Dr. Amirudin Wahab, CEO, Malaysia Cybersecurity, says organizations in the Middle East must adopt a strong public-private partnership model and build an effective information-sharing platform to create a more secure ecosystem.
After blaming a recent spate of bank robberies on banks' poor information security practices, SWIFT has changed its tune. Now it says it wants to help financial firms spot related fraud and better share information about unfolding threats.
Security leaders, while welcoming India's new intellectual property rights policy as a step in the right direction, argue that the policy lacks specifics around awareness creation, enforcement of IP rights and software patenting.
With hack attacks continuing against banks, SWIFT must follow in the footsteps of other vendors - notably Microsoft - and begin offering detailed, prescriptive security guidance to its users, says Doug Gourlay of Skyport Systems.
Anonymous, which launched a DDoS attack on Bank of Greece's website and those of several other banks, plans to attack top banks from Southeast Asia. Can Indian banks deflect such attacks with adequate DDoS defences?
As the U.S. Congress unanimously approves the Email Privacy Act, the question arises: Is India ready for such legislation? Security leaders discuss what prevents the enactment of such a law and whether law enforcement is even ready for one.
Even with the exponential increase in what technology can achieve in fighting security threats and fraud, a recent discussion with practitioners suggests that insider risk remains the biggest issue giving practitioners sleepless nights.
SEBI urges commodity derivatives exchanges to put resilient cybersecurity defences in place to protect themselves from growing attacks. Security leaders say such mandates will compel senior management to increase focus on cybersecurity.
Ahmed Baig, founder of the CISO Council of UAE, says security leadership via fear, uncertainty and doubt is a thing of the past. In fact, future CISOs who use those tactics might find themselves ostracized and doomed to fail.
Even as cloud, virtualized environments and mobility continue to make the technology landscape within the enterprise more complex, it's getting harder for organizations to maintain perspective and visibility of all the pieces, says Skybox Security's EVP Stewart Fox.
A panel of experts debates the ineffectiveness of the public, private partnership model in evolving a plan to develop an ideal framework to tackle cyber threats. What is needed to build an effective model to respond to future threats?
Security leaders discuss the cyber-threat challenges facing India's critical infrastructure, including energy, manufacturing, defense and transportation. What new strategies, solutions and best practices do they suggest to respond to emerging threats?