Like the Target breach a year ago, the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack that's grabbed recent headlines will prove to be a catalyst for change, grabbing the attention of CEOs and board members and spurring them to beef up information security.
How relevant is ROI when demonstrating security to senior management? How seriously do Indian organizations take the practice of privacy? Sagar Karan, CISO at Fullerton India, shares his insights on these topics.
Not only has the CISO role evolved into information risk management, but it also has gained greater visibility to senior leaders. Parag Deodhar of Bharti AXA Gen. Insurance discusses the new expectations.
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.
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.
Heading into 2013, security leaders across industry feel confident about their processes and technology. People, though, continue to create the greatest risks. Can "awareness in depth" make a difference?
CISOs' top three priorities for 2013 are emerging threats, technology trends and filling security gaps, says RSA CISO Eddie Schwartz. But what new strategies should leaders employ to tackle these challenges?
South Carolina's Revenue Department went nearly a year without a chief information security officer before its tax system was hacked this summer. The agency's chief says the state couldn't find a qualified candidate for the job that pays $100,000 a year.
At a time when information security sees record growth - in every sector, there are more open positions than professionals to fill them - ISMG's new Job Board offers new resources to job seekers and employers alike.
RSA CISO Eddie Schwartz says he spends more time talking to other chief information security officers and IT security practitioners today than he did a decade ago, when he held the same job at Nationwide Insurance Co.