Complexity is among the most significant information risk challenges IT security practitioners face. Mobile and cloud computing, new technologies, outsourcing and growing threats from malware and people make managing risk more complex.
Big data. Consumerization. Mobile growth. ISACA picks these as the top technology trends for IT and information security leaders to tackle in 2012. Robert Stroud offers tips to help manage the risks....
It's not a question of if employees will bring their own mobile devices to work and connect to your systems. It's a matter of when. But the benefits of BYOD outweigh the risks, says Malcolm Harkins, CISO of Intel.
Regulators push tougher cybersecurity measures. But the challenge for smaller organizations isn't compliance - it's budgets. Wendy Nather of 451 Research defines the 'Security Poverty Line' and what to do about it.
Fraud threats have changed little in the past decade. But their global scale has, and James Ratley, president of the ACFE, details how fraud examiners must change their approach to fighting these crimes in 2012....
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of victims of the 2007 Hannaford data breach. Attorney Ronald Raether explains the ruling and what it potentially means to future breached entities and their customers.
If management awareness of information security issues increases, will an organization's commitment to securing practices and policies also increase? This is the question answered by an eye-opening new study.
Every organization likes its business continuity/disaster recovery plan before a disaster, says Al Berman of DRI International. But in the aftermath? Different story - and one that must be addressed in 2012.
Healthcare organizations should carefully document all necessary breach investigation and notification actions and responsibilities to avoid chaos when an incident occurs, says Dawn Morgenstern, privacy official at the Walgreens national drugstore chain.