December 21, 2016 Added by:Dan Lohrmann
A new world of hacking motivations and causes is starting to develop — along with convenient, easy-to-use tools for computer novices to do many dangerous things online.
December 09, 2016 Added by:Michelle Johnson Cobb
Organizations that seek to achieve greater representation of women in their IT security teams should maintain a steady, multi-faceted approach to recruitment — and continually evaluate their performance in terms of the advancement and retention of women in this area.
November 17, 2016 Added by:Peter Buttler
A new survey conducted by Symantec found that consumers are overwhelmed with the concern to protect their devices from cybercriminals.
October 12, 2016 Added by:Michelle Johnson Cobb
As cyberthreats have become more sophisticated, networks more complex and cybersecurity issues of greater concern at the board level, demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals has soared. Unfortunately, there just isn’t enough talent to fill all of the roles.
September 07, 2016 Added by:Ron Arden
Whether it is the company’s trade secrets, product designs, financial data or the personal information of customers, businesses must protect high value information from landing in the hands of the wrong individual or threat group.
August 26, 2016 Added by:Eric Aarrestad
When addressing the risk of Insider Threats, we must look beyond those who are intentionally doing harm and place equal emphasis on those who are simply doing their job.
July 13, 2016 Added by:Steve Durbin
When it comes to cyber security, it’s more important than ever for board members and core executives—especially those not directly involved with deploying security programs—to fully participate and contribute on a continuous basis.
June 20, 2016 Added by:Steve Durbin
Executives are familiar with the benefits of cyberspace and how the Internet, and today’s usage of connected devices, increases innovation, collaboration, efficiency, competitiveness and commitment to customers, but many struggle with assessing the risks versus the rewards.
June 03, 2016 Added by:Ajit Sancheti
Embracing new technologies that help intelligently automate parts of security to provide overwhelmed security teams a hand is a start. But in the long run, bigger changes to security strategies will need to take place. Everyone in a company needs to be responsible for security, not just the CISO.
April 05, 2016 Added by:Steve Durbin
Most research on the insider threat focuses on malicious behavior. However, insider negligence and insider accidents comprise a greater and growing proportion of information security incidents. Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) who limit their thinking to malicious insiders may be gravely miscalculating the risk.
March 14, 2016 Added by:Mark Parker
Unfortunately, while the popularity of March Madness (the NCAA Basketball Tournament) has grown exponentially, nearly every facet of any employee’s involvement with the event could open up the employee, as well as the organization, to a number of cyber risks.
February 17, 2016 Added by:Dan Lohrmann
With the surging growth in cyberspace, new technologies, Wi-Fi, apps, robots, drones, terrorists with social media accounts, the Internet of Things (IoT) and nation-state hacking, online data security has become the Achilles’ heel of the Internet. A growing number of people want to know about new apps available for their smartphones and their data in the cloud – along with the upcoming securit...
December 21, 2015 Added by:Dan Lohrmann
Beyond cyber war and the good guys having the right tools to catch the bad guys, there can be a tendency to ignore “more mundane” acceptable use directives. That is, security staff can download copyrighted material (movies and games), view porn at work, look at information that is private (like promotions, raises or other data from management), “borrow” passwords or delete log files to cov...
December 08, 2015 Added by:Kirsten Bay
Where is a cyber security professional to begin when the stakes are set against the corporation? The key is better preparation. Below are five steps that will provide an approach to help build a strategy that offers the potential to outsmart the attacker.
December 07, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin
As information risks and cyber security threats increase, organizations need to move away from reacting to incidents and toward predicting and preventing them. Developing a robust mechanism to assess and treat information risk throughout the organization is a business essential.
December 03, 2015 Added by:Darren McCue
Time and again we see companies neglecting to protect themselves at the most basic, key levels – on both the physical and digital sides – leaving dangerous gaps in coverage to be exploited farther down the complexity chain.
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