Cybersecurity specialists need to learn to think like an adversary in order to develop sound defense strategies, says Greg Shannon, chief scientist at the CERT Division of Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute.
Brendan Hannigan became IBM's top security systems executive in 2011, when Big Blue acquired the company he ran, Q1 Labs. Hannigan says acquisitions will remain a key component in the growth of IBM's security business.
A Connecticut Supreme Court ruling paving the way for a case involving accusations of negligence stemming from an alleged violation of HIPAA privacy standards could potentially have an impact on data breach cases, the plaintiff's attorney says.
To protect against medical ID theft and fraud, healthcare organizations need to build comprehensive security programs that go beyond just putting their "finger in the dike," says security expert Mark Ford of Deloitte.
Advanced threats, targeted attacks and enterprise mobility have re-shaped how we approach security, and they've also influenced the growth of FireEye. CEO David DeWalt discusses the highs and lows of his tenure.
"It's a tough conversation, telling [clients] they've spent a lot of money on defense-in-depth that isn't working," says FireEye CEO David DeWalt. "If they don't change, they're risking their company."
BYOD is evolving into the "BYO-everything" trend, says Chris Clark, president of IBM's Fiberlink. He discusses Apple and IBM's enterprise mobility deal, as well as how mobility continues to reshape computing.
Poor post-breach communication can cause as much damage to a company's reputation as the cyber-incident itself, says Al Pascual, a senior analyst at Javelin Strategy & Research, who will speak at ISMG's Fraud Summit Dallas.
Troy Leach of the PCI Security Standards Council says log monitoring is an effective data breach detection tool that, unfortunately, not enough merchants put to use. He explains how upcoming PCI guidance could help with implementation.
The secure national exchange of patients' health information for use in treatment will make progress once "we simplify what we say when we're explaining privacy to people," says Lucia Savage, new chief privacy officer of ONC.