Employment of IT security professionals in the United States is at an all-time high, our analysis of the latest U.S. government jobs data shows, but the growth in the profession isn't keeping pace with the demand for these skills in business and government.
Delaware state information security officers recently convened for a day of meetings and training to better prepare for incidents in their individual agencies, an event state CSO Elayne Starkey compares to fire drills.
Infosec pros take note: As the overall number of "true exploits" have decreased, targeted ones - especially those initiated by criminals or nation states - are becoming harder to detect, say IBM's Rick Miller.
The gut feeling many people have about their physical security hasn't quite developed in the digital world, presenting a challenge for homeland security officials, says State of Delaware Homeland Security Adviser Kurt Reuther.
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.
NIST's Ron Ross, one of the world's top information risk thought leaders, says new guidance he co-wrote doesn't dictate how organizations must approach risk assessment, but gives enterprises options on how to conduct risk appraisals.
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.