Cyber attacks, mobility, cloud, and compliance have raised security concerns with CISOs and are now a prominent topic of boardroom conversations. And like it or not, the CISO is accountable to all these stakeholders, with the responsibility of having the right balance of technology and business skills in place. Here are a few strategies that will keep security leaders in good standing with the Board.
IBM is announcing that it is adding nine schools to its more than 200 partnerships with universities around the globe, focusing on collaborating to bring cyber security skills to the classroom. University of Texas at Dallas is applying IBM resources to develop cyber security courses and curriculum in areas such as cloud computing, mobile computing and cyber operations. Furthermore, Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham, Executive Director of the Cyber Security Research and Education Institute (CSI) at UT Dallas, is recipient of a 2013 IBM Faculty Award for establishing new courses, such as secure cloud computing, data mining for malware detection and cyber operations.
Many companies and security leaders are having the same challenge around getting sufficient commitment from their Chief Executive Officer (CEO). CEOs have a lot on their plate already and the cyber risk may at first glance look too tactical for a board room discussion.
Being in charge of security for almost any organization is a stressful job. Every day there are more and more headlines about data breaches, the loss of intellectual property, targeted attacks and the list goes on. Here are nine reasons why your security leader might just need a hug.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. We want to encourage you and your employees to participate and act as cybersecurity ambassadors in your communities to encourage safe computing habits.
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We’re talking with Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) about their evolution and leading practices in the enterprise. In the realm of mobile and BYOD, you can hardly have a conversation without discussing security.
More than 90% of businesses surveyed have reported at least one cyber security incident in the past year. How can organizations really be ready to deal with cyber threats?
In a world where a week rarely goes by without reports of at least one serious cyber attack against a major organization, it’s important for business leaders to always be asking the right security questions. We put together a list of 137 security questions every business leader should ask.
Is strong security even possible in a hyper-connected era? The answer is yes, but it requires fundamental changes in processes and attitudes. Here ten security essentials that we think every CIO needs to know to achieve security intelligence in the 21st Century.