Gartner's Tom Scholtz doesn't see a shortage of technically skilled IT security practitioners. But he perceives a dearth of infosec pros who truly understand how security links to an enterprise's business goals.
LinkedIn contends it had on staff world-class security experts when nearly 6.5 million members' hashed passwords were pilfered, although the social media company has neither a chief information officer nor chief information security officer.
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.
International law enforcement agencies last week touted the takedown of 36 websites that were used to sell stolen debit and credit data for more than 2.5 million accounts. But how much of an impact will the takedown ultimately have on card fraud?
How will Diane Ness and BITS help banks reduce fraud? As the new head of fraud-reduction programs for the technology division of the Financial Services Roundtable, Ness says education and communication about emerging threats will be a priority.