Department of Energy has released a set of voluntary privacy recommendations for smart grid owners, operators, and third parties; industry stakeholders have until October 14 to comment on draft.By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/29/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The Bash bug is everywhere, including in medical devices. The industry must be better prepared to protect itself and patients.By Mac McMillan CEO, CynergisTek, 9/29/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is gaining momentum, and it could become a mandate. But industry and government must address privacy and other concerns.By Junko Yoshida , 9/19/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Onetime "Catch Me If You Can" swindler turned anti-fraud consultant says identity theft is "4,000 times easier" than when he was living a life of crime.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/18/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Open source programmers and maverick election officials want to improve the way we vote, register to vote, and count the votes. Wish them luck.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/16/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Our flash poll finds users feel more vulnerable about cloud security in general. No wonder: Apple's opening statement of indignation now sounds a little hollow.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/10/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Case between the US government and Microsoft reveals the shortcomings of current laws.By Daniel Castro Senior Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 9/5/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Department of Homeland Security plans to fund cyber defense research efforts to develop pragmatic tools that can be deployed quickly, says Forrester.By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 9/2/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.By Richard W. Walker , 8/28/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Security Job #1 For FedsThe 2014 InformationWeek Government IT Priorities Survey shows federal IT pros care about security - itís rated as very important by 69% of respondents, 30 percentage points ahead of the No. 2 priority, disaster recovery. Will the upcoming NIST cyber-security framework help manage risk?
IT Salary Survey 2014: GovernmentFederal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.