The information security field has done a poor job of attracting and retaining women, contends Jo Stewart-Rattray, international director of ISACA, who emphasizes the need for mentoring as well as salary equity.
Potomac Institute's Melissa Hathaway suggests that Modi's Digital India should define security strategy in economic terms, and should include best practices from different nations to build a resilient cyber defense.
Trend Micro's Q2 Security roundup report indicates that existing attack vectors are getting starker, even as cybercrime is getting more commoditized. Myla Pilao shares key insight on the landscape in the region.
With organizations increasingly moving to the cloud, more security professionals are needed to help secure those environments as well as manage incident response. Cloud forensics expert Neha Thethi outlines must-have skills, qualifications and certifications.
Gartner research director Craig Lawson discusses three waves of threat intelligence services that can be leveraged by enterprises in building a threat detection model, while emphasizing what is driving the third wave.
The commoditization of attack infrastructure and services in the cyber-criminal underground, and the low cost and ease of launching targeted attacks, are growing concerns that require new defense strategies, says Trend Micro's Raimund Genes.
In addition to having a dedicated individual or team responsible for privacy matters, organizations must ensure their information security and IT staffs are knowledgeable about data privacy issues, says Trevor Hughes, CEO of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
As the Indian economy pushes closer to realizing the promise of initiatives such as Digital India, the momentum is causing a strategic paradigm shift in the approach to cybersecurity. DSCI's Vinayak Godse shares observations.
Mobile computing remains a challenge for many enterprises - with an unprecedented explosion of devices and applications. Understanding diversity, avoiding uncertainty and planning ahead are some suggestions from Gartner's John Girard.
The act of prevention is dead. The new mandate for CISOs is to quickly detect anomalous behavior in the networks to be able to respond quickly to breaches and combat threats, says RSA's director, Kartik Shahani.
President Obama characterizes hacks of American businesses by Chinese hackers as an "act of aggression" against the United States and promises his administration will take action against the Chinese if they don't stop.
Increasingly, as enterprise leaders plan security investments, they think not just about threats and technology, but also how to tie their decisions to business performance. Gartner's Sid Deshpande explains the shift.
Drawn by the potential for low risk and high reward, criminals worldwide are increasingly pursuing online crime instead of conventional forms of property crime, such as burglary and robbery, warns cybersecurity expert Alan Woodward.
FBI Special Agent Charles Gunther says collaboration with FinCEN, international law enforcement and U.S. banks has helped the FBI recover millions of funds stolen from customers via emerging wire fraud schemes.