E-mail authentication foils phishing, but authentication is only effective if every partner in the chain adopts it. John Carlson and Andrew Kennedy of BITS explain how institutions can improve e-mail practices.
Intel has added privacy to the portfolio of its top information security executive, Malcolm Harkins, who says too many information security professionals are "color blind or tone deaf" to privacy, wrongly thinking strong data protection provides privacy safeguards.
Attacks against Facebook, Twitter and other organizations over the past few months should send a message to business owners that they need to better fund cybersecurity, IT security expert Mischel Kwon says.
The Cyber Warrior Act would establish a cyber and computer network incident response team in each state, which a governor or the president, through the defense secretary, could call up in response to cyberthreats and cyber-attacks.
Understanding big data is not the problem, say Michael Fowkes and Aaron Caldiero of Zions Bank. Figuring out how to use the information contained within big data in a meaningful way - that's the trick.
A rapidly evolving threat landscape calls for the next generation of information security professionals to have strong technical and communications skills. Security leaders highlight their top requirements.
Beyond mobile device and data security, what are the ID and access challenges facing security leaders - and how are cutting-edge organizations tackling them? CSOs Elayne Starkey and Malcolm Harkins share tips.