Computing security includes identity management to ensure proper access controls to controlled or sensitive information and permission rights for individuals to view information and data maintained by others. Security is maintained by administrators with encryption and password control and through the use of tokens or biometric devices to ensure user identity.


NewsSecurity is the top concern of more than two-thirds of CIOs and CTOs. Here's a look at the overall top 10 concerns facing today's technology leaders, according to new research.
NewsSAS is connecting the dots between cybersecurity, big data and analytics at this week's SAS Global Forum Conference in Dallas.
NewsNearly 70% of CEOs or boards of directors have asked for IT security status updates amid recent corporate hacks, according to a recent survey.
NewsCompanies that share information on hacking threats with each other and U.S. law enforcement would be shielded from lawsuits under a House bill that faced objections from privacy advocates.
NewsThe Defense Department is seeking a new collaboration with Silicon Valley to gain access to the latest technology and talent as the U.S. seeks to prevent catastrophic cyber-attacks.
NewsAfter a decade of false starts, encryption technology is taking hold across mobile devices and cloud computing. The big question: Can traditional enterprise networks and on-premises data centers keep pace with this fast-rising encryption trend?
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NewsAfter conceding that the IT security market has largely failed customers, RSA President Amit Yoran offered a five-point vision for the path forward during the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco.
NewsThe computer security industry is eating humble pie at this week's RSA Security Conference in San Francisco. Amid continued cybersecurity break-ins and a growing threat landscape, here are five key IT security and data protection trends emerging at the conference.
NewsRaytheon is investing $1.57 billion to create a new cybersecurity company with private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners LLC as the defense contractor seeks to capitalize on emerging threats to private data and broaden its customer base in the business world.
Data PrivacyWikiLeaks published more than 200,000 internal Sony Pictures Entertainment documents and e-mails, opening a new chapter in the hacking saga that enveloped Sony Corp.’s Hollywood studio late last year.
NewsUC Berkeley, Stanford University and State Street Global Exchange have launched the Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk (CDAR), which will promote data-science techniques to manage and mitigate economic and financial risk.
NewsThe Pentagon will miss its own 2016 deadline to create cybersecurity teams to defend critical computer networks from hacking and they won’t be fully operational until 2018, a senior Defense Department official said.
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