Critical thinking, systems thinking and design thinking are important elements missing in cybersecurity education today. In this interview, Dan Faughnan, ex- Canadian Security Intelligence Service, discusses how thinking about cyber as part of a broader threat spectrum relates to national security.
Albert Yirenchi Danquah, CISO at Stanbic Bank Ghana, says one of his biggest achievements has been changing the cybersecurity mindset of people in his organization. He discusses that and other cybersecurity challenges.
Steve King, director of cybersecurity advisory services for ISMG's CyberTheory, has just been appointed a member of the Forbes Technology Council. He discusses the role, his passion for Zero Trust and new initiatives to expect from CyberTheory in 2022.
Casey Ellis, founder and CTO of Bugcrowd, shares insights from the company's annual report, Inside the Mind of a Hacker 2021, which reveals that 8 out of 10 ethical hackers recently identified a vulnerability they had never seen before.
Good news on the breach prevention and incident response front: More businesses are getting more mature practices in place, although as attackers continue to improve their efforts, so too must defenders, says incident response expert Rocco Grillo of consultancy Alvarez & Marsal.
Any technology that allows you to do a full-person assessment by taking into account nontechnical data as well as technical data is a value-add to an insider risk program, says Peter J. Lapp, former special agent at the FBI. He discusses the ingredients in a good insider risk program.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how the FBI has seized bitcoins from an alleged REvil ransomware affiliate, how to mitigate risks from BIN attacks and the latest COVID-19 trends globally.
The Southeast Asian region will see a spike in multifaceted extortion with more public breaches, along with an increase in ransomware-as-a-service operations in 2022, says Singapore-based Yihao Lim, principal intelligence adviser at Mandiant Threat Intelligence.
A risk-based approach to secure against digital fraud requires putting in the correct security controls in proportion to the organizational risk, which is determined by understanding the customer's subconscious habits, says Australia-based Tim Dalgleish, senior director, a global advisory, at BioCatch.
"Enterprises are reluctant to move to the cloud because they are concerned about the infrastructure and data security that cloud vendors are going to offer," says Deepak Prasad, customer engineer, security specialist at Google Cloud. He gives advice on making the digital transformation journey smoother
In order to identify BIN attacks, it is important for payment card brands to leverage AI and automated systems for monitoring transaction data to look for unusual patterns, says Keri Crane, advisory technical product manager with Jack Henry & Associates. She also discusses mitigation tips.
In her latest book, "Rhetoric of InSecurity: The Language of Danger, Fear and Safety in National and International Contexts," academic Victoria Baines questions the imagery and rhetoric we use to communicate safety and security issues, and details their unwelcome impact on the workforce.
Forrester's Sandy Carielli and Jeff Pollard discuss their latest research, Predictions 2022: Cybersecurity, Risk and Privacy, which highlights the need for gaps in third-party relationships, collaboration and trust to be addressed.
Speaking about his role as managing director, business information security, at financial giant State Street, TJ Hart says, "I wake up nervous, and I go to bed nervous." But he channels that energy into trying to better understand the threat landscape and use that data to make better business risk decisions.
The problem with decentralized access management, says Manuel Garat, head of IAM at digital travel company Booking.com, is that while you might know who or what needs access to your network, applications and data, you "don't always know who shouldn't have access."