Print Issue: January 02, 2013
The proposed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is galvanizing government and industry over whether we need federally mandated security legislation and what it should look like.
This issue’s “Me and my job,” features Alex Nehlebaeff, information security manager at Harley-Davidson Financial Services.
If we want the best minds, we can no longer look to only half the population, says Karen Purcell.
A highly regulated debt collector from the U.K. needed to achieve compliance, but it wanted to scrap all of the point solutions on which it traditionally relied.
Rodney Dangerfield couldn’t get any respect, and neither can CISOs, who still struggle for recognition within the C-suite. But ignore them at your own risk, says Deven Bhatt, CISO for WEX.
Compliance brings with it the stigma of cost, complexity and confusion, but viewing it from a risk point-of-view may help make it more tolerable.
Cloud computing still is trying to overcome the trust and reliability issues that has made it a questionable proposition for many organizations.
For those organizations at risk to a nation-state attack, preparation should come with the expectation of compromise, as well as knowledge that the damage can be mitigated.
DesktopDirect is a simple – though not at all simplistic – RDP gateway.
As we start 2013 off, I’m pretty sure that information security leaders everywhere are glad to hear all those predictions about their budgets getting a boost this year (and that the Mayans were wrong).
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