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March 27, 2015
News roundup: The ban of "booth babes" at RSA Conference 2015 has been met with praise; does it equal an increase of women in infosec? Plus: Cyberthreat data-sharing bill advances; Flash flaw exploited days after patching; new twist on Google Play ...
February 06, 2015
News roundup: With the proposed 2016 federal budget and push for a national data breach law, Washington may finally care about cybersecurity. Plus: Coviello to retire; Flash patched again; Sony Pictures breached by Russians and loses its co-chair.
May 15, 2014
Attorney Francoise Gilbert analyzes the White House big data initiative and the data security and privacy ramifications for enterprises.
February 17, 2014
Experts differed over whether the NIST cybersecurity framework provides critical infrastructure firms with the tools to defend themselves.
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Should companies obtain U.S. security clearance to join the Enhanced Cybersecurity Services program? Mike Chapple offers his perspective. Continue Reading
Video: Securicon executive consultant Ernie Hayden discusses what the NIST cybersecurity framework got right, and how the document can be improved. Continue Reading
Expert Joseph Granneman details the MEHARI risk management framework and compares it to the ISO 27000 and NIST 800 series. Continue Reading
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Video: An expert says the NIST cybersecurity framework and encryption standards resulted from a thorough public vetting process. Continue Reading
The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is United States legislation that defines a comprehensive framework to protect government information, operations and assets against natural or man-made threats. Continue Reading
The U.S. Department of State developed a system for improving federal cybersecurity. Continue Reading
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Expert Ernie Hayden explains how critical infrastructure organizations can use the NIST cybersecurity framework to assess, improve infosec practices. Continue Reading
A security expert offers insights and advice for government security managers on implementing a continuous monitoring strategy. Continue Reading
While implementation of the Identity Ecosystem is a long way off, the benefits for projects such as electronic health records could be significant. Continue Reading