Paige Leidig, chief marketing officer of CipherCloud, says information protection requirements continue to be the primary hurdle for enterprise adoption, despite explosive growth in the cloud content and collaboration market and its evident advantages to productivity and cost efficiencies.
Your organization has been attacked or threatened, and you can trace the actor. Should you "hack back" in response? Two noted information security and privacy attorneys discuss the merits of active defense.
Because managing identities is a global problem, it requires a global solution, says Paul Simmonds of the Jericho Forum. A new organization has been established to address global identity. Simmonds offers insight.
Call center fraud is increasing, and it's not just financial institutions feeling the pain, says Pindrop Security's Matt Anthony. Now, a database of phone numbers aims to help organizations mitigate risks.
CISOs looking for a way to build credibility with senior executives - and win funding for important projects - need to drop the "just say no" approach and build a reputation as a team player, says security professor Ray Davidson.
IT security provider Mandiant issues a comprehensive report documenting how a Chinese army unit has for years been hacking into the computers of businesses and governments in mostly English-speaking nations, especially the United States.
Malware, DDoS and mobile security aside, one of the biggest risks is organizations' lack of visibility into specific threats. Don Gray of Solutionary explains the need for actionable threat intelligence.
Even the brightest technologists aren't immune from cyber-attacks. Just ask Facebook. The social-media company says it fell victim to a sophisticated attack in which an exploit allowed malware to be installed on employees' laptops.