April 23, 2015
Experts at a Verizon event at RSA Conference 2015 say no data breach response plan is complete until certain human factors are considered.
August 08, 2014
At Black Hat 2014, Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos decried enterprise security companies' inability to handle scale and system diversity, and called on vendors to seize the opportunity for innovation.
July 17, 2014
New Ponemon Institute data shows enterprise executives rarely if ever talk with their security teams, and that threat modeling may be underused.
June 20, 2014
Who profits from a credit card data breach? It doesn't matter. It will cost CIOs and their companies big time. Also in this week's Searchlight: Amazon smartphone announcement, Netflix plea to FCC and more.
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An IT security governance board is a key feature in security budgeting, but who makes up this body? Expert Joseph Granneman outlines the best structure for security governance boards. Continue Reading
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A chief information security officer is becoming a necessity to organizations. Expert Mike O. Villegas explains why and how to communicate this need to other executives. Continue Reading
CISO roles and responsibilities are built on impossible standards and unrealistic expecations. Expert Joseph Granneman explains this trend and why enterprises need to reverse it. Continue Reading
Enterprises should prepare a SMAC security policy, since the strategy is on the rise. Expert Joseph Granneman explains some SMAC security implications to be aware of. Continue Reading
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CISOs sometimes need to work a bit harder to gain the same respect given to other C-level positions, but there are ways for CISOs to gain more respect. Continue Reading
Video: Securicon's Ernie Hayden discusses why new resources make the CISO role easier, but new threats and a brighter spotlight make the role harder than ever. Continue Reading
Salaries for CISOs can vary widely. Expert Joseph Granneman explains how to earn a higher salary but warns against making it your top career goal. Continue Reading