"This is our life for the future," DHS's Mark Weatherford says. "Bad guys are figuring out that they can create this kind of havoc at almost [no] cost for themselves. It is more than just a distraction; it is now the way we operate."
Using technology to prevent breaches is insufficient. Security leaders also must address the human factor, making sure staff members receive appropriate training on clear-cut policies - before it's too late.
It's not malware, crime rings or hacktivists. What, then, are among the threats that concern security leaders most? CISO Tom Newton offers new insight on today's top threats and strategies to combat them.
The growing threat landscape exacerbates the IT security skills shortage, meaning many organizations struggle with inadequate and sometimes unqualified staff. How are security leaders addressing the crisis?
To acknowledge leaders who are playing a critical role in shaping the way healthcare organizations approach information security and privacy, HealthcareInfoSecurity announces its inaugural list of Influencers.
To acknowledge individuals and organizations that are playing critical roles in shaping the way financial services organizations approach information security and privacy, BankInfoSecurity announces its inaugural list of Influencers.
When it comes to mobility, how do leaders balance security needs with employees' BYOD desires? The easy answer: Just say no. But that's also the wrong answer. What security tips do these leaders offer?
Sometimes HIPAA training alone is just not enough to drill into peoples' heads why and how patient information needs to be protected. So, how are organizations getting medical staff to do the right thing?
Heading into 2013, security leaders across industry feel confident about their processes and technology. People, though, continue to create the greatest risks. Can "awareness in depth" make a difference?