With the highest unemployment in more than 20 years and competition dense for open positions, the pressure is on for job seekers to have flawless interview skills - especially within information security.
A new poll shows that more than one in 10 U.S. employees says they've known they were violating policies put in place by their company's IT departments, but violated them anyway to get their work done.
What a difference a year makes.
Almost exactly one year ago, I interviewed Charles Antonucci Sr., CEO of Park Avenue Bank. His institution was in the news because it withdrew its application for federal Troubled Asset Relief Plan (TARP) funds.
Last Friday, Park Avenue Bank was closed.
Financial institutions should take this week, National Consumer Protection Week, and make every day one to protect their customers from the scammers, phishers, hackers, and downright evil doers who reside in the underbelly of society.
Steve Elefant, CIO, Heartland Payment Systems
One theme repeated by every major Obama administration officials speaking RSA Conference 2010, the IT security conference held in early March in San Francisco, was the need for the government and business to work together to protect the nation's critical IT...
What must financial institutions do to improve security education?
Identity theft expert Robert Siciliano shares his thoughts on the need to change the mindset of financial institutions when it comes to educating their customers about identity theft and security issues. Among the topics he discusses:
C. Warren Axelrod is a veteran banking/security executive and thought-leader, and in an exclusive interview at the RSA Conference 2010 he discusses top security trends and threats, including:
Axelrod is currently executive advisor for the Financial...
"Historically, there's been a dichotomy between network security on the one hand and investigative process on the other," FBI Director Robert Mueller says. "It has been a great divide between us but needn't be."
Education and training are two of the key priorities of information security professionals and organizations in 2010. And professional certifications are at the heart of that training.
What's new in information security certifications? In an exclusive interview at RSA Conference 2010, W. Hord Tipton, Executive...