Dickie George, technical director of the National Security Agency's Information Assurance Directorate, characterizes the balancing act as a race against those who would do us harm. Who's winning the race?
Information Security as a profession is amidst an evolution.
From a traditional, technology-oriented role safeguarding critical information assets, the career is progressing toward integration with the strategic thinking of organizations. Led by President Obama, the U.S. has embraced cybersecurity as a national...
OMB mulls implementing new metrics as part of the reporting processes by federal agencies required under FISMA that would involve, for the first time, real-time measurements to determine the security of IT assets.
What's ahead for information security professionals in 2010?
Barbara Massa, VP of Global Talent Acquisition at McAfee, Inc. speaks to the results of the new Information Security Today Career Trends Survey, discussing:
How the results speak to the maturity of the information security profession;
Homeland Security's top cybersecurity leader, Philip Reitinger, says acting cybersecurity coordinator Chris Painter is a bona fide infosec expert who is working effectively in implementing President Obama's cybersecurity priorities.
When it comes to defending America's crucial IT systems, the key component are the people, says the top cybersecurity leader at the Department of Homeland Security.
"My top goal (for 2010), and nothing else even comes close, is to continue to add to the great core of human capital I've already got," Philip...
Which will be the most coveted information security jobs in 2010?
How will professionals grow their skills?
What are the minimum academic and professional requirements for information security professionals and leaders today?
These are among the key questions posed by the first annual Information Security...
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence announced Tuesday the formation of a bipartisan taskforce on cybersecurity that will evaluate cyber threats facing the nation and issue recommendations to the U.S. intelligence community when appropriate.