As enterprises move more applications to the cloud, continuous monitoring will play a greater role in assuring the software is patched in a timely manner, says John Streufert, DHS director of federal network resilience.
It's not malware, crime rings or hacktivists. What, then, are among the threats that concern security leaders most? CISO Tom Newton offers new insight on today's top threats and strategies to combat them.
Sharing information about physical and cyber threats needn't be segregated under the U.S. federal government's National Strategy for Information Sharing and Safeguarding, says Kshemendra Paul, who manages the implementation of the strategy.
Smart phones that give many IT security managers headaches in developing security policies are being used in increasing numbers to help safeguard systems and applications, thanks to more muscular biometric features, says Steve Vinsik of Unisys.
It isn't so much the changing threat landscape that causes security leaders to re-assess their approach to incident response. Mobility and the expanding perimeter are the real factors driving change....
Which fraud trends need the most attention from U.S. banking institutions in 2013? Distributed-denial-of-service attacks and account takeover, says FS-ISAC's Bill Nelson, who offers fraud-fighting tips.
Peer-to-peer, near-field communications and barcode scans are revolutionizing mobile payments. What unique risks do these emerging technologies pose to banking institutions? Two FDIC executives offer insights.
With different nations establishing different privacy standards, organizations face adopting the most stringent regulations in order to be compliant everywhere they operate, says Marc Groman, a director of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Cloud computing and mobility are areas likely to see new regulatory attention in the year ahead. But what are the other hot topics that leading attorneys believe will be addressed in new legislation worldwide?...
The penalties paid out by HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank for violations to money-laundering regulations should serve as a wake-up call, says Kevin Sullivan. In fact, banking institutions should brace for more fines.