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 , 9/19/20140 comments | 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
At the 2014 GRC Conference, House IG Theresa Grafenstine argues internal auditors must be more forward looking -- and explains why being exempt from regulations just makes her job harder.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 8/20/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Mobile malware continues to proliferate, particularly on Android devices. These four steps help counter the threat.By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 8/20/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Security audit groups ISACA and IIA weigh in on what role the board of directors should play in an enterprise's cybersecurity strategies. By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 8/19/20147 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 2014IT pros are feeling optimistic again about their careers. Raises are up, and median total compensation hit $92,000 for staffers and $120,000 for managers in 2014, according to InformationWeek's annual survey.