One problem tracking IT security employment is the dearth of information. Even the most trustworthy organization in collecting employment data, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, furnishes infosec data it cautions aren't reliable.
"What happens in Vegas got 19 people busted," says Robert Siciliano, a McAfee consultant and ID theft expert, on the latest busts. "The fight against card fraud is beginning to look like the war on drugs."
The cost of a data breach is down, say the latest Ponemon Institute study. But as the Global Payments breach shows, organizations still have many reasons to be concerned, says researcher Larry Ponemon.
Cloud services are being adopted increasingly by organizations. But with adoption comes increased concern, says Symantec's Francis deSouza. How can organizations deploy cloud security to protect their data?