Tom Ridge, the first Homeland Security secretary, questions the wisdom of granting the Department of Homeland Security greater authority to influence IT security within the federal government and the nation's critical IT infrastructure.
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.
Cloud computing and mobility are areas likely to see new regulatory attention in the year ahead. But what are the other hot topics that leading attorneys believe will be addressed in new legislation worldwide?...
When it comes to mobility, how do leaders balance security needs with employees' BYOD desires? The easy answer: Just say no. But that's also the wrong answer. What security tips do these leaders offer?
Members of the U.S. Congress may be more sensitive to cyberthreats than they were in the past, but that doesn't mean they truly all appreciate the risk key government and private-sector IT systems face, says House Cybersecurity Caucus Co-Chair Jim Langevin.
From Global Payments to LinkedIn and Zappos, 2012 was filled with notable data breaches. What were the most significant breaches, and how should they influence organizations' breach responses in 2013?...
IBM's Dan Hauenstein, in analyzing Big Blue's 2012 Tech Trends Report, says security concerns often inhibit the adoption of four technologies: mobile, cloud, social business media and business analytics.
Heading into 2013, security leaders across industry feel confident about their processes and technology. People, though, continue to create the greatest risks. Can "awareness in depth" make a difference?
Karen Scarfone, who coauthored NIST's encryption guidance, sort of figured out why many organizations don't encrypt sensitive data when they should. The reason: they do not believe they are required to do so.
House Cybersecurity Caucus Co-Chair Jim Langevin sees the new International Telecommunication Regulations, approved in Dubai earlier this month over the objections of the U.S., as a veiled threat to suffocate Internet freedom around the world.
CISOs' top three priorities for 2013 are emerging threats, technology trends and filling security gaps, says RSA CISO Eddie Schwartz. But what new strategies should leaders employ to tackle these challenges?
Threats have evolved, and so have our Internet needs. This is why organizations need to explore the security and productivity gains of the next-generation firewall, says Patrick Sweeney of Dell SonicWALL.