Some people say the U.S. faces a cybersecurity staffing shortage. Renowned computer science professor Eugene Spafford disagrees. He discusses what he sees as the real shortage and what we can do about it.
Leading this week's roundup, HP published its annual Cyber Risk Report for 2013, identifying top vulnerabilities and providing analysis of the threatscape. See additional news from Microsoft, Symantec and more.
Encryption gaps in retail payment card transactions were highlighted at a Congressional hearing that examined security failures in the aftermath of malware attacks against point-of-sale systems at Target and Neiman Marcus.
Covered entities and business associates will be under heightened data privacy and security scrutiny in 2014. But experts say there are several basic steps those organizations can take to ensure HIPAA compliance.
The breach at Target stores that may have affected as many as 40 million credit and debit card account holders is a watershed moment that could greatly raise awareness of cybersecurity risks, says privacy attorney David Navetta.