The proliferation of cyber attacks that we have witnessed in the past year has sparked intense interest in the disclosure of cybersecurity risks by public companies. Public companies are subject to greater compliance requirements, generally have more funding, and were recently encouraged by the SEC to disclose material cybersecurity risks in their SEC filings.
This crafty infographic dissected into a slideshow, uniquely illustrates a popular industry topic. With so many bug bounty programs, are they affective enough to create a safer internet?Source: Veracode
The connection between cybersecurity and a company's bottom line is crystal clear to board members — and they're worried. In fact, more than 80 percent of corporate directors now discuss cybersecurity at most or all boardroom meetings.
Can Google guarantee safe, secure online word processing and spreadsheet collaboration applications to enterprises? While only time will tell, the short answer appears to be yes. Google's new Google Apps Premier Edition — which offers enterprise-focused versions of Gmail, Google Talk instant messenger, Google Calendar, Docs & Spreadsheets, Page Creator, and Start Page via the Web — is really nothing more than software as a service (SaaS), or on-demand offering, popularized by Salesforce.com and others.