Using technology to prevent breaches is insufficient. Security leaders also must address the human factor, making sure staff members receive appropriate training on clear-cut policies - before it's too late.
Smaller nation-states have been upping the ante of cyber-attacks for years, and now one has shown us exactly the kind of cyberdestruction that extremist elements are willing and able to conduct, former-U.S. National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell writes.
The continuing loss of data to China suggests that the federal government should carefully assess the cybersecurity implications associated with the expansion of Chinese cloud and mobile providers in the U.S.
As mobile devices become ubiquitous in healthcare, more precautionary measures are needed to ensure patient confidentiality. To prevent data breaches, hospitals, clinics and others need to take five essential steps.
2011 has offered quite a number of tough lessons for security professionals. Here at (ISC)2, where security education is our focus, the close of another year raises the old teacher's question: "What have we learned, class?"