government 0810 2Barack Obama appealed to many in the information security industry when, during his campaign for president, he addressed cybersecurity issues. Once elected, however, the wait began for substantive action. Then, in December 2009, Howard Schmidt, a well-known and long-time player in the information security marketplace, was appointed to the position of cybersecurity coordinator, reporting to President Obama. Most in the industry applauded the move, but given false starts and stops by the government on cybersecurity initiatives in the past, others wonder if passing months will see more of the same lurches and stumbles.
There are many ways to do DevSecOps, and each organization — each security team, even — uses a different approach. Questions such as how many environments you have and the frequency of deployment of those environments are important in understanding how to integrate a security scanner into your DevSecOps machinery. The ultimate goal is speed […]
It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but security awareness is about much more than just dedicating a month to a few activities. Security awareness is a journey, requiring motivation along the way. And culture. Especially culture.That’s the point Proofpoint Cybersecurity Evangelist Brian Reed drove home in a recent appearance on Business Security Weekly.“If your security awareness program […]
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