Programs from Carnegie Mellon and the University of Maryland come at a time when organizations not only can't find enough IT security professionals to hire to meet their needs, but often lack the leadership to oversee IT security initiatives.
Removing provisions from the original bill to grant the federal government authority to impose standards on the mostly privately-owned critical IT infrastructure is a concession to win votes from Republicans, who oppose regulation.
Information security isn't just the domain of those branded information security professionals but also requires the knowledge of nearly every other IT occupation as well as individuals in many non-technology jobs, too.
How are banks addressing mobile security risks? Bank of America's Keith Gordon says most are just beginning to forge ahead in the mobile space, and new security gaps are areas for which institutions have to prepare, proactively.