Despite acute awareness of the millions of dollars in annual costs, and the business risks posed by external internet threats, security leaders highlight the lack of staff expertise and technology as a key reason that these attacks are unchecked, according to a new Ponemon Institute study.
The University of South Carolina announced the creation of "SC Cyber,” a consortium of business, academic, and government partners that will train businesses how to beef up cybersecurity and fight cyber crime.
For data security, 2015 is predicted to be as bad or worse as 2014, as more sensitive and confidential information and transactions are moved to the digital space and become vulnerable to attack, according to The Ponemon Institute’s study 2014: A Year of Mega Breaches.
Who are the thought-leaders pushing the security industry forward, in government, cybersecurity, corporate security and education? Learn about this year’s security champions in our annual Most Influential People in Security report. Also in this issue: Data security concerns for healthcare institutions; ruggedized security technology; covert surveillance installations; how to polish up your resume and references; infinity background screening for workplace violence risk mitigation and more.