DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson taps Andy Ozment, assistant secretary of the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, to undertake overall and direct charge for the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center.
Enough talk about the cybersecurity skills gap; it's time for a new strategy for filling it, says ISACA's Eddie Schwartz. The new CSX Practitioner certification is a step in the right direction, he says.
The takedown of Gameover Zeus taught law enforcement and banks many lessons, including that Trojans are being used to steal corporate secrets, not just money, says Eward Driehuis of Fox-IT, which investigated the threat actors behind the Trojan.
Human resources departments can play an important role in helping to prevent insider breaches, says Reid Stephan, IT security director at St. Luke's Health System. In an interview, he describes his organization's strategy.
Attributing who's behind cyberattacks is essential because it helps organizations build better defenses against future attacks, says Greg Kesner, former chief of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Data Intercept program.
Georgia Tech researchers are attempting to develop new processes and technologies to more easily detect malware. The goal, researcher Wenke Lee explains, is to find an effective way to identify and expunge advanced persistent threats
"Defend everything" is not working. And as attacks get more sophisticated, attackers are innovating in ways that challenge organizations shackled by legacy security strategies, says FireEye's Bryce Boland.
An NSA map that shows nearly 700 cyber-assaults on computers at American military installations, government agencies, businesses and educational institutions raises the question of whether the e-spy agency should have shared some of that information.
Organizations are jumping on the threat intelligence bandwagon, but are they making strategic investments? Often not, says BrightPoint Security's Rich Reybok, who says "context" is often the key missing element.
Just how prepared are Japanese entities for dealing with the risks from targeted attacks? What are the unique considerations and the maturity level? Trend Micro's Masayoshi Someya shares his perspective.
Akamai's John Ellis talks about the quick evolution of bots and botnets, and how enterprise security leaders should deal with them now using a three-pronged approach - detection, management and mitigation.
When Benjamin Wyrick of VASCO Data Security looks toward 2016, he sees financial institutions embracing new mobile banking apps that are at once convenient and secure. What are the keys to making his vision a reality?
New draft guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology instructs healthcare providers on critical steps for securing patient data on mobile devices. Nate Lesser, who helped prepare the report, offers an analysis.
With enterprises now taking to the cloud in the APAC region, it's important to learn security lessons from western counterparts, says Cloud Security Alliance CEO Jim Reavis. He offers insights on dealing with risks and legacy IT.