In the wake of recent data breaches, industry experts fear that consumers and employees alike will start exhibiting signs of "breach fatigue" and treat such incidents apathetically. Here are tips for how to ward off apathy.
A silver lining is emerging behind the rash of breaches that occur all too regularly. The fact that these breaches make the public more aware of the vulnerabilities is encouraging in efforts to make the Internet safer for all.
In the wake of the RSA, Epsilon and Sony PlayStation data breaches, we spoke to two global information security leaders and asked for their three biggest leadership lessons learned. Here is what they shared.
It's been over three months since the accidental disclosure. When will the final FFIEC authentication update be released? "I don't think we're any less safe," says Gartner's Avivah Litan. "We just need to step up enforcements."
Gigi Hyland, board member of the National Credit Union Administration, says the latest draft of authentication guidance is awaiting final signoff from just one member agency of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council.
U.S. Cyber Challenge will hold a series of competitions aimed primarily at college students as part of its April Cyber Quest series, with winners receiving invitations to attend one of several cyber camps to be offered this summer.
From Facebook to Twitter, the new era of business communication and collaboration requires involvement of senior leaders to guide an organization's social media strategy and engagement. It's a big role, and it comes with significant responsibilities.
"We are looking to build a cybersecurity workforce from the ground up, rather than hire those already trained," says Nicole Dean, Deputy Director of the National Cyber Security Division at DHS. "We are looking to hire the best and the brightest."
The good news is that Indian banking institutions are leaders in information security training. The bad news is that the banks are among the few industries to embrace training and education, says Anil Dhawan of Aditya Infotech Limited.