Security leaders have a firm grasp on their technology controls and processes as they continue into 2013. It's addressing the vulnerabilities in people that remains the outstanding challenge of the year.
It isn't just a staffing shortage that stops organizations from building cyberteams. It's a skills crisis, says SANS Institute founder Alan Paller, who tells why now is the ideal time to fill top roles with qualified professionals.
Using technology to prevent breaches is insufficient. Security leaders also must address the human factor, making sure staff members receive appropriate training on clear-cut policies - before it's too late.
Managing advanced persistent threats will be a priority throughout 2013, says RSA CISO Eddie Schwartz. How should organizations defend themselves against APTs and the year's other top security threats?
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.
The growing threat landscape exacerbates the IT security skills shortage, meaning many organizations struggle with inadequate and sometimes unqualified staff. How are security leaders addressing the crisis?
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.
To acknowledge individuals and organizations that are playing critical roles in shaping the way financial services organizations approach information security and privacy, BankInfoSecurity announces its inaugural list of Influencers.
When it comes to mobility, how do leaders balance security needs with employees' BYOD desires? The easy answer: Just say no. But that's also the wrong answer. What security tips do these leaders offer?
Heading into 2013, security leaders across industry feel confident about their processes and technology. People, though, continue to create the greatest risks. Can "awareness in depth" make a difference?
CISOs' top three priorities for 2013 are emerging threats, technology trends and filling security gaps, says RSA CISO Eddie Schwartz. But what new strategies should leaders employ to tackle these challenges?
The arrest of 10 individuals allegedly tied to a global phishing scheme that exploited Facebook is good news. But experts say banking institutions need to push stronger security and authentication to protect accounts.