Our analysis of U.S. government labor statistics shows a sizable increase in the IT security workforce. But the way the occupation is defined may have as much to do with the increase as the number of jobs themselves.
NIST's Ron Ross sees the cloud as helping to reduce the complexity of keeping data secure. But security expert Eugene Spafford of Purdue University offers a different viewpoint in the first part of a two-part joint interview.
Homeland Security's inspector general office sees significant improvements in cyberthreat information sharing between the government and the private sector. But the IG says more must be done. Here's why.
Ronald Sanders says it isn't easy to answer the question of whether the information security field should be professionalized. The former human capital officer at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence explains why.
A key difference between state-sponsored espionage and organized criminals or hacktivists is the level of persistence and determination to break through defenses. Here's advice from security experts on defending against nation-state attacks.