Wall Street has been hit by the twin threats of the new coronavirus as well as oil prices plummeting, with the Dow dropping 2,000 points on Monday for its worst day in 12 years. Amidst fears that a recession could tank the global economy, some experts still see upsides for the cybersecurity sector.
Among the many cybersecurity and privacy risks involving the fast evolving global coronavirus outbreak are potential concerns related to the technology assessments during trial or vaccine research, says cyber risk management in global digital health expert Stanley Mierzwa of Kean University in Union, New Jersey.
Targeted ransomware attacks continue to increase as gangs seek to obtain bigger ransom payoffs by hitting larger targets, aided by a cybercrime services economy that provides access to tools and tactics that were previously the domain of APT groups, security experts warn.
For maximum effectiveness, security-as-a-service solutions can no longer simply be reactive, but must instead be predictive, says Mat Gyde, CEO Security Division, NTT Ltd., and Palo Alto Network's Karl Soderlund, as they describe their companies' new partnership.
Want to maximize your digital transformation project success and impact? Start by ensuring that you correctly explain risk to stakeholders, as well as continually benchmark your organization's risk management maturity, says ServiceNow's Barbara Kay.
ForgePoint Capital, a venture capital firm focused on cybersecurity, recently announced a new $450 million investment fund targeted solely on advancing cyber defenses. Alberto Yépez, managing director of ForgePoint, discusses his investment strategy.
Etay Maor has long been a force in cyber crime research. In his current role as CSO of Intsights, he has new views of breach trends, tools and techniques, as well as analysis of what's happening in fraud circles beyond the dark web.
For the past year-plus, RSA and ISMG have teamed up for a series of North American cybersecurity roundtables dedicated to digital risk management. RSA's Ben Smith shares highlights of discussions about third-party risk, privacy and multi-cloud transformation.
Steve Katz, the world's first CISO, who cut his teeth at Citi and Merrill Lynch, stays current with emerging tech and business trends, and he has advice to share with the next generation of cybersecurity leaders.
It's relatively easy to list an enterprise's cybersecurity priorities for 2020. But who owns them? What are the hurdles to completing these projects? These can be tougher questions to answer, says Ellen Sundra of Forescout.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the developing definition of "Insider Risk." Plus, Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff on U.S. 5G rollout plans; Cloud Security Alliance on containers and microservices.
RSA 2020 touched on a number of topics, including the security of elections and supply chains, plus AI, zero trust and frameworks, among many others. But from sessions on cryptography, to this year's lower attendance, to the antibacterial dispensers dotted around venues, concerns over COVID-19 also dominated.