Deb Radcliff

Deb Radcliff is an investigative journalist and analyst focused on computer crime and security. She is currently in production on her first cyber thriller, Breaking Backbones, with Archway Publishing.

Privacy, data protection regulations clamp down on biometrics use

Avoiding the snags and snares in data breach reporting: What CISOs need to know

Avoiding the snags and snares in data breach reporting: What CISOs need to know

Ambiguities in a growing list of US reporting requirements keep CISOs up at night: Will they be compelled to report every breach even if they can prove the data was untouched? Experts advise on how to avoid trouble.

Uber breach case a ‘watershed moment’ for CISOs’ liability risk

Uber breach case a ‘watershed moment’ for CISOs’ liability risk

An upcoming case to determine whether the former Uber CSO failed to report a breach puts the legal liabilities of being a CISO in the spotlight. CISOs have a few options to minimize that risk.

Who should be responsible for financial fraud?

Improvements in payment protections are shifting the liability for fraud to the least-secure party

Pentagon Taps Contractors for ID Card Help

Having issued 3.3 million physical and logical access cards that are a precursor to those mandated under Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, the Defense Department last year began turning its attention to authenticating...

Polymorphic Malware: A Threat That Changes on the Fly

Polymorphic malware changes shape to fool detection schemes

Watch Out for PHP Holes

By the end of last year, some 2,100 PHP-related vulnerabilities existed in the ISS database of known vulnerabilities.

How to Prevent, Detect or Remove Rootkits

What you need to know about rootkits

Why Identity Management

Ultimately IDM can pay off in time and money

Identity Management in the Real World

What's identity management? Ask 20 vendors, get 20 answers. But CSOs aren't waiting for a universal definition; they're busy tackling whatever projects meet their business needs.

Federated Identity Management: Flying Duo

Boeing and Southwest's partnership teams federated identity management with Web-based application access

Security Simulations: This Is Only A Test

Security simulations and tabletop exercises help CSOs practice and plan the best response for worst-case scenarios.

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