Boards of directors continue to overlook IT risk management, security and privacy as a top agenda item, says Jody Westby of Carnegie Melon CyLab. Where are the organizational gaps that need to be filled?
At a time when information security sees record growth - in every sector, there are more open positions than professionals to fill them - ISMG's new Job Board offers new resources to job seekers and employers alike.
Programs from Carnegie Mellon and the University of Maryland come at a time when organizations not only can't find enough IT security professionals to hire to meet their needs, but often lack the leadership to oversee IT security initiatives.
A new guide has been released by the Information Commissioner's Office to help small and mid-sized businesses improve their IT security. Which threats should most concern them, and how can they use the guide?
The CISO role is evolving. But for that role to be truly recognized throughout the organization, security professionals need to make some improvements. Read on to find out how to be an influential CISO.
People receiving IT security graduate degrees are highly educated, but as the Center for Internet Security's William Pelgrin says, "We have a deficit of those individuals who can pick up the ball and run with it very quickly." He's doing something about that.