Web.com won't confirm or deny that its Register.com subsidiary, which manages more than 2 million domain names, has been breached. But a news report claims the FBI is investigating a year-old intrusion.
As the next wave of medical school graduates begins clinical training at healthcare organization across the U.S., it's critical these new clinicians be prepared to protect patient privacy, says healthcare attorney and professor Julie Agris.
Cybercrime is on the rise. To combat it, GTU is launching e-Raksha Research Centre - a public private partnership initiative. The spin-off is also aimed at growing the capacity of InfoSec professionals.
The Hong Kong regional headquarters of (ISC)Â² is collaborating with universities across Asia through its Global Academic Program to deliver essential skills to help grow the information security workforce.
While there's anecdotal evidence that the NIST cybersecurity framework is proving helpful to businesses in their risk management efforts, there's not yet any measureable proof of its success at preventing damaging cyber-attacks.
Texas Chief Information Security Officer Brian Engle, like other CISOs, has voiced concerns that the state government didn't have sufficient staffers and managers with the right set of IT security skills. Engle, however, did something about it.
India currently has 22,000 information security professionals, but needs 800,000 by 2020. Can the government's scheme bring in the necessary skills? What is the risk to business if these roles aren't filled?
The Telangana state government has initiated discussions to launch a unique cybersecurity training programme for creating jobs in the state. What key elements must this programme include to be successful?
Amidst a global information security staffing crisis, India must focus on developing more practitioners with deep technical skills. This is the practical advice from Hord Tipton, out-going director of (ISC)Â².
The latest entrant into the password "hall of shame" is Sony Pictures Entertainment. As the ongoing dumps of Sony data by Guardians of Peace highlight, Sony apparently stored unencrypted passwords with inadequate access controls.
How can banking institutions prepare for beefed up cybersecurity exams by regulators next year that likely will scrutinize their security awareness efforts? One federally funded training program could help.
Amy McHugh, a former FDIC IT examination analyst, says banking regulators will soon scrutinize C-level executives and boards of directors to gauge their cybersecurity awareness in the wake of the FFIEC's pilot cyber-risk assessment program.