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.
Increasingly, security and risk issues have the attention of boards of directors. What are the keys to discussing these topics with the board? John South, CSO of Heartland Payment Systems, shares tips.
The great thing about fraud examination is that you can really play to your own strengths when choosing a career. The following six job roles are just a few of the career paths a fraud examiner might take.
At a time when information security sees record growth - in every sector, there are more open positions than professionals to fill them - ISMG's new Job Board offers new resources to job seekers and employers alike.
Programs from Carnegie Mellon and the University of Maryland come at a time when organizations not only can't find enough IT security professionals to hire to meet their needs, but often lack the leadership to oversee IT security initiatives.
RSA CISO Eddie Schwartz says he spends more time talking to other chief information security officers and IT security practitioners today than he did a decade ago, when he held the same job at Nationwide Insurance Co.
For years, David Matthews, Deputy CISO of the City of Seattle, has been immersed in securing electronically stored information. Now he's written the book on the topic. What are the key themes addressed?
A new IBM study identifies three distinct types of information security leaders: Influencers, Protectors and Responders. Which type are you? IBM's Marc van Zadelhoff offers tips for more effective leadership.