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While a majority of IT security pros don't share threat data, those who do love it

While less than half of IT security pros share threat intelligence, almost all of those who do share threat intelligence believe that it enables them to provide better protection for their company, according to a survey of more than 500 IT security pros by Intel's McAfee Labs.

FAA names Amazon, Walmart and others for drone registration task force

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Thursday the members of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Registration Task Force, which will deliver recommendations to the FAA for a drone operator registration process due by Nov. 20.

FAA names 2 new officials to oversee integration of drones into US airspace

The Federal Aviation Administration has named two new officials – Marke "Hoot" Gibson and Earl Lawrence – to oversee the agency's effort to integrate drones, or unmanned aerial systems, into the U.S. airspace.

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.

Spotlight: French telecom regulator threatens criminal prosecution of Skype

ARCEP, the French telecom regulator, has told the Paris prosecutor that Skype's failure to file as an electronic communications operator in France could be considered a criminal offense.

'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.

Cisco CEO: 'Internet of Everything' will be next IT platform

Orlando, Fla.-- The "Internet of Everything" will become the IT platform of the future, predicted John Chambers, chairman and chief executive officer of Cisco.

Spotlight: Brown inks bill to outlaw VoIP regulation in California

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that prohibits the state from regulating VoIP services, reports the Capitol Weekly. In August, the California legislation passed the bill that...