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Vendor security will be an increasing challenge for overworked IT security teams in 2015

In a number of recent data breaches, the entry point for the hackers was through a third party vendor. FierceITSecurity recently sat down with Steve Durbin, global vice president of the non-for-profit Information Security Forum, to discuss third party security and other security challenges that will confont IT security teams in the coming year.

Facing growing threats and popular support, new Congress will face Bitcoin decisions

The U.S. Congress has yet to deliver any uniform or actionable policy regarding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. But with threats involving virtual currencies gaining national attention and supporters pushing for favorable legislation, the soon-to-be elected 114th Congress may not be able to ignore the new tech.

Infographic: FDA's multi-layer regulatory structure for mobile medical apps

Despite the security and privacy risks that mobile apps pose for medical use, the Food and Drug Administration is "leading the way in defining a regulatory path for mobile medical apps", explains an infographic from high-tech product design and development consultancy Sagentia.

'Internet of Everything' will be platform of the future

The highlight of the Gartner Symposium ITxpo so far has been the keynote address by Cisco chief John Chambers, who laid out his vision that the "Internet of Everything" will become the platform of the future.