The Senate is nearing its first major cybersecurity debate since 2012, opening the floodgates for amendments on issues ranging from consumer data-breach notification requirements to the security of federal computer networks. There is tremendous pent-up demand among senators to weigh in on cyber policy after years of costly hacks and chilling cyber attacks. Source: Businesses […]

Boards are trying to build more productive, transparent relationships with cybersecurity chiefs to decrease the risk of attack. But directors can by stymied by a lack of basic security knowledge. New guidance from the National Association of Corporate Directors suggests asking more searching questions of chief information security officers, including how they measure their teams […]

In the 2015 first half, venture firms invested $1.2 billion in cybersecurity startups.  On Monday, Google Capital, GOOG 16.05 % the search giant’s growth-equity fund, made its first cybersecurity investment, leading a $100 million round in Crowdstrike, known for outing Chinese and Russian hackers. Allegis Capital this month said it closed on $100 million toward […]