CISO roles – both full-time and fractional – are on the rise. Their skills can help a growing organization enhance its security program, keep it on track, and guide in times of crisis and change. However, finding the right CISO can be tricky business, especially if this role is new to your organization. Here are the skills to look for when hiring your CISO.
Organizations are doing some fancy footwork with security these days in order to simultaneously protect users yet empower them to perform various tasks online. As application workloads and activities move to one or more cloud environments, organizations have also begun to ask what they should do to ensure proper cloud security.
The WannaCry ransomware attack that successfully targeted Merck is not the only cyberattack to which the pharmaceutical industry has fallen victim. As pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies move toward greater digitalization and the storage of more valuable data, their digital security practices become more and more critical.
A few certainties surround the RSA Cybersecurity Conference this week: attendance will increase over last year, new exhibitor booths will expand, and hotel rates in San Francisco will reach unconscionable levels.
College students representing 15 universities compete at Deloitte University for a real-world challenge of cyber and business complexity.
March 4, 2019
Four students from Carnegie Mellon University won the 2019 Deloitte Foundation Cyber Threat Competition. Team members Karttik Panda, Veera Nandiraju, Sanika Suwant and Nishith Yadav each received $2,000 in scholarship money. Carnegie Mellon University teams have competed since the competition began five years ago, and always rank amongst top performing teams. This is the first win for the university.
We just celebrated President’s Day. Folklore has it that during the American Revolution, George Washington was approached by an enquiring member of the press who asked: “George! George! What keeps you up at night?”
Our May issue cover article features “How SOCS Help in Training Security Professionals”.
Also in May, license plate reader technology is on the rise. How can LPR technology secure perimeters and lessen cybersecurity threats? And discover "How to meet the Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals".