03/27/2013 - According to a new study from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2, a shortage of security experts with strong leadership and communications skills poses a direct challenge to organizations around the world. The study includes feedback from more than 12,000 IT security professionals from across the globe.
03/26/2013 - Since the death of long-time Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez was announced on March 5, a harsh light has been cast on the economic and political future of the South American nation. The upcoming April 14 elections will be a referendum on whether the country will continue to operate as it did under the Chavez regime, or move in a new direction.
01/25/2013 - Skype users want to know what information Skype shares with law enforcement. The UN opens an investigation into drone strikes. NIST is looking for small businesses to create cybersecurity solutions. And more.
01/24/2013 - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says U.S. should increase its role in Africa to counter jihadist threat. The University of Tennessee is working on a bio-agent locator. The U.S. freezes Yakuza assets. And more.
01/22/2013 - No major security incidents reported on inauguration day. A Montreal University student was expelled for hacking after he alerted the college of a network security flaw. Connecticut security guards plan a protest. And more.
01/18/2013 - In 2011 hackers threatened to take on the Zeta cartel, but backed off after the cartel threatened to track them down. Now Anonymous has launched a campaign against the Mexican government in support of a rebel group.