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.


NewsThe FBI said it’s close to finding the hackers responsible for the attack on health-insurance company Anthem Inc. that exposed personal data on about 80 million customers.
NewsManaging data security is the most urgent focus area for retail CIOs, according to a new study from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Forrester Research Inc.
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NewsEager to move beyond passwords and staff identity badges, demand for biometric access technologies among enterprises, government entities and consumers is growing fast, according to a new report from ABI Research.
NewsLenovo Group Ltd. apologized to customers as it works with users to enable laptop computer owners to remove pre-installed software that potentially exposed them to hacking attacks and unauthorized activity monitoring.
NewsA sophisticated spying campaign infected tens of thousands of computers worldwide with surveillance software, some embedded in hard drives, according to a report from a cybersecurity company that points toward the U.S. National Security Agency.
NewsThe SEC's new CIO, Pamela C. Dyson, will need to juggle big data and cybersecurity initiatives amid new mandates from the Obama administration.
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Information Management NewsPresident appealing to technology companies for cooperation to fend off criminal and state-sponsored attacks on the nation’s computer networks.
NewsPresident Barack Obama will create a way for companies to voluntarily share information about computer-network threats while he awaits congressional action on cybersecurity legislation.
NewsThe top executives of Google Inc., Yahoo! Inc. and Facebook Inc. won’t attend President Barack Obama’s cybersecurity summit on Friday, at a time when relations between the White House and Silicon Valley have frayed over privacy issues.
NewsHowever, research from the New York Department of Financial Services found that actual data loss is not a common outcome of compromised systems.
NewsDigital business executives have found a new way to engage with their customers.
NewsPresident Barack Obama’s plan to create a new agency to combat hackers may improve information sharing between government and industry, although it adds to a security bureaucracy that some have warned has already grown unwieldy.
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