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7 keys to a successful IT security career

Learn these traits and realities of being an IT security professional if you want a long, successful and happy career in the field.

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What can we learn about infosec from the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal?

The Varsity Blues scandal – where rich parents paid an intermediary to get their kids into top colleges by paying off coaches to pass them off as athletic recruits (among other things) – exposed multiple operational security failures...

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Huawei and Apple smartphones are both made in China – why is only one banned in Australia?

While Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has been banned from the Australian 5G network rollout, Apple was welcomed with open arms despite also using China to produce phones. So, what’s the difference?

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Cybersecurity education in the age of acceleration

The cyber threat landscape demands professional development initiatives.

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Self-sovereign identity: 3 key questions

SSI is on the extreme end of the digital identity spectrum. Its focus is putting control back in the hands of you, the user. But SSI is not the only way to skin a cat.

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Top 5 solutions to reduce ‘cyber friction’

The biggest problem areas and solutions to reduce friction between cybersecurity, privacy and legal teams.

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Navigating a challenging cybersecurity skills landscape

As much as tools and technology evolve in the cybersecurity industry, organizations remain reliant on clever, well-trained humans with incisive critical thinking skills to protect themselves from the perilous cyberthreat landscape.

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The buzz at RSA 2019: Cloud security, network security, managed services and more

The buzz at RSA 2019 included talk about cybersecurity and business leaders coming together, managed services, cloud security, network security and more.

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Landmark laws: data brokers and the future of US privacy regulation

Vermont’s new law on data brokers has revealed an expansive registry of secretive firms profiting from your corporate and personal data. As the first law of its kind in the US, privacy advocates have rejoiced – but how much will it...

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Multi-cloud security the next billion-dollar frontier

Constant change is the new normal. Success in today’s multi-cloud world requires greater adaptability and dynamic methods to protect digital identities and preserve trust.

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Consolidation: Why there should be big acquisition announcements at RSA

The question isn't if, it's when one of the major tech companies will announce a big security move. If they don’t, they're at risk of falling behind.

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The best password advice right now (Hint: It's not the NIST guidelines)

Short and crackable vs. long, complex and prone to reuse? The password debate rages on, but this columnist has a change of mind.

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What to expect at the RSA Conference 2019

The RSA Conference will feature cloud-scale security analytics, endpoint security suites, API security, advanced security services, and a traffic jam of people.

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The CSO and CPO role just dramatically expanded overnight

How two high-profile incidents highlight the changing definition and scope of security and privacy.

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Combatting drama and barriers in the infosec community

At its onset, the infosec community was very inclusive and welcoming…when others were not. Over the years, we’ve forgotten where we came from and why. Self-appointed gatekeepers leaders of who belongs in the community (or not) have...

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6 ways to equip your phishing tackle box

Like many of the threats in cybersecurity, using a comprehensive and business-driven approach to reveal risk can help you focus your efforts on what matters most.

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Enterprises need to embrace top-down cybersecurity management

CISOs must manage cybersecurity based upon their organization’s mission, goals, and business processes, not the technology underpinnings.

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IBM sets forth with a strong cybersecurity message

IBM has a strong cybersecurity message, but there's a gap between IBM security and its corporate vision. If IBM can bridge this gap, it can carve out a unique market position.

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