NIST is revising its 3-year-old smart-grid guidance to address technological and policy changes that have made the power grid more susceptible to vulnerabilities and threatened utility customers' privacy.
Senior leaders in business and government are buying in to the need for more cybersecurity investments as well as threat-intelligence sharing, new research shows. But why are they still struggling to hire the right security pros?
A congressional committee grilled representatives from four technology vendors providing services for the Obamacare website, questioning, for example, whether the site is putting consumer privacy at risk.
New revelations about how the National Security Agency collects and uses e-mail and instant-messaging contact lists demonstrate bad data governance practices that raise serious concerns, a leading privacy attorney says.
Mary Galligan, the just-retired head of the FBI's New York cyber unit, says the federal government can do more to help businesses take all the right steps to protect sensitive information and prevent breaches.
Nations' policies for mitigating cyberthreats can conflict with efforts to promote cyber-enabled global trade, cautions Allan Friedman, research director of the Brookings Institution's Center for Technology Innovation.
Top executives at healthcare organizations must take the lead in overcoming a culture that portrays privacy and security as barriers, says Joy Pritts, chief privacy officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
The Federal CIO Council will trim its committees from six to three to focus its efforts on IT security, portfolio management and innovation. Each committee will report to a 14-member executive committee chaired by Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel.