Cybersecurity thought-leader Ira Winkler has just been named ISSA's new international president. One of his first tasks is overseeing the start of two new special interest groups. What is their mission?
Top Department of Homeland Security officials, including Secretary Janet Napolitano and Deputy Undersecretary Mark Weatherford, are emphasizing the need for the department to increase its IT security workforce and skills.
Employment of IT security professionals in the United States is at an all-time high, our analysis of the latest U.S. government jobs data shows, but the growth in the profession isn't keeping pace with the demand for these skills in business and government.
Delaware state information security officers recently convened for a day of meetings and training to better prepare for incidents in their individual agencies, an event state CSO Elayne Starkey compares to fire drills.
The gut feeling many people have about their physical security hasn't quite developed in the digital world, presenting a challenge for homeland security officials, says State of Delaware Homeland Security Adviser Kurt Reuther.
In the past, just writing "privacy pro" on a business card could get you into the field. "That's not the case today," says the IAPP's Trevor Hughes, who details today's challenges for privacy professionals.