President Obama has reportedly decided that the government shouldn't exploit encryption flaws, such as Heartbleed, in most instances unless there's "a clear national security or law enforcement need." But how should that need be determined?
As news of the Heartbleed bug continues to spread, government agencies in the U.S. and Canada are issuing statements on the vulnerability. Find out the latest on this threat and what thought-leaders are saying.
Enterprise solutions provider Deltek is notifying 80,000 customers following a compromise of its GovWin IQ program that exposed personal information, including credit card data. Find out details about the incident.
The chief executive of the Finnish company that uncovered the Internet website vulnerability known as Heartbleed says security practitioners should rethink how they approach IT security by placing a greater emphasis on vetting software for vulnerabilities.
Security experts agree that the newly-discovered Heartbleed bug is a serious threat, but what are the specific risks, and how can they be mitigated? Thought-leaders offer insights and practical advice.
Security forums and experts are buzzing about the newly discovered Heartbleed bug, which allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of systems protected by vulnerable versions of OpenSSL software.
Germany's Federal Office for Information Security is warning Internet users to scan their computers for malware and change their passwords following news of an ID theft case involving 18 million e-mail addresses and passwords.
A DDoS attack against Ellie Mae, which provides technologies to mortgage originators, comes just as banking regulators issue a reminder about the risks associated with such attacks. Experts offer risk mitigation insights.
Information services firm Experian is responding to news that two states are investigating a breach involving a subsidiary that allegedly provided information to a cybercriminal, saying there's been "inaccurate information" circulating online.