Tag: security

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Be Alert: Anticipating the Next Big IT Threat

It could happen in an instant. The next cybersecurity breach is just around the corner – and it’s going to be big. According to IDC, roughly one-fourth of the world’s population will be impacted by a security event before the … Read more…

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Welcome To The IoT — Please Check Your Security At The Door

How often do you think about the electric motors in your life? Not much, I suspect, but you’re surrounded by thousands of them. They’re in your home, moving air and water around. They’re in your car, your office building, making … Read more…

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The CISO’s Role in Defending Against Cybersecurity Litigation

CISOs play a starring role in lawsuits that arise in the wake of data breaches. Though not new, these suits have become more financially significant as the scale of cybersecurity incidents has grown. It’s one thing to have a few … Read more…

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Join us: Cyber Security Summit L.A.

Today’s IT executives have more to worry about than ever before.  As cyber criminals become more aggressive, IT execs must ensure that their security strategies are rock-solid now, so the business can attack whatever hackers may throw at them in … Read more…

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Keep your Branch Office Risks in Check

Branch data networks are critical to the function of many enterprises. However, the security risks posed by wide area networks is increasing as internet use and cloud application access expands from branch locations. With news of Yahoo, Kimpton Hotels, Dropbox … Read more…

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Moving from Compliance to Threat-Based Security Programs

In my experience working with enterprises of different sizes, security managers usually face a choice between compliance and advanced threat-based security countermeasures. In this article, I explore how to navigate this tension and improve your overall security and compliance posture … Read more…

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Managing the BoD – Strategies for Providing Transparency

Working with senior business executives is one of the great perks of becoming a CISO. In the case of your company’s board of directors (BoD), the perk also includes challenges. Like an audition for “America’s Got Talent,” the BoD presentation … Read more…

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Is Your Business Prepared? 12 Questions for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is the annual campaign sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). October will feature programming that is meant to engage and educate the public about cybersecurity. It also offers an opportunity for people … Read more…