Highly publicized breaches at Facebook, Twitter, the New York Times and other organizations in recent weeks suggest there's a new normal in the cyberthreat arena. But the onetime head of U.S. CERT, Mischel Kwon, doesn't think so.
A proposed directive requiring the reporting of serious cyber-attacks to national authorities could add complexity to organizations operating online in the European Union, says IT security lawyer FranÃ§ois Gilbert.
We've seen user-driven trends such as BYOD before, says Kevin Flynn of Fortinet. And if organizations remember past security lessons, they will avoid falling prey to mistakes that could lead to breaches.
Security threats to healthcare organizations are on the rise - and so are regulatory requirements. Kim Singletary of McAfee discusses the top breach prevention and response challenges for healthcare organizations in 2013.
How can security pros help organizations prevent breaches and data loss? The Online Trust Alliance has released its latest guide to data protection and breach readiness, and OTA founder Craig Spiezle offers tips.
Although hacktivists announced suspension of DDoS attacks against banks, other industries are now getting hit, and banks can't afford to get complacent because of the fraud risk, says security specialist Bill Stewart.
As enterprises move more applications to the cloud, continuous monitoring will play a greater role in assuring the software is patched in a timely manner, says John Streufert, DHS director of federal network resilience.
It's not malware, crime rings or hacktivists. What, then, are among the threats that concern security leaders most? CISO Tom Newton offers new insight on today's top threats and strategies to combat them.
It isn't so much the changing threat landscape that causes security leaders to re-assess their approach to incident response. Mobility and the expanding perimeter are the real factors driving change....