CISOs looking for a way to build credibility with senior executives - and win funding for important projects - need to drop the "just say no" approach and build a reputation as a team player, says security professor Ray Davidson.
How do we lessen the risks posed by mobile devices and their apps, along with direct access provided to proprietary corporate data and networks? Here are five clear, actionable ways to mitigate your risks.
RSA Conference 2013 opens Feb. 25 in San Francisco, and for the fourth straight year Information Security Media Group will be a Platinum Media Sponsor. What's on the agenda of this world-class security event?
Mobile security, advanced persistent threat and DDoS attacks on banks have been among the hottest security stories. How have they influenced RSA Conference 2013? Program Chair Hugh Thompson previews the event.
Information sharing within the financial sector has been critical in thwarting cyber-attacks. Legislation pending before Congress would help bridge the information gap among industries, says Paul Smocer of BITS.
From sophisticated malware to socially-engineered schemes, banking institutions of all sizes are under constant, multi-channel attack. How can they respond? Daniel Ingevaldson of Easy Solutions shares ideas.
Intrusion detection is challenging for most organizations, and hackers' ever-increasing skill to evade monitoring tools only compounds the problem. But Zions Bank's Michael Fowkes says big data can help.
Malware, DDoS and mobile security aside, one of the biggest risks is organizations' lack of visibility into specific threats. Don Gray of Solutionary explains the need for actionable threat intelligence.
Even the brightest technologists aren't immune from cyber-attacks. Just ask Facebook. The social-media company says it fell victim to a sophisticated attack in which an exploit allowed malware to be installed on employees' laptops.