(ISC)Â² and the Cloud Security Alliance have unveiled a new cloud security professional certification designed to measure advanced competence. Will training for the certification help professionals gain a better understanding of cloud security?
The Department of Defense has unveiled an updated cybersecurity strategy that officially acknowledges for the first time that the U.S. military is willing to use cyberwarfare to defend U.S. interests against cyber-enemies.
Not all threat intelligence is created equally, says Fortinet's John Maddison. And it's not just external threats organizations should be most concerned about. Why more businesses need to focus on inside-out security.
At a time of sweeping change in cybersecurity, attorney Stephen Wu says organizations need to be prepared from a compliance, incident response and risk management perspective to address novel situations stretching society's capabilities.
This year's event was bigger than ever, overwhelming to take in, and no single challenge, strategy or solution emerged as a top priority - very much a reflection of today's information security marketplace.
Despite active attacks against the vast infrastructure that was created to support the 2012 Olympics, the games proceeded without a hitch. But making that happens required unprecedented levels of cross-vendor collaboration, says BT's Jason Cook.
A class-action suit filed by U.S. banks and credit unions that's pending against Target could prove fruitful for the banks and credit unions, says attorney Chris Pierson, chief security officer at invoicing and payments provider Viewpost.
The buzz at RSA could be felt beyond the session rooms, not least in the Expo Hall, with demonstrations that tapped Google Cardboard and offered an array of enticing tchotchkes - including selfie sticks and sharks with laser pointers on their head.
Organizations are at greater security risk than ever, but they also continue to struggle to obtain adequate security staff. Robert Stroud of ISACA offers new recommendations to address the staffing shortage.
As a longtime security leader, Eddie Schwartz has felt acutely the pain of the security skills crisis. Now, as chair of ISACA's Cybersecurity Task Force, he's helping organizations do something about it.
A group of financial institutions affected by the 2013 Target data breach is asking a court to stop the settlement between the retailer and MasterCard that would provide $19 million to card issuers, saying the amount is grossly inadequate.
A breach at St. Vincent Medical Group in Indiana is the latest example of a healthcare organization falling victim to an apparent upswing in phishing attacks targeting employees. And it was the third data breach for the provider organization.