Research for this 2021 report shows that 54% of all companies surveyed stated they last reviewed their strategy more than 12 months ago. This comes during a time of rapid digitisation and remote work initiatives. The COVID-19-driven 2020 mass migration to a remote work environment imposed considerable stresses on...
To recruit and retain cybersecurity specialists, organizations must "stop expecting people just to be sort of 'focused monkeys' and doing one particular task and turning the handle," says Keith Martin, professor of information security at Royal Holloway University in the U.K.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the use of commercially available spyware and security risk management in the telecom sector.
Like many CISOs, Lisa Tuttle of SPX Corp. spent years trying to raise the corporate profile of her cybersecurity organization. Now, in the wake of so many high-profile attacks, she has senior management's full attention. The challenge: How do you maintain influence?
Lt. Gen (retired) Rajesh Pant, the national cybersecurity coordinator at India's Prime Minister’s Office, explains in an interview why the government is requiring telecom service providers to only use equipment that’s been certified as trustworthy.
CISO Gary Hayslip prides himself on being a mentor to up-and-coming cyber pros. But he also takes leadership roles in two causes that don't get nearly as much attention: stress management and building a more neurodiverse workforce.
It was stealthy, and it was widespread. But perhaps the Kaseya VSA ransomware attack wasn't quite as effective and damaging as initially feared, says Michael Daniel, president and CEO of the Cyber Threat Alliance. He explains where defenses succeeded.
As a cybersecurity leader, it's one thing to earn a seat at the senior management table, but it's quite another to find - and use - your voice in that role, says Alex Cunningham, CISO at Advisor360°, who discusses leadership and how to create a cybersecurity culture.
The CISO/board relationship is an hot topic, and Selim Aissi has a unique perspective. Besides serving as a board member on several organizations, he has been regularly reporting to the private and public company boards in his role as CISO. So he knows exactly what CISOs should be conveying - and how.
In the latest weekly update, a panel of Information Security Media Group editors discusses key topics, including open-source software vulnerabilities, and provides insights on updating SOCs and communicating effectively with the board.
With the RSA Conference virtual this year, ISMG replaced its two live on-site studios with a suite of home studios and produced a diverse group of interviews on timely topics with thought leaders who will be solving cybersecurity's most urgent problems.
Criminals tricked into using an FBI-run encrypted messaging app, Verizon's 2021 Breach Investigations Report and overcoming the challenges of recruiting cybersecurity professionals are among the latest cybersecurity topics to be featured for analysis by a panel of Information Security Media Group editors.
There is a skills shortage in most tech roles, but cybersecurity for critical infrastructure is a newly identified problem that requires new approaches to resolve. Mex Martinot, Vice president of industrial cyber and digital security business at Siemens Energy, offers advice on steps to bridge the particular skills...