Security teams struggling to detect signs of threats hidden in mountains of data are attracted to big data analytics. But experts advise security professionals to take an incremental approach, starting out with smaller projects.
Nations' policies for mitigating cyberthreats can conflict with efforts to promote cyber-enabled global trade, cautions Allan Friedman, research director of the Brookings Institution's Center for Technology Innovation.
To mark his induction into the National Cyber Security Hall of Fame, Purdue University Computer Science Professor Eugene Spafford offers insights on key challenges, including overcoming senior executives' misperceptions about key issues.
Organizations in all sectors should take steps now to avoid security and operational risks associated with Microsoft's plans to discontinue support of the Windows XP operating system next year, security experts say.
When it comes to finding CISOs and other security experts for healthcare organizations, recruiters frequently are looking to those working in other sectors. Find out why - and what skills are in demand.
Randy Trzeciak and his CERT Insider Threat Center colleagues are working to broaden the definition of the insider threat to incorporate not just the risk to information and IT but to facilities and people, too.
The State Department's top cyberdiplomat, Chris Painter, explains how the United States is helping other nations beef up their laws and policies to battle cybercrime and improve international collaboration on cyberthreats.
Successfully implementing the SANS 20 Critical Security Controls requires far more than just deploying systems, platforms or services. Experts offer insights on effective strategies for leveraging technical controls.
Top executives at healthcare organizations must take the lead in overcoming a culture that portrays privacy and security as barriers, says Joy Pritts, chief privacy officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.