March 2020 | SC Media

Print Issue: March 2020

Where enterprise CISOs go wrong

The best laid plans are often fraught with mistakes – some big, some more nuanced. Evan Schuman looks at where CISOs can fall short. Enterprise security today, at least at the $4 billion annual revenue level and up, is in a precarious place. Despite GDPR and best security practices insisting on having complete global datamaps,…

Follow the cybersecurity money

Venture capitalists have poured money into cybersecurity in recent years – their investments offer a glimpse at what products, solutions and startups are on the horizon.  Lee Sustar reports. For anyone who’s made it through the twin expo floors at the annual RSA Conference – past the big-name vendors with magicians, fast-talking comedians, flashy free…

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Striving for diversity

To take a barometer of the cybersecurity industry early in our year, we’re looking at a few areas this March. In addition to a general market update and where money is being invested, we’re also looking at what could be the costlier mistakes organizations make when it comes to over-arching cybersecurity strategizing and maintenance. One…

Red and blue teams have changed

The long-held rivalry between red and blue teams has served a beneficial purpose, simulating the highly competitive real-world environment between hackers and those defending organizations. However, recent advances in blue team capabilities and the sophistication of the security technologies that support them have shifted the balance between the two groups. While in years past the…

Shared responsibility evolves

Businesses must embrace the concept of a shared responsibility mode. Nigel Hawthorn Businesses are conflicted about moving their data to the cloud. Some claim that one of the main reasons for moving data to the cloud is because it is more secure. Major cloud vendors like Microsoft, Amazon, and Google correctly point out that the…

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