Amy Bennett

Executive Editor

Amy Bennett is Executive Editor at CIO.com and CSOonline.com.

Dealing with the downturn

Fortinet hires NSA veteran as company's first CISO

Fortinet hires NSA veteran as company's first CISO

The network security provider has hired former NSA cyber task force executive Philip Quade as chief information security officer.

Customs and Border Protection gets a new CISO

Customs and Border Protection gets a new CISO

Alma Cole replaces Shaun Khalfan, who now leads the information risk program at government-sponsored mortgage loan company Freddie Mac.

Top data breach trends in 2016 — Phishing, skimming rise; hacking holds ground

Top data breach trends in 2016 — Phishing, skimming rise; hacking holds ground

In a year marked by massive data breaches, trends report finds skimming and phishing made waves in 2016.

Study: 62% of security pros don’t know where their sensitive data is

Study: 62% of security pros don’t know where their sensitive data is

Forrester report finds organizations struggle with understanding and controlling sensitive data.

Niall Browne joins cloud BI startup Domo as CISO

Niall Browne joins cloud BI startup Domo as CISO

Cloud business intelligence startup Domo has hired Niall Browne, former chief trust officer at Workday, as the company's first CISO.

4 questions for Virtual Health's Dan Bart

4 questions for Virtual Health's Dan Bart

DISA cybersecurity leader joins startup Virtual Health as Executive Vice President of Information Security and Implementation.

Former Microsoft CISO joins bio-electronics company board of directors

Former Microsoft CISO joins bio-electronics company board of directors

Charles McNerney, general manager of retail technology at Microsoft, and former CISO in its online services division, has been appointed to the board of directors of Nativis, Inc., a Seattle-based clinical stage bio-electronic company....

4 signs you're a victim of ransomware

4 signs you're a victim of ransomware

The word ransomware conjures images of kidnappers and ransom notes. But that doesn't quite capture the reality of PC ransomware.

NASA hires former Microsoft director, cybersecurity veteran as CISO

NASA hires former Microsoft director, cybersecurity veteran as CISO

NASA has tapped Jeanette Hanna-Ruiz as its new cybersecurity associate CIO for IT security and senior agency information security official (SAISO), effective Aug. 8.

Veterans Affairs taps NASA IT exec as new CISO

Veterans Affairs taps NASA IT exec as new CISO

Roopangi Kadakia, who most recently served as web services executive in NASA’s Office of the CIO, has been appointed CISO at the Department of Veterans Affairs. She will start in the new role on July 24.

Malwarebytes hires Justin Dolly as its first CISO

Malwarebytes hires Justin Dolly as its first CISO

Dolly brings to the role close to 20 years of experience in advanced information, infrastructure, web and application security, as well as risk management, network engineering and design.

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