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.
The Cloud Security Alliance and SAFECode have identified best practices for developing applications that meet the unique security requirements of cloud computing.
The National Infrastructure Protection Plan being developed by DHS is intended to help define and facilitate a voluntary alliance between government and private infrastructure owners.
NIST continues to expand security guidance for government and private-sector IT systems that choose to use it, in spite of Congress' inability to pass cybersecurity legislation.