Nearly three-quarters of surveyed professionals say concerns regarding data security prevent their organizations from adopting cloud services. And more than half of the respondents say their own services are more secure than those offered by cloud providers.
These are among the findings of the new 2012 Cloud...
Cloud services are being adopted increasingly by organizations. But with adoption comes increased concern, says Symantec's Francis deSouza. How can organizations deploy cloud security to protect their data?
Jason Clark, CSO of Websense, has spent a significant amount of time meeting with over 400 CSOs. From his interactions, Clark offers his advice on how chief information security officers can be more effective.
"The changes we propose in revision 4 are directly linked to the current state of the threat space - the capabilities, intentions and targeting activities of adversaries - and analysis of attack data over time," says NIST's Ron Ross.
No one - not even a security vendor - is immune to cyber attacks. "It's not a question of if or when companies will face an attack, but how they're going to defend against it," says Symantec's Francis deSouza.
Mobile security is a new discussion track at RSA Conference, but it's long been a hot topic for CISOs. Entrust's Dave Rockvam discusses BYOD and how organizations are securing personally-owned devices.
Cloud computing gives the jitters to those charged with protecting their organization's IT assets. To gauge the concerns of security professionals about cloud computing, we're fielding a global survey covering all industries. We want to know your views.
"It should provide fuel for anyone calling for data breach legislation to include criminal sanctions ...," says Neal O'Farrell of the Identity Theft Council. "This was nothing short of a clumsy cover-up."
"With a company-issued device, you can issue a policy that says users have no rights of privacy over information on the device," says Javelin's Tom Wills. But with employee-owned devices? A whole new set of issues.