Michaels, Save Mart and Subway. Each of these companies was victimized by point-of-sale fraud, and security experts say the fraudsters' patterns offer valuable security tips to merchants and financial institutions.
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.
Value? It's coming in more shapes and forms than ever before, says Kosta Peric of SWIFT. So how can financial institutions embrace these new values and provide products and services that meet growing consumer demand?
2011 has offered quite a number of tough lessons for security professionals. Here at (ISC)2, where security education is our focus, the close of another year raises the old teacher's question: "What have we learned, class?"
"National and government CERT managers should use more ... external sources of incident information and additional internal tools to collect information to plug the gaps" says ENISA Executive Director Udo Helmbrecht
The bring-your-own-device trend is increasing, but work-place policies are not. ISACA's Ken Vander Wal says low employee awareness and the absence of any BYOD policy are to blame. So what can organizations do to fill their security gaps?