Cybersecurity bill rhetoric heats up in Washington

Cybersecurity bill rhetoric heats up in Washington

SAN FRANCISCO -- Computer vulnerabilities and how they can affect Americans' security are on the agenda for the U.S. Senate,...

July 24th, 2012 christina desmarais

Olympic-sized loss: 67,000 phones will go missing

Olympic-sized loss: 67,000 phones will go missing

LONDON -- Security experts at Venafi have warned that around 67,000 phones are likely to be lost or stolen at...

July 23rd, 2012 tom morgan

Many apps access iPhone address books: Vendor

Many apps access iPhone address books: Vendor

SYDNEY -- How would you feel knowing that one in five of the apps currently installed on your Apple iPhone could be...

July 23rd, 2012 patrick budmar

MDM policies need to be liberal, but firm: Gartner

MDM policies need to be liberal, but firm: Gartner

SYDNEY - Companies that put in dedicated policies for trusted work systems are now faced with a deluge of mobile...

July 18th, 2012 patrick budmar

Ontario privacy officer disturbed at missing data

Ontario privacy officer disturbed at missing data

Ontario’s privacy commissioner is angry that two people in the provincial elections office disregarded government policy and left unencrypted personal...

July 17th, 2012 Howard Solomon

USB sticks with Ontario voter information missing

USB sticks with Ontario voter information missing

The CBC has reported that Elections Ontario is missing memory sticks that contain voters' personal information. The extent of the...

July 17th, 2012 brian bloom

SIDEBAR: How to clean up after a breach

SIDEBAR: How to clean up after a breach

The steps below come from a senior executive at a Fortune 100 financial institution, who prefers to remain anonymous. CIO.com...

July 16th, 2012 jeff vance

SIDEBAR: What organizations can do

SIDEBAR: What organizations can do

--Have strong protections in place for any user credentials. At a minimum, passwords should be hashed (converted from plain text)...

July 16th, 2012 jeff vance

Is there a fix for the password problem?

Is there a fix for the password problem?

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - After the recent security breach that hit professional social networking site LinkedIn, social media companies are scrambling to...

July 16th, 2012 jeff vance