Enterprise cybersecurity is no longer just about a siloed team of professionals securing the firm's systems and servers. Security has evolved into a key business consideration with people at its core, according to Suraj Jayaraman, Microsoft's director of cloud security architecture.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss why communication is vital to be an effective CISO in 2023, how the hack of Florida-based dental insurer MCNA affects nearly 9 million people, and how CyberArk is securing privileged users with a new browser.
Financial institutions must leverage artificial intelligence and other new-age authentication tools to establish a robust KYC process in the era of remote account opening, said Vishal Kapoor, head of group finance audit and risk audit and executive director at DBS Bank.
Organizations lack visibility into their network and assets to fully understand their threat and risk exposure, said Liberty Strategic Capital's Michael D'Ambrosio. The trend of accessing corporate networks from remote locations has made it tough for businesses to know what's on their network.
As the largest media company at RSA Conference 2023, ISMG conducted more than 160 individual interviews with CEOs, CISOs, government leaders, investors, researchers and attorneys. This compendium covers every facet of cybersecurity, from the latest technology solutions to emerging trends.
Security organizations in the APAC region need to adopt widely recognized frameworks consistently ensure digital trust and protect privacy, according to a panel of experts from the APAC region. Industry certifications are a good investment for improving security programs and business resilience.
Huntress has completed a Series C round to expand beyond the endpoint protection market and bring managed security to identity and cloud. Hackers are increasingly going after employee accounts at SMBs and using the compromised identity to move into other systems via SSO, CEO Kyle Hanslovan said.
Yigal Unna, former DG, National Cyber Directorate, Israel, emphasized the importance of continued collaboration between defenders and the formation of a Global Cyber Cabinet consisting of more than 20 national CISOs from leading countries working to dismantle cybercrime syndicates.
Former chief security officer Joe Sullivan avoided jail time for his role in impeding a federal investigation into Uber's security practices, but attorney Lisa Sotto of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP warned security leaders and executives "to take heed" and ensure they are covered for personal liability.
Cyber resilience is "even more critical in the post pandemic world," said Amit Basu, CISO of International Seaways. The NIST framework is a useful tool for developing, testing and maintaining cyber resilience, but too often security teams neglect the "detect" and "respond" functions, he added.
Real estate is catching up with technology but has a long way to go in terms of innovation, said Arvind Singh, chief technology officer and executive vice president of IT for Puravankara Group. Singh shared how to select the right security tools and protect the data of real estate customers.
The threat landscape continues to deteriorate, and criminals are using new techniques and pulling off devastating attacks. Meanwhile, security leaders are struggling to fill a critical shortage of skilled talent. Rob Clyde shares how ISACA is helping defenders keep up and gain cyber maturity.
Gamification in cybersecurity can bring great potential business value to many organizations, but security teams need to dispel some misconceptions. In the first place, it’s not a game that takes employees away from their jobs, said Joe Carson, chief security scientist and advisory CISO at Delinea.
The ever-expanding threat landscape and the continued talent shortage mean defenders increasingly need to be ready with the skilled talent to face the onslaught of cybercriminals who are gaining momentum by employing new tactics, according to Pamela Nigro, ISACA board chair.
Companies that grow quickly through mergers and acquisitions often face an array of unique security risk challenges - as well as opportunities - said Ash Hunt, global CISO of Apex Group Ltd., who is helping to shepherd his organization through such a transformation.