With breaches grabbing headlines and cash funneling toward infosec budgets, the role of the security executive is shifting from tech and compliance wonk to savvy businessperson.
Debate: In light of recent breaches, passwords remain a useful method for authentication.
The head of the NSA, the entity many consider to be the prime culprit in the “surveillance state,” sought to persuade the crowd at the annual DefCon hacker gathering to enter government service.
Unauthorized information disclosure via “paste” sites has been a common occurrence as a part of recent high-profile information security breaches.
The Cybersecurity Act of 2012 was defeated in the Senate, FinFisher spyware analyzed, nation-state-created espionage malware Gauss, and other breaking security news
Lancope has appointed Tom Cross as director of security research, Wells Fargo & Co. has named Rich Baich CISO, and other personnel announcements and corporate happenings.