Jason Clark, CSO of Websense, has spent a significant amount of time meeting with over 400 CSOs. From his interactions, Clark offers his advice on how chief information security officers can be more effective.
The rise in hacktivism and data breaches changed the information security landscape. These incidents also influenced the content of RSA Conference 2012, says Hugh Thompson, event program committee chair.
Imperva would neither confirm nor deny it helped defend the Vatican website from a hacktivist assault last year, but the IT security provider's director of security, Rob Rachwald, explains how such an attack was constructed and defended.
FBI Director Robert Mueller says the bureau will apply the methods it uses to combat terrorism along with old-fashioned gumshoe practices such as infiltration of criminal networks to battle cybercriminals.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt, in an exclusive interview, expresses optimism that Congress could enact significant cybersecurity legislation this year even if President Obama doesn't get all that he wants in an IT security bill.
"The changes we propose in revision 4 are directly linked to the current state of the threat space - the capabilities, intentions and targeting activities of adversaries - and analysis of attack data over time," says NIST's Ron Ross.