RSA Conference Asia Pacific and Japan, which wrapped up last week, was a successful reflection of this region's hottest security topics. Here are some of my own observations, as well as feedback from the attendees.
Organizations think they have done everything right, yet still they are breached. What has gone wrong? RSA's CTO Zulfikar Ramzan says it's time for security practitioners to shift to a new prevention mindset.
Amit Yoran, president of RSA, says Asian organizations must re-think their approach to security. He outlines five key steps to building a resilient cyber defense mechanism. But how do security leaders respond?
Raimund Genes' keynote at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan is an appeal to the information security community to start putting security in perspective, emphasizing new approaches that address the changing threat landscape.
Bank of the West prides itself on being an innovator in customer education about fraud prevention. But customers still don't want to be inconvenienced with arduous security hoops, says bank fraud prevention officer David Pollino.
This year's event was bigger than ever, overwhelming to take in, and no single challenge, strategy or solution emerged as a top priority - very much a reflection of today's information security marketplace.
As a longtime security leader, Eddie Schwartz has felt acutely the pain of the security skills crisis. Now, as chair of ISACA's Cybersecurity Task Force, he's helping organizations do something about it.
Eduardo Perez, Visa's senior vice president of risk services, says the U.S. push for EMV is moving forward, even though a majority of U.S. merchants will not make the October 2015 liability shift date.
The Department of Homeland Security will establish a Silicon Valley satellite office to improve relations with IT security vendors and recruit cybersecurity talent, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a keynote address at RSA Conference 2015.
Stronger authentication is just a piece of the fraud-prevention puzzle. Emphasis is now being placed on back-end analytics and monitoring that remove the user from the process, says Bryan Jardine of Easy Solutions.
As security threats evolve, so do the market and maturity of managed security services. Court Little of Solutionary discusses the new demand for managed services - and how organizations can get the most from them.
Europe does not know the true extent of its data breach problem, says Europol advisor Brian Honan, owing to the lack of a U.S.-style breach notification law to alert European consumers when their data has been stolen or exposed.