Gartner's Tom Scholtz doesn't see a shortage of technically skilled IT security practitioners. But he perceives a dearth of infosec pros who truly understand how security links to an enterprise's business goals.
Owners of critical infrastructure might be shamed into providing the necessary security to safeguard their information assets. That's one takeaway of a compromise Senate bill proposed by Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse and Republican Jon Kyl.
Ignorance is not bliss. Two new studies, when viewed together, show that consumers' ignorance of the consequences of their actions coupled with enterprises' unawareness of their computing environment equal unacceptable risk.