WLANs often have weaker configurations and authentication processes that make them vulnerable for attackers to penetrate and gain access to sensitive information. New guidance from NIST is aimed at helping organizations meet security challenges.
No one - not even a security vendor - is immune to cyber attacks. "It's not a question of if or when companies will face an attack, but how they're going to defend against it," says Symantec's Francis deSouza.
Mobile security is a new discussion track at RSA Conference, but it's long been a hot topic for CISOs. Entrust's Dave Rockvam discusses BYOD and how organizations are securing personally-owned devices.
Jason Clark, CSO of Websense, has met recently with 400 CSOs. In a pre-RSA Conference interview, he discusses how security leaders can be more effective when facing mobile security and other challenges.
Verisign Inc. may have followed the letter of the law when revealing a series of breaches in an SEC filing. But the company that assures the flow of a hefty portion of Internet traffic should have been more forthright to ease the minds of its various constituencies.