Nearly five years after announcing a competition to develop a new cryptographic hash algorithm, the National Institute of Standards and Technology announces a winner that was designed by a team of European scientists.
Five pilot projects unveiled by the U.S. federal government, if successful, should build trust in online commerce, helping to boost the economy and create new career opportunities, says Jeremy Grant, head of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program office.
The guidance discusses methods, techniques and best practices for the sanitization of target data on different media types and risk-based approaches organizations can apply to establish and maintain a media sanitization program.
The new report aims to help access-control experts improve their evaluation of the highest security access-control systems by discussing the administration, enforcement, performance and support properties of mechanisms that are embedded in each system.
Organizations must carefully consider patch management in the context of overall IT security because it's so important to achieving sound security. Read about NIST's recommendations on how best to implement patch management.
To address the security and privacy challenges magnified by the velocity, volume and variety of big data, the Cloud Security Alliance has formed a big data working group. What are the group's objectives?
While the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT continues work on mobile device security guidance for smaller healthcare organizations, a researcher offers insights on steps these providers can take now to improve security.
One takeaway from the $1-billion-plus verdict against Android-maker Samsung for infringing Apple patents is that the users of infringed technology also could be held legally liable, patent attorney Jim Denaro says.