Cybersecurity specialists need to learn to think like an adversary in order to develop sound defense strategies, says Greg Shannon, chief scientist at the CERT Division of Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute.
Brendan Hannigan became IBM's top security systems executive in 2011, when Big Blue acquired the company he ran, Q1 Labs. Hannigan says acquisitions will remain a key component in the growth of IBM's security business.
Advanced threats, targeted attacks and enterprise mobility have re-shaped how we approach security, and they've also influenced the growth of FireEye. CEO David DeWalt discusses the highs and lows of his tenure.
"It's a tough conversation, telling [clients] they've spent a lot of money on defense-in-depth that isn't working," says FireEye CEO David DeWalt. "If they don't change, they're risking their company."
BYOD is evolving into the "BYO-everything" trend, says Chris Clark, president of IBM's Fiberlink. He discusses Apple and IBM's enterprise mobility deal, as well as how mobility continues to reshape computing.
Poor post-breach communication can cause as much damage to a company's reputation as the cyber-incident itself, says Al Pascual, a senior analyst at Javelin Strategy & Research, who will speak at ISMG's Fraud Summit Dallas.
Troy Leach of the PCI Security Standards Council says log monitoring is an effective data breach detection tool that, unfortunately, not enough merchants put to use. He explains how upcoming PCI guidance could help with implementation.
The secure national exchange of patients' health information for use in treatment will make progress once "we simplify what we say when we're explaining privacy to people," says Lucia Savage, new chief privacy officer of ONC.
After 20 years in the Army and nearly that long as an information risk management leader at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Ron Ross says his career is still evolving. Find out what he plans to do next.
Amy McHugh, a former FDIC IT examination analyst, says banking regulators will soon scrutinize C-level executives and boards of directors to gauge their cybersecurity awareness in the wake of the FFIEC's pilot cyber-risk assessment program.
Emerging Web-enabled health technologies, ranging from the upcoming Apple Watch to a Google "pill" that could potentially detect cancer in patients' bodies, pose troubling new privacy risks, says privacy advocate Deborah Peel, M.D.