As IPv6, the new Internet protocol, moves closer to implementation, security options will be enhanced, says EMC researcher Davi Ottenheimer. But what about the new challenges? Here, he reviews what to expect.
The hotline, the communications link established between Washington and Moscow during the Cold War to avert a nuclear war, is being used to warn of potential cyber and environmental crises, the State Department's Christopher Painter says.
Another top-secret NSA program, exposed as a result of documents downloaded by Edward Snowden, is said to allow analysts, without authorization, to collect e-mails, online chats and browsing histories of millions of individuals.
Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters' attacks on U.S. banks are back, and strikes waged July 31, without a doubt, prove it, says Akamai's Mike Smith. So why are security experts so puzzled by recent DDoS events?
NSA Deputy Director John Inglis tells a Senate panel that the agency neither fired nor admonished any personnel in connection with the leak by Edward Snowden of details about top-secret intelligence-gathering programs.
A judge finds WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy but convicts him on other charges. How will the mixed verdict sway NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's decision on whether to remain on the lam?
The Defense Information Systems Agency is working with vendors to ensure their products meet Defense Department's demanding security standards. But how is DoD measuring the program's success? DISA's Terry Sherald provides answers.
Proposed breach notification legislation before Australia's parliament hopes to curb the disclosure of information to other countries. Privacy lawyer FranÃ§oise Gilbert explains the provision's significance.
How were four Russians and a Ukrainian allegedly able to steal more than 160 million payment card numbers from corporate networks over seven years? An indictment announced by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman provides details.
By being transparent, federal government agencies can minimize public concern that government monitors individual speech and action on social media, new guidance from the U.S. federal CIO Council advises.
Authorities say malware attacks that targeted card data at Global Payments, Heartland and others constitute the largest card fraud scheme ever prosecuted. But security experts debate the impact the indictments announced this week will have on global fraud trends.