Convergence Q&A: When and Why Should We Move to a Cloud-Based Security System?

Increasingly I am hearing about IT departments asking what direction physical security system technology is moving in, and where cloud-based applications or systems fit on security’s technology roadmap. Read the interview with Ray Bernard of Ray Bernard Consulting Services (RBCS) who explains why companies should opt for cloud computing on Security Info Watch.

Nokia: ISPs and users must be aware of IoT security

Arnold Jansen, senior product marketing manager for IP/optical networks at Nokia, says broadband service providers, ISPs and end-users must be aware of IoT security to prevent DDoS disasters, and explains how its next-gen IP-routing technology could help them mitigate cyberattacks. Read the interview with Arnold Jansen of Nokia who explains why it is important for […]

CISO: To achieve security in IoT devices, remember the fundamentals

When it comes to security in IoT devices, it’s important to remember that fundamental IT security principles are still applicable, according to Ravi Thatavarthy, director of information security and CISO at Bedford, Mass.-based consumer robotics company iRobot. Read the interview with Ravi Thatavarthy of iRobot who spoke about how IoT is affecting the cybersecurity threat […]

Next WannaCry attack could cost insurers $2.5B

Cyber crime insurers largely avoided costly claims from the recent attacks that hit businesses around the globe. The next global virus could change that. “It’s exceptionally likely that we will see an event over the next months that will seriously affect insurers,” Graeme Newman, chief innovation officer at CFC Underwriting, said in an interview. Read the […]

Changing Cybersecurity Threats in the Context of the Internet of Things: Don’t Blink or You’ll Miss It

In this interview, Washington, D.C.-based Hogan Lovells senior associate Paul Otto talks about security issues created by the exponential growth of the Internet of Things (IoT). Read the interview with Paul Otto of Hogan Lovells who explores various cyber security issues related to Internet of Things on JD Supra.

The Changing Face of Network Security

Not so long ago, the information network was a tangible entity to manage and secure. Today, in the age of the cloud and connected devices, network security is a whole new creature. Michael DeCesare, CEO of Forescout, discusses how to respond to this evolution. Read the interview with Michael DeCesare of Forescout who talks about network […]

Palo Alto Networks: Evolving Ransomware Is The Biggest Cyber Security Threat

Cybersecurity is a typically one of the fastest moving areas of the technology world, with zero-days cropping up on a highly regular basis and old malware resurfacing in a refreshed from, poised to wreak havoc on seemingly protected networks. Unfortunately, that situation is not likely to change anytime soon, according to Aaron Miller, senior technologist at Palo […]

How Marketers Cause Data Breaches

What is marketing’s role in enabling and/or preventing cyber breaches? I recently started a series that looks at the topic from a variety of viewpoints. In the following article, I interview Juliette Rizkallah, CMO of SailPoint, the leading firm in the “Identity Management” space, helping companies manage and govern the access that company employees, suppliers, […]

What Marketers Need To Know About Cybersecurity

What do marketers need to know about cybersecurity? I recently started a series that looks at the topic from a variety of viewpoints (see here for how marketers can make a difference). Read the interview with Juliette Rizkallah of SailPoint who explains why the marketing guys need to be aware about cyber security on Forbes.

Executive interview: Brian Kelly, chief security officer, Rackspace

IT security is a bit of a strategy game, according to Brian Kelly, chief security officer at Rackspace. Kelly first got involved in cyber security while working for the US government in the late 1980s and early 1990s, trying to figure out information warfare. Read the interview with Brian Kelly of Rackspace where he explains why cyber […]