As agencies are forced to do more with less, government security pros at a recent SC Magazine Roundtable discussion said they are being challenged to fight emerging threats and secure new technologies.
The work being done by Kathleen Styles at the U.S. Department of Education is emblematic of a growing surge of privacy-led initiatives within the public and private sector. But many other firms are still falling short.
Increased compliance and improved data-protection methods have helped ward off a major credit card breach this year. Yet plenty of holes at the merchant level still remain for a class as dedicated as criminals.