Security is built into most applications developed today. But how does one go back and secure legacy apps in one's environment? Kunal Anand of Prevoty shares insight on this often-overlooked challenge.
Under assault by advanced threats, organizations must change their approach, says Damballa's Stephen Newman. Detection is out; response is in. How do organizations deal with 'a constant state of infection?'
Users' fear of data loss on personal devices must be balanced with an organization's need to protect sensitive information, says ZixCorp's Nigel Johnson. He explains the evolution of mobile device management.
Recognizing the security workforce shortage is one thing. Addressing it is quite another. What will it take to truly grow the workforce? Diana Burley of The George Washington University shares her vision.
To help prevent data breaches involving business associates, healthcare organizations need to develop vendor management programs with razor-sharp requirements, says risk management expert Rocco Grillo.
Letting women make mistakes, as men are allowed to do, could help grow the female IT security workforce from its current level of less than 30 percent. That's a conclusion of a panel of IT security experts assembled by Information Security Media Group.
Healthcare organizations that base their information security programs on HIPAA compliance are making a major blunder, says security consultant Brad Keller, who explains why that strategy is short-sighted.
A critical step in the successful implementation of role-based access control at healthcare organizations is first committing to do time-intensive prep work, says security expert Christopher Paidhrin of PeaceHealth.
Continuous monitoring is helping Freddie Mac reduce the number of security controls it uses to safeguard its information systems, says CISO Patricia Titus, who summarizes lessons that can apply to government and private-sector entities.
Florida's recent rollout of knowledge-based authentication in the application process for various benefits programs, including Medicaid, is already helping to crack down on ID theft and fraud, says Andrew McClenahan, who heads the effort.