The natural trend in the cybersecurity industry is that spending money means you’re more secure; however, this isn’t always the case. While cybersecurity budgets will continue to increase in 2018, they will be increasingly focused on areas that will be most effective.
If you and your program are not viewed as adding value and assisting the business in executing its strategy, then you are relegated to a draw on overhead or worse yet a necessary evil. If you are viewed as the latter, it might be time to brush up your resume, as your days may be numbered.
Security magazine’s 11th annual Security 500 conference, held on November 13 in Arlington, VA, featured high-level speakers, including Dr. Park Dietz, whose keynote address discussed Pathways to Extremist Violence.
This year’s Security 500 report offers 10 security risks to your enterprise’s reputation, as ranked by you in your Security 500 survey responses, in addition to how one CSO is mitigating them in his enterprise.
Chosen by their colleagues, peers and fellow security industry professionals, these 21 leaders of corporate security, government, think tanks, universities, cybersecurity and more have proven themselves as some of the most influential people in security.
There’s a shift taking place in the boardroom: With the recent high-profile cyberattacks like WannaCry and NotPetya, cybersecurity has been placed in the spotlight, making it a much more prominent topic than it was five years ago.
Companies increasingly want a better understanding of what contributes to predicting performance in possible new hires. They want to better understand a candidate’s motivation, values, beliefs and goals in addition to their competencies. This allows the hiring organization to better assess whether there are personality characteristics and traits that, when pushed to extremes, will impede the individual’s ability to be effective in executing the responsibilities of the position.
Our special report this month features 26 security leaders who are changing the industry, inspiring many and leading with innovation. Security experts discuss the CCPA, public-private relationships, mobile device security and how aware employees can mitigate active shooter events and workplace violence.