What's the best way to win a CEO's support for greater information security investments? Consultant Eric Mueller advises IT security professionals to spell out the business impact of inadequate security.
The cost of a data breach is down, say the latest Ponemon Institute study. But as the Global Payments breach shows, organizations still have many reasons to be concerned, says researcher Larry Ponemon.
As enterprises spend frugally on IT security, cybercriminals aren't, and that presents big problems for organizations working feverishly to secure their digital assets, says Steve Durbin, global vice president of the Information Security Forum.
Increasingly, social engineers target unwitting insiders to plunder organizations' financial and intellectual assets. How can you prevent these and traditional inside attacks? CMU's Dawn Cappelli offers tips.
A recent research paper that raised questions about the efficacy of RSA public-private key cryptography shouldn't alarm IT security practitioners, says Eugene Spafford of Purdue University. Here's why.
Jason Clark, CSO of Websense, has spent a significant amount of time meeting with over 400 CSOs. From his interactions, Clark offers his advice on how chief information security officers can be more effective.