Of the 355 IT and security professionals surveyed, a majority indicated that they were ill-equipped to thwart a possible insider threat.
The high price of defending against cyber attacks exposes an age old problem in information security: how do you balance security requirements with maintaining your business's bottom line and ability to deliver service?
In a move to keep up with the evolution of connected devices, Symantec has announced that its Norton security software will be rolled into one suite.
Trustwave's "2014 Business Password Analysis" indicates that strong authentication policies have yet to be implemented at organizations.
The relationship between development and security doesn't need to be hostile, and there are ways to engage developers more with security.
A group of security pros called "I am The Cavalry" introduced a five star automotive cyber safety program.
In an effort to bolster security on the web, Google has announced that it will boost the search engine ranking of sites that use HTTPS encryption by default.
In this video, Jay Radcliffe, senior security researcher at Rapid7, discusses his recent work and how the industry needs to get ahead of the game when it comes to medical device security.
In this video, Joshua Corman, CTO at Sonatype, chats with SC Magazine's Danielle Walker on his involvement in some important upcoming initiatives.
Speaker Jason Healey warned that the internet can only endure so much abuse before it's irreversibly damaged.
On Wednesday, Dan Geer delivered his keynote called "Cybersecurity as Realpolitik" at Black Hat.
The experts we spoke to for this new ebook agree that when deciding what data must be encrypted, it's a question of classifying it by level of importance.
As chief policy officer of HackerOne, Katie Moussouris oversees the company's philosophy and approach to vulnerability disclosure, advises customers and researchers, and as she puts it, "works toward the public good to legitimize and promote security research to help make the internet safer for everyone."
The Black Hat conference schedule no longer includes sessions on home insecurity and dissecting the Snake malware campaign.
In 2010 Wendy Nather joined 451 Research as a senior analyst, and she now serves as research director for the information security practice covering many different areas, with a heavy focus on application security, security services and threat intelligence.
As both the CTO and the SVP for products at HyTrust, as well as more recently its head of engineering and CISO, Hemma Prafullchandra is also "an evangelist for what's possible."
As VP and CISO at Freddie Mac, Patricia Titus is responsible for the protection and integrity of the mortgage company's information assets while enabling world-class information access.
These seven women are featured for their noteworthy efforts, which have impacted the field of online security and data privacy for the better.
Here's a list of five notable women to watch who have had a positive impact on the information security industry.
We asked a number of security professionals what they thought about the conditions for women in the IT security workplace today.
Targeted events help stake out space for women in the security field, reports Alan Earls.
Women bring new skill sets, but early encouragement, training in grade school and mentoring are all needed to succeed, reports James Hale.
Harassment has no place in the security industry. Neither do sexism or discrimination. But, there they are. It's time for infosec to just say no, reports Teri Robinson.
Many groups have striven to cultivate a more welcoming workplace, says Alison Gianotto.
Though plenty of work remains to be done in closing the industry's gender gap, this inaugural issue of SC Magazine takes the step of highlighting women for their noteworthy contributions to the IT security and privacy space.
Becky is one of 10 women selected for their longstanding contributions to the IT security space. As veterans in the field, they've served as exemplary women taking on leadership roles in the community. We celebrate by offering their stories as well as testimonials from colleagues who have been inspired by them.
Debates about the dearth of women in IT security and, well, a lack of diversity in the field overall, seem to be edging our space closer and closer to some sort of tipping point.
When she stepped into the job of vice president of information security and privacy at Graham Holdings Company in 2003, Stacey Halota had to carve out new territory because her position had never existed at the corporate level before.
It's fair to say that Kristin Lovejoy understands IBM's information security approach inside and out, largely because she helped shape both the corporation's internal and customer-facing infosec strategy.
Jennifer Minella grew up in the shadow of the company she now helps run.