#RSAC: Cybersecurity Industry Keeps Making the Same Mistakes

IBM Security’s global executive security advisor recommends looking at the past to shape the future of the cybersecurity industry. In a presentation titled ‘Avoiding Cybersecurity Groundhog Day’, Diana Kelley, global executive security advisor at IBM Security, called for the cybersecurity industry to start looking at the past to stop making the same mistakes. Read about the […]

Security pros at hacker conference: Be more boring

Read Joe Uchill’s article about experts suggestion for hackers at B-Sides, Black Hat and DEF CON on The Hill : Cyber threats have never been more complicated, but professionals at the most prominent research event in the hacker calendar are arguing that it has never been a better time to be more boring about security. […]

Cybersecurity Includes More Than the IT Department

Cybersecurity considerations for both government and industry have to include leadership, supply chains, mobility, and other components in order to be effective, according to experts who spoke at PCM-G’s Mission First event on July 27. Read why experts at PCM-G’s Mission First event stated that cyber security should include more than IT department of an organisation […]

Cyber Security 2017: tackling cyber-threats together

“Everybody is faced with a leap of faith in terms of keeping assets secure against cyber-attacks. Slowly people are realising that they need to put their data on to someone else’s infrastructure. That is a big evolution now, and there is a huge amount of trust and reputation at stake. Read the expert opinion from […]

Debating IoT security at MIT Connected Things

A couple of spirited panels on IoT security capped off the MIT Enterprise Forum’s Connected Things event on March 13. What set these and other discussions throughout the day apart from a lot of events I go to is that they went beyond treating IoT security as a monolithic thing. Read more about the debate […]

Debating IoT security at MIT Connected Things

A couple of spirited panels on IoT security capped off the MIT Enterprise Forum’s Connected Things event on March 13. What set these and other discussions throughout the day apart from a lot of events I go to is that they went beyond treating IoT security as a monolithic thing. Read more about the expert […]

Justifying the Value of Conference Attendance to Your Boss

Read why Jim Nitterauer says that attending Infosec conferences is necessary for IT pros and C-Suite employees on Tripwire : Over the weekend, I became immersed in a discussion on Twitter centered around getting more people involved in InfoSec conferences. Lesley’s initial point led to many great responses relating to the value of attending conferences and the […]

RSA and the expanding hole in cybersecurity

Read Tom Foremski’s article about the RSA conference in San Francisco on ZDNet. There were record numbers of people, exhibitors, talks and awards at the recent RSA Security show in San Francisco. Yet we have widening security holes in enterprise systems that continue to be discovered and exploited. Read his full article here.

RSA Conference: Lessons from a Billion Breached Data Records

Troy Hunt sees more breached records than most of us, running the popular ethical data breach search service “Have I been pwned.” In a session at the RSA Conference this week, Hunt entertained the capacity crowd with tales both humorous and frightening about breaches that he has been involved with. Read more about the experts […]

It’s ‘Code Red’ as cyber-security pros gather

Cybersecurity threats are now a household worry, putting the thousands of professionals who flock to the annual RSA cybersecurity conference here in an unusually influential position. “The threat level is now Code Red,” said Avivah Litan, a security analyst with Gartner, a consulting company. Familiar threats, such as hacking by groups backed by governments, are not […]