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.
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.
Like the cartoonish Kilroy peeking his head over a wall during World War II, unemployment among IT security professionals has bared its head. But don't take these stats as gospel. The data suggest 'full employment' reigns in the infosec community of workers.
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.
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?
To acknowledge leaders who are playing a critical role in shaping the way healthcare organizations approach information security and privacy, HealthcareInfoSecurity announces its inaugural list of Influencers.
With HIPAA compliance audits slated to resume within about a year, what steps can healthcare organizations take to begin to prepare? OCR's Leon Rodriguez offers strategies based on initial audit findings and breach investigations.
Forensics expert Rob Lee says its not new types of attacks that concern him. It's the old ones that continue to impact organizations. How can forensics pros learn from past incidents and respond in 2013?