Why should CISOs not report to CIOs? And why do CISOs need more direct lines of communication with CFOs? Chris Pierson, a cybersecurity attorney and CISO who'll be a speaker at RSA Conference 2016, provides answers.
Privacy looks to be one of the hottest topics at RSA Conference 2016. Cisco's Michelle Dennedy shares insights on encryption backdoors as well as the likely impact of newly revised EU privacy legislation.
It's the 25th anniversary of the RSA Conference. What's planned for this year's landmark security event? Britta Glade, senior content manager for the conference, and Informatica CISO Bill Burns offer a preview of the RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco.
Even as the demand for security professionals grows, the outflow of practitioners from the profession is greater than the influx of fresh blood, says (ISC)² CEO David Shearer. How can this trend be effectively addressed?
In this audio report, hear Homeland Security Assistant Secretary Andy Ozment attempt to assuage concerns raised by some business leaders who fear revealing corporate secrets by participating in cyberthreat information sharing. Others also weigh in on the issues.
It's the ultimate challenge for government agencies: How can they be both secure and compliant - especially when operating in a hybrid cloud environment? Trend Micro's Ed Cabrera offers insight into the unique challenges and emerging solutions.
Mobility and IoT are acknowledged by security practitioners to be a whole different beast when it comes to management. MetricStream's French Caldwell says that GRC likewise needs to change its paradigm to accommodate this disruption.
Retailers have been at the center of high-profile breaches and an ongoing debate with banking institutions. But Brian Engle of the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center says cross-industry collaboration is helping retailers improve cybersecurity.
When is a breach not a breach? When you can prove that sensitive data has not been accessed - even off a lost or stolen device. And the way to ensure that, says former prosecutor Stephen Treglia, is through Absolute Data & Device Security.
A successful startup is fueled by passion, speed and innovation - all enabled by technology. Not securing this technology layer from day one can therefore have expensive consequences later. IEEE's Diogo Mónica shares security insight for startups.
Sophisticated phishing campaigns, increasingly targeted because of social media, are fueling business email compromises - a growing wire fraud scheme that is attacking businesses worldwide, says Jim Hansen of PhishMe.
Because of the U.S. migration to EMV, 2016 is expected to be a watershed year for mobile payment adoption, says Randy Vanderhoof of the EMV Migration Forum. Now, he says, the industry should be more focused on new applications hitting the market than on the number of adopters.
Extortion campaigns waged by cybercriminals are expected to become more damaging in 2016, putting additional pressure on CISOs to enhance protection of internal networks and educate employees about extortionists' techniques, says iSight Partner's John Miller.
If presidential candidates don't have the technical know-how to take an educated stand on whether tech companies should provide the government with a backdoor to encryption, how can we judge if they'll make the right choice if they get elected?