The ultimate responsibility of every CSO and CISO is to foster culture change and awareness, because that is every organization's single greatest data security and physical security control, says Andrew Rose, CSO of Vocalink, which is a MasterCard company.
Retired Lt. Gen, Rajesh Pant apparently will be India's next national cybersecurity coordinator, government sources say. Dr. Gulshan Rai, India's first cybersecurity chief, confirms he'll be stepping down at the end of his four-year term.
Emily Heath is two years into her tenure as CISO at United Airlines. One of her key initiatives is to grow the company's security organization in a manner that emphasizes diversity, inclusion and skills.
To enable digital transformation, security practitioners need to shift away from a traditional network-based security focus and instead develop a security policy that meets users' business requirements, says Scott Robertson, vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan, at Zscaler.
Many security leaders recognize the flaws in traditional awareness training, but what is anybody actually doing about it? Keenan Skelly of Circadence describes a new approach that she believes has changed the cybersecurity education paradigm.
How are we doing on hiring more women in the technology sector? Ann Sung Ruckstuhl of Unisys says that from a demographic representation standpoint, we should be doing far better because of the demonstrable benefits to the business that women bring.
Successful CISOs distinguish themselves by the length of their tenure in the job, which in many cases depends on their ability to communicate with the board of directors and senior managers, says Mat Newfield, CISO of Unisys. And that involves much more than demanding additional money and people.
Making data security as people-centric as possible by applying strong risk-based controls is the only way organizations can best secure data while also enabling employees to do their jobs, says Tony Pepper of Egress Software Technologies.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features Greg Touhill, the United States' first federal CISO, discussing how "reskilling" can help fill cybersecurity job vacancies. Plus, California considers tougher breach notification requirements; curtailing the use of vulnerable mobile networks.
How can the many job openings for cybersecurity specialists be filled? "Reskilling" can play a critical role, says Greg Touhill, the nation's first federal CISO, who's now president of Cyxtera Technologies. In an interview, he offers a preview of his upcoming presentation at the RSA Conference 2019.
Why are we surprised about the amount and sensitivity of data that mobile apps collect? The online industry has never been forthright about it. That's why we're faced with a yawning gap between user expectations and true privacy. And it's why Facebook, Google, Apple and others have many questions to answer.
The aerospace exhibition Aero India 2019, which is being hosted by the Ministry of Defense Feb. 20-24, for the first time is focusing on showcasing cybersecurity capabilities and associated technologies. Meanwhile, there are other encouraging signs regarding India's efforts to defend against cyberattacks.