Items Tagged with 'information security'


How BYOD Revolutionized the Role of CISO

January 28, 2014
BYOD has brought sweeping changes to the enterprise over the last several years. Nowhere is this more apparent than sitting at the head of IT Security in the role of CISO. Having served in this role at companies like Disney, TiVo and Salesforce during this pivotal time, I can say that it’s an interesting seat to have.
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DHS Names New CIO

December 19, 2013

Luke J. McCormack has been named the new Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Department of Homeland Security. McCormack will lead and oversee DHS’s continuing efforts to implement information technology enhancements and security.

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Enterprises Recognizing Cyber-Attacks as Greatest Global Threat to Survival

October 29, 2013

The information security function fully meets needs in only 17 percent of organizations, according to EY’s 16th annual Global Information Security Survey 2013, which tracks the level of awareness and action in response to cyber threats, canvassing the opinion of more than 1,900 senior executives globally.

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UC Berkeley Increases Cyber Security Budget, Planning Against Attacks

August 2, 2013

Facing increasingly sophisticated and hostile cyber security threats, UC Berkeley is doubling its cyber security budget and working closely with other University of California campuses to address security risks.

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Balancing Between Service and Security

Build Security and Privacy Protection into Your Help Desk

Threat of Socially Engineered Attacks
July 11, 2013

One thing is clear, successful help desks need to be highly focused on customer service, yet they can present a security risk for the same reason they are in business, helping a user, says Barb Filkins, SANS analyst and author of a report based on a recent survey. The only real way to solve the problem is to build security into the business of help desk.

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Cuomo Names Cyber Security Advisors

May 13, 2013

Former White House aides and security executives have joined the advisory board on protecting the state's infrastructure and information systems. 

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Educating Employees to Build Better Cyber Security

December 1, 2012
To err is human, to prevent err is IT info-security’s job. Dealing with the weakest link in the IT security chain – people – has its challenges.
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How IT is Evolving from Controlling to Enabling

IT and Security Play Catch-Up with the Latest Technology and Requirements
November 27, 2012

How is Software-as-a-Service changing the fundamental nature of CIOs, and how will security be affected?

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Cyber Security -- Hacking

FBI: Speedy Cash Kiosk Hackers Stole $1 Million

October 31, 2012

FBI officials have arrested 13 people on charges that they participated in gang activity that exploited a loophole in the cash-advance kiosks to steal more than $1 million.

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Cyber Security -- Staffing

Study: 63 Percent of Companies' IT Departments are Understaffed

August 16, 2012

According to a new study, 72 percent of companies are struggling with escalating threats, but 63 percent of IT departments are understaffed.

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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.


Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine

July 2014

2014 July

In the July issue of Security Magazine, read about how the NFL is balancing security with fan experience to make sure sporting events are running smoothly. If you're doing any traveling this summer, be sure to read the 5 hot spots for business travel security, also, employers can track on-the-go employees with new mobile apps. Also, check out the latest news and industry innovations for the security industry.

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

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