Stories by Taylor Armerding

Closing the CVE gap: Is MITRE up to it?

Critics say the The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) program, managed by MITRE, is falling far behind in its mission to catalog and identify all known vulnerabilities. Its defenders say a new model is closing that gap.

Security experts: Cyber sharing isn't enough

Most experts at a Johns Hopkins University conference on cyber threat sharing said that while it's a useful tool, government officials should focus on stronger online security.

The 5 worst Big Data privacy risks (and how to guard against them)

The collection and manipulation of Big Data, as its proponents have been saying for several years now, can result in real-world benefits: Advertisements focused on what you actually want to buy; smart cars that can call for an ambulance if you're in an accident; wearable or implantable devices that can monitor your health and notify your doctor if something is going wrong.