windows versions finally are replacing Microsoft's XP operating system, but a surprising number of critical systems are still running the 12-year-old OS and will need to be protected after Microsoft ends its support in April.
Bills introduced recently at the state level could bar many technology companies from doing business not only with the NSA, but also with state and local government entities.
While agencies still struggle with BYOD security, wearable devices are poised to enter the government workplace, bringing a new set of concerns.
Recent multistage attacks against high-value targets confirm what we should already know: It is difficult if not impossible to set limits on what kind of infrastructure is critical enough to receive cybersecurity attention.
NIST is preparing a publication explaining the technique called approximate matching that helps analysts spot malicious code in files using functions that look for similarities.
The push by the federal government and mobile carriers for IPv6 adoption has put the United States at the top of the list of IPv6 leaders despite the slow rate of consumer network upgrades.
In response to the “very real and serious nature of the cyberthreat today,” the latest version of the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act would ensure that nothing changes.
The U.S. educational system is failing to address the rising demand for computer-savvy students, and the result is evident in the increasingly bigger and more serious data breaches.
Blocking access to sensitive data by mobile workers in the end is counterproductive. Instead, it’s better to protect data by incorporating better access controls in the technology itself.
Predictions are easy; accurate predictions are harder. Here’s how we did last year in predicting cybersecurity trends for 2013.