Thwarting the insider threat entails more than knowing an individual with access to a computer, but to recognize the synergy between the individual, organization, technology and environment, I3P Research Director Shari Lawrence Pfleeger says.
"There's a real threat out there." Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt says. "But the threat sort of follows the way we build our defenses against it, and I think those things continue to move in parallel."
Looking ahead to the new year, Kristin Lovejoy of IBM says information security organizations face a host of global compliance issues - and the complexity of this challenge may be the biggest task of 2011.
Shuttering of smaller institutions leaves a financial void for certain segments of the population -- a golden opportunity for innovative institutions dedicated to growing their businesses and services.