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  • The Elvis of information security

    As with any field, information security has its fair share of luminaries. You know who I mean -- those people whose conference sessions are standing room only and the authors of the information security bibles you read.

     

  • Who's Who in Infosec: Ronald Rivest

    Who's Who in Infosec is an ongoing series featuring profiles of security professionals and their contributions to the industry. 

  • Who's Who in Infosec: Philip Zimmermann

    Who's Who in Infosec is an ongoing series featuring profiles of security professionals and their contributions to the industry. 

  • Who's Who in Infosec: Ira Winkler

    Who's Who in Infosec is an ongoing series featuring profiles of security professionals and their contributions to the industry. 

  • Who's Who in Infosec: Krizi Trivisani

    Who's Who in Infosec is an ongoing series featuring profiles of security professionals and their contributions to the industry. 

  • Who's Who in Infosec: Ed Skoudis

    Who's Who in Infosec is an ongoing series featuring profiles of security professionals and their contributions to the industry. 

  • Who's Who in Infosec: Marc Zwillinger

    Who's Who in Infosec is an ongoing series featuring profiles of security professionals and their contributions to the industry. 

  • Gartner: Where does a CSO fit in the enterprise chain?

    Chief security officers at the Gartner IT Security Summit weren't jockeying for power, but they were making a case for being at a level equal to that of the CIO. 

  • Webcasts: Advice for the security certs path

    Let's face it when it comes to choosing a security certification the path is not always clear cut. How do you decide which cert is right for you? Do you really "need" a particular security cert? Are some certs "better" than others? What's the best wa... 

  • Corporate security career path often cultivated internally

    Enterprises have plenty of good reasons to look inward when building an IT security staff. It's often cheaper to hire from within, and current employees know the business and long-term company goals.