It's not malware, crime rings or hacktivists. What, then, are among the threats that concern security leaders most? CISO Tom Newton offers new insight on today's top threats and strategies to combat them.
In the last few months, major U.S. banking institutions have been victims of a powerful wave of distributed-denial-of-service attacks that combine three different attack tools. These "Triple Crown" attacks take DDoS to a whole new level. How can institutions improve their defenses?
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The growing threat landscape exacerbates the IT security skills shortage, meaning many organizations struggle with inadequate and sometimes unqualified staff. How are security leaders addressing the crisis?
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.
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?
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?
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?
South Carolina's Revenue Department went nearly a year without a chief information security officer before its tax system was hacked this summer. The agency's chief says the state couldn't find a qualified candidate for the job that pays $100,000 a year.
The recent wave of DDoS attacks against top U.S. banks is a wake-up call for organizations that are ill-prepared to fight against such an attack. NIST's Matthew Scholl offers strategies to mitigate the threat.
Text-messaging by physicians and other clinicians poses serious potential patient privacy risks. But with security controls in place, some healthcare organizations are giving a green light to texting in certain circumstances.