Snowden: I'd Do It Again
NSA whistleblower fields questions via live video feed at South by Southwest, calls encryption "defense against the dark arts."
Target Seeks New CIO
Data breach last year prompts CIO Beth Jacob to resign; Target will hire interim CIO and chief compliance officer.
Big Data Meets Threat Detection
Security practitioners are getting a lot smarter about using security analytics and big data to identify threats in real-time. But there's a still a lot to learn.
The Rise Of The Security Analyst
The most sought-after quality in security hiring today is strategic knowledge versus technical know-how, a global workforce study says.
Labs Must Protect Newly Portable Patient Data
Now that the Department of Health and Human Services has ruled that consumers can get their medical test results, labs' IT departments must give security and privacy top priority.
Federal CIOs' Current Security Dilemma
Three initiatives meant to improve government IT security are languishing from funding challenges, yet CIOs are asked to deliver on the promise of shared services.
20 Security Startups To Watch
Cloud security, mobile security, advanced behavioral detection, and a few other surprises make this latest crop of newcomers worth watching.
Yahoo Mail Passwords: Act Now
Yahoo suffers hack attack, eyes third-party database and reused credentials as likely culprits, may enforce two-factor authentication to help users recover accounts.
Target Hackers Tapped Vendor Credentials
Investigators suspect that BMC software, Microsoft configuration management tools, and SQL injection were used as hacking tools and techniques in Target's massive data breach.