Groups raise concerns about cybersecurity standards

Wednesday, 25 April 2007, 12:33 AM EST

Legislation that would authorize the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to create emergency preparedness standards for private industry takes the wrong approach toward cybersecurity, some experts said Tuesday.

Sections of the Improving America's Security Act, which passed the U.S. Senate March 13, and the Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act, which passed the House of Representatives Jan. 9, would authorize the DHS to create voluntary cybersecurity and other preparedness standards. The Senate version would also authorize the DHS to create certification and accreditation programs associated with the standards.

At InfoWorld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Researchers track Android users by collecting accelerator readings

A group of researchers have demonstrated that Android users' movements can be tracked by simply analyzing the data provided by the devices' accelerometers and orientation sensors.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Wed, May 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //