New report finds big increase in cyber threats for power, water, and electricity firms, but modest efforts to counter them.
The Macalope bids farewell to CNET.
Casting the blame for Internet security problems solely on Microsoft is unproductive and unjustified.
Robert Jamison, who leads cybersecurity efforts at the Department of Homeland Security, says it would make no sense to transfer leadership away from DHS.
Experts say critical infrastructure in the U.S. is at risk of cyberattacks as utilities increasingly rely on the public Internet, deploy unsafe smart-grid technology, and fail to take adequate security precautions.
A commission of intelligence experts tells Congress on Thursday that governmental agencies have a critical role in maintaining cybersecurity, but are too secretive to lead the effort.
Four members of a group convened by the Center for Strategic and International Studies say the next administration must focus on industry-government collaboration.
New independent commission plans by the end of 2008 to lay out a "blueprint" aimed at helping the 44th president navigate cybercrises.
A panel of experts urges passage of Cyber Security Act or risk continuing economic losses from daily cybersecurity attacks and even a catastrophic event or cyberwar that the U.S. would lose.
Critical infrastructure networks are vulnerable to repeated, expensive attacks from adversaries and U.S. and China are seen as top potential aggressors, survey finds.