We've seen user-driven trends such as BYOD before, says Kevin Flynn of Fortinet. And if organizations remember past security lessons, they will avoid falling prey to mistakes that could lead to breaches.
The new measure would require banks, healthcare providers, social media companies, search engines and other e-commerce entities operating in Europe - even those based elsewhere - to report breaches to national authorities.
Banking institutions have spent the last two years enhancing authentication to conform to regulatory mandates. Organizations in other sectors can learn important authentication lessons from the banking industry.
Many organizations are weighing whether cyber-insurance is a worthwhile investment. A decision on the type of policy to buy, and what it should cover, depends, in part, on the type of information that could be exposed.
In light of growing threats and the increasing complexity of information technology, organizations must get everyone in the enterprise, especially top leaders, involved in assessing and managing information risk.
To mitigate the top threats for 2013, organizations need to understand the motivations of potential attackers so they can adequately defend their networks and systems. Experts describe risk management strategies for the year ahead.
With different nations establishing different privacy standards, organizations face adopting the most stringent regulations in order to be compliant everywhere they operate, says Marc Groman, a director of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
An evolving concept known as "intelligent security" involves using a combination of technologies to detect threats, helping security professionals become more proactive. Learn how pioneers are using the new approach.
Despite numerous data breaches, as well as financial incentives and penalties, many healthcare organizations aren't taking risk assessment requirements seriously. Experts offer insights on best practices.