Mobile security, advanced persistent threat and DDoS attacks on banks have been among the hottest security stories. How have they influenced RSA Conference 2013? Program Chair Hugh Thompson previews the event.
From sophisticated malware to socially-engineered schemes, banking institutions of all sizes are under constant, multi-channel attack. How can they respond? Daniel Ingevaldson of Easy Solutions shares ideas.
Intrusion detection is challenging for most organizations, and hackers' ever-increasing skill to evade monitoring tools only compounds the problem. But Zions Bank's Michael Fowkes says big data can help.
Malware, DDoS and mobile security aside, one of the biggest risks is organizations' lack of visibility into specific threats. Don Gray of Solutionary explains the need for actionable threat intelligence.
Britain has an IT skills gap problem, not unlike its American cousin's, as well as nearly every other nationality. Besides technical experts, society needs psychologists, law enforcers, strategists, risk managers, lawyers and accountants with cyber know-how.
Security threats to healthcare organizations are on the rise - and so are regulatory requirements. Kim Singletary of McAfee discusses the top breach prevention and response challenges for healthcare organizations in 2013.
We've seen user-driven trends such as BYOD before, says Kevin Flynn of Fortinet. And if organizations remember past security lessons, they will avoid falling prey to mistakes that could lead to breaches.
President Obama devoted 26 words to cybersecurity in his 2012 State of the Union address. What will he say this year? We asked IT security experts to play speechwriter, and here's what they would have the president say to Congress on cybersecurity.
National Institute of Standards and Technology's Jeremy Grant says the government will fund pilot projects to accelerate progress toward the creation of improved, interoperable systems for secure, privacy-enhancing trusted online credentials.
It isn't just a staffing shortage that stops organizations from building cyberteams. It's a skills crisis, says SANS Institute founder Alan Paller, who tells why now is the ideal time to fill top roles with qualified professionals.
Ron Ross, the NIST computer scientist who heads the initiative that is revising the guidance, characterizes the updated publication as the most comprehensive one since the initial catalogue of controls was issued in 2005.
How can security pros help organizations prevent breaches and data loss? The Online Trust Alliance has released its latest guide to data protection and breach readiness, and OTA founder Craig Spiezle offers tips.