Q&A: FedRAMP Director Discusses Cloud Security Innovation
Maria Roat, FedRAMP director, speaks with former Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan on the federal government's approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.
Google Captcha Dumps Distorted Text Images
Tired of reading those wavy words? Changes to Google's reCaptcha system -- which doubles as quality control for its book and newspaper scanning projects -- prioritize bot-busting puzzles based on numbers.
Centrify Launches Partner Program
Centrify Alliance Partner Program members can now more formally engage with Centrify and leverage its cloud and mobile identity solutions
Dutch Banking Malware Gang Busted: Bitcoin's Role
Dutch police arrest four men on charges of using TorRAT banking malware to steal an estimated $1.4 million from consumers. They allegedly laundered the funds using the cryptographic currency known as Bitcoins.
Browser Fingerprinting: 9 Facts
Tracking technology that can identify individual identities and devices is improving faster than consumers might realize, warn privacy researchers.
Dept. Of Energy Breach: Bigger Than We Realized
DOE says July data breach affected more than double the number of people in initial estimates. CIO tasks an independent investigator to probe breach and agency's technology infrastructure.
Catching Malware With DNS As A Service
A cloud provider used to be the low-cost option for domain-name system (DNS) services, but the ability to act as a security proxy has convinced many that cloud is better
Is Your DNS Server A Weapon?
As we improve our defenses against distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, the bad guys adapt and step up their game, too. Here's how to use your domain name servers to ward off hackers.