The continuing loss of data to China suggests that the federal government should carefully assess the cybersecurity implications associated with the expansion of Chinese cloud and mobile providers in the U.S.
Acquiring information security wares gets more complicated every day - some 1,000 vendors offer 150 categories of products - so it's unreasonable to expect even the most informed chief information security officers to know everything about them.
Michaels craft stores. TRICARE. Global Payments Inc. These are among the most recent and prominent examples of third-party data breaches that adversely impacted financial institutions, healthcare providers and other affiliated entities.
How prepared is your organization to respond to a third-party breach - not just...
Gartner's Peter Firstbrook, to illustrate the vulnerability of IT systems, cites research that pegs at about 400 days the average time a targeted virus remains undetected on a computer. And, he says, that doesn't speak highly of the current offerings from security vendors.
As part of your risk management strategy, your organization likely conducts pre-employment background checks. But what are your screening strategies after you have made your hires? How would you know, for instance, if:
An employee's personal finances have crumbled, and that individual is now at risk to...
Enterprise organizations have been under security attacks for the past decade, but security events in 2011 have created a ripple effect that will be felt for years to come and will actually start to shift the way we view security. In the 2011 Cyber Security Risks Report, HP Enterprise Security provides a broad view...
Cloud computing gives the jitters to those charged with protecting their organization's IT assets. To gauge the concerns of security professionals about cloud computing, we're fielding a global survey covering all industries. We want to know your views.
FedRAMP will ensure that cloud-based services have adequate information security, eliminate duplication of effort and reduce risk management costs and enable rapid and cost-effective procurement of IT systems and services for federal agencies.
The controls create a baseline to properly address the unique elements of authorizing cloud products and services, including multi-tenancy, control of an infrastructure and shared resource pooling, Homeland Security CIO Richard Spires says.