House OKs cybersecurity bill despite veto threat

The House ignored Obama administration objections Thursday and approved legislation aimed at helping stop electronic attacks on critical U.S. infrastructure and private companies.

US Senate in new cybersecurity push

US senators, warning of potentially catastrophic cyberattacks, introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at protecting critical infrastructure such as power, water and transportation systems.

Clean reviews preceded Target's data breach, and others

Trustwave Holdings gave Target Corp. the green light on payment card security last September, just weeks before malware installed on the retailer's networks began sucking up customer information in a mega data heist.

Lawmakers optimistic about cyber bill prospects

(AP) -- House Republicans and Democrats expressed optimism Friday about sending a cybersecurity bill to President Barack Obama this year despite significant disagreements with the Senate and the White House.

House moves ahead with cybersecurity bill (Update)

(AP) -- House Republicans are pushing ahead with legislation to protect the nation's critical infrastructure and corporations from electronic attacks despite Obama administration objections that the legislation fails to ...

Data breach put 1.5M numbers at risk

(AP) -- A company that processes credit card transactions said Monday that as many as 1.5 million card numbers were compromised in a data breach early last month.

After insulin pump hacking, lawmakers seek review

(AP) -- Two lawmakers are requesting a review of the government's security standards for wireless medical devices after a diabetic discovered how to remotely reprogram his and other people's insulin pumps.

Google refutes Microsoft charge

Google has returned fire at Microsoft, accusing its rival of resorting to false allegations in a battle to win a US government contract.

Researchers establishing security standards for the internet

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dartmouth researchers who were pioneers in Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) - a system that secures and authenticates computer communications - are now playing leading roles establishing Internet standards ...

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