Organizations in all business sectors should take a series of steps to guard against "visual hacking," a low-tech method used to capture sensitive, confidential and private information for unauthorized use.
With the White House set to issue its cybersecurity framework next month, a former CIA chief information security information officer vividly explains why the set of best IT security practices won't necessarily protect the nation's critical infrastructure.
One key way to reduce the risk of a breach is continuous improvement of information security programs. It's dangerous to put security controls in place and then walk away, thinking you're finished, warns security expert Kate Borten.
Termination of an employee after a breach should be reserved for repeat offenders, individuals who show a total disregard for the rules, those who seek to harm another or the most egregious incidents, security expert Mac McMillan contends.
Breaches are expensive, embarrassing and entice additional scrutiny from regulators and consumers alike. By taking eight key steps, you can protect private information and lessen the impact of breaches when they occur.
Improving collaboration among employees is the goal of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to ban telecommuting, but her edict means better information security as well, writes veteran CISO Patricia Titus.