The information security job market is evolving into highly specialized areas, says Eugene Spafford, noted professor at Purdue University. So, how must students now prepare themselves for these new career paths?
A key component of any breach response preparation effort is to make certain that all staff members are trained in who to contact within the organization about a security incident "even if they are not sure whether it's a breach," says Dawn Morgenstern, privacy official at the Walgreens national drugstore chain.
Maritime cybersecurity awareness is currently low, to non-existent, says The European Network and Information Security Agency in a recently published report on security challenges in the maritime sector.
These new sites now make Information Security Media Group the largest global network of information security-focused media sites, reaching the most diverse audience of decision-makers in each of ISMG's key markets.
As legal issues surrounding data breaches become increasingly complex, more organizations are turning to attorneys for post-breach response, says Lisa Sotto, a managing partner for New York-based law firm Hunton & Williams.
The European Network and Information Security Agency has proposed a European cybersecurity month, which would require a strong commitment by EU member states in order to successfully roll out such a campaign.
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.