What is the focus of new guidelines from the PCI Security Standards Council on mobile payment acceptance security? The council's Bob Russo and Troy Leach discuss key objectives - and what's coming next.
As mobile computing grows, security pros must prepare to face a new threat landscape that includes rogue marketplaces, insecure public Wi-Fi and proximity-based hacking, says Dan Hubbard, lead contributor the Cloud Security Alliance's new report, Top Threats to Mobile Computing.
Mike Mitchell, who serves as chairman of the PCI Security Standards Council, says mobile is a focus for leaders in the payment security space. So does the PCI Council expect emerging tech to influence the PCI-DSS?
Organizations must carefully consider patch management in the context of overall IT security because it's so important to achieving sound security. Read about NIST's recommendations on how best to implement patch management.
Intuit and GE veteran Steve Bennett, chairman of the IT security software provider, replaces Enrique Salem, the longtime Symantec executive who had served as the company chief executive officer since April 2009.