The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks struck the U.S., but the impact and lessons affected the world and the entire information security profession, says Rolf von Roessing, past international vice president of ISACA.
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, federal IT leader Mark Forman was briefing government chief human resources directors on the president's e-government initiative at a forum at the University of Maryland, a 10-mile drive from his White House office, when word came of the first jet crashing into the north tower of the...
As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the U.S., Kevin Sullivan, a former investigator with the New York State Police, reflects on lessons learned and steps industries still need to take to ensure a tragedy like 9/11 is never repeated.
Bertucci's has become a beloved destination for Italian food since its
formation in 1981. With more than 2,000 employees in over 90 locations,
managing unauthorized software downloads on their growing computer
systems has become a daunting task. Unsupported and unauthorized software
and downloads by employees...
Philip Reitinger's appointment as Sony's first chief information security officer comes more than four months after a massive breach of Sony's PlayStation gaming system that exposed the personal identifiable information of some 77 million customers.
A new California law requires that organizations experiencing a data breach provide more detailed information to the individuals affected. The law, which covers breaches involving financial, healthcare and other personal information, goes into effect Jan. 1.
IT systems operated by governments, hospitals, financial institutions and other businesses averted catastrophe, for the most part, as Hurricane and then Tropical Storm Irene stormed through the Eastern seaboard over the weekend.
Fraud is a global concern, and an area regulators and financial institutions the world-over are watching closely, says Bill Isaac. Whether a cyberthreat or mortgage fraud, investments in fraud prevention will continue, despite the state of the international economy.
In order to comply with regulatory obligations all financial organizations should encrypt sensitive and confidential data anywhere it might be found or sent. But the ROI is not just compliance. Encryption can not only provide a solid defense against data breaches, but it can generate a positive return and create new...
Yahoo's Justin Somaini believes his fellow CISOs in business and government do a good job keeping their bosses informed of proper information security practices, but could do better in educating the rank and file about them.
Cyber crime against financial institutions has evolved dramatically since 2005. This evolution is what inspired the FFIEC Authentication Guidance update. But how will cyber threats evolve in the years ahead and what can banking institutions do today to protect themselves tomorrow?
Join banking security experts and...