In the wake of the RSA, Epsilon and Sony PlayStation data breaches, we spoke to two global information security leaders and asked for their three biggest leadership lessons learned. Here is what they shared.
A survey of American households - the same one used to determine the national unemployment rate - shows that 37,000 individuals in the United States consider themselves as information security analysts.
Patrick Gorman, a former associate director of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, is the new chief information security officer and senior vice president at Bank of America, the nation's largest bank company.
"It shouldn't matter from where the enterprise security services are deployed. We need to just make sure as a team we are consistently closing the vulnerabilities and risk gaps." - Greg Thompson, Scotia Bank.
Looking ahead to the new year, Kristin Lovejoy of IBM says information security organizations face a host of global compliance issues - and the complexity of this challenge may be the biggest task of 2011.