December 04, 2014 Added by:Thu Pham
The average total cost of a data breach increased 15 percent in 2014 to $3.5 million, this according to the Ponemon Institute’s 2014 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis. But how does that average vary from industry to industry, each with different types of consumer information and different data regulations?
December 03, 2014 Added by:Steve Durbin
Despite the undeniable corporate and consumer interest, the security and privacy implications of cloud and mobile connected devices are concerning many security professionals. Countless organizations are still playing catch up – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) polices are only starting to be embedded, reviewed and updated. IT departments are overwhelmed with the amount of devices entering the workp...
December 03, 2014 Added by:Art Coviello
I am cautiously optimistic about the prospects for collaboration and collective progress in the private sector as companies and industries are recognizing that in the digital world, no one is an island. We’re more like an archipelago and we’re starting to build bridges.
November 26, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
Whenever news of a network security breach reaches the public airwaves, observers are quick to assign blame to some combination of technological shortcomings and human error that allowed an attacker to slip through the victim’s cyber defenses.
November 26, 2014 Added by:Steve Martino
While data must be protected, not all data is of equal importance and therefore not in need of the same level of protection. Security teams should consider the types of data that exist within their organizations and what security measures will work best for each.
November 20, 2014 Added by:Identropy
Depending on the functionality and importance of your applications, databases and document folders, access should be reviewed periodically to ensure your organization is secure.
November 13, 2014 Added by:Brent Huston
Almost all organizations dread writing security policies. When I ask people why this process is so intimidating, the answer I get most often is that the task just seems overwhelming and they don’t know where to start.
November 12, 2014 Added by:Brent Huston
Scoping an enterprise-level risk assessment can be a real guessing game.
November 11, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
In today’s business environment, the list of overlooked network security threats is endless. Information security professionals are modern-day gladiators, tasked with defending corporate data and networks against both known and unknown threats, but no matter how skilled they are, there will always be new threats to their networks.
November 10, 2014 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
In order to have confidence in any software that has security implications, we need to know that it is has been reviewed for structural design problems and is being continuously audited for bugs and vulnerabilities in the code.
November 05, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
To make sure remote workers are able to safely access their corporate network, administrators need to make sure that all endpoints – the company-owned devices employees use for remote work – are secure.
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