NEWS & ANALYSIS

Women Four Times as Likely to Give Up Password

A new survey finds people's password security practices are getting better, although still far from perfect.

U.S. to Develop an Early Warning System for Hacks

Chertoff compares the effort to the Manhattan Project; security experts are skeptical.

U.K.: Government Has Lost 850 Laptops over 5 Years

One department, Work and Pensions, is responsible for nearly a third of the losses.

Government Laptop with Patient Info Stolen

A National Institutes of Health laptop computer holding the personal information of 2,500 patients was stolen from an employee's car trunk.

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur to Fill Top Cybersecurity Post

The unconventional pick has neither the insider status nor the cybersecurity knowledge one would expect for the position, reports The Wall Street Journal and washingtonpost.com.

Be a Better CISO

A new survey by Forrester Research discusses the seven habits of an effective CISO.

U.K.: Tories Release New Cybercrime Plan

Britain's opposition party looks to get tough on cybercrime.

Chinese Hack Attacks Worry Pentagon

The Defense Department, however, stops short of accusing the Chinese government of the attacks.

New Hacking Tool Uses Google to Find Web Site Vulnerabilities

But Web site owners can leverage the tool to discover their vulnerabilities before hackers can exploit them.

Cyberthieves Phishing for Cash

Bank accounts are a major target of cyberthieves who use "phishing" tactics to steal customers' money and tap into bank accounts.
 




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