CISO Challenges in 2018

To stay ahead of threats, CISOs will need to enter 2018 in steep learning mode. Their priorities will include integrating artificial intelligence, protecting against increasingly advanced Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks, pressuring IoT vendors to build enterprise-class devices and deciding what blockchain technology may mean to them. When it comes to leveraging IoT devices for DDoS..
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Make Security a Business Partner to Avoid Job Burnout

Take a high-pressure job, add in high-performance expectations, season with continual threats from hackers looking to steal your company’s electronic assets, and you have a sure-fire recipe for burnout. The list of things that keep chief information security officers awake at night—and some of them still in the office with their sleeves rolled up—are legion...
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Forrester Report Outlines True Cost of Data Breaches

Data breaches hurt. Just ask Equifax, the latest poster child in the ongoing litany of companies where breaches may have exposed customer data. It joins the ranks of Target and Home Depot in offering real-life examples of expensive and painful business-recovery plans. A recent Forrester Research report, “Calculate The Business Impact And Cost Of A..
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Equifax Data Breach: Q&A with Forrester Analyst Heidi Shey

The recent Equifax data breach highlights the need for businesses to undertake security and risk management plans. As consumers struggle to learn whether their information held by the credit reporting agency has been among the estimated 143 million users’ information potentially compromised, Forrester Senior Analyst Heidi Shey outlines some considerations for companies undertaking a security..
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