Sports and Health/Fitness Retailers Find Themselves in the Cyber Security Firing Line

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As cyber security breaches have become an unavoidable part of doing business in the 21st century, hackers have at times appeared to be working through various categories of companies one at a time. Back in 2013 and 2014, it was big box retailers like Target and Home Depot who started ... Read More

C-Suite Cyber Security Awareness May Be the Key to Taking a Bite Out of Breaches

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No matter how many breaches we read about, how many cautions we hear, or how many reminders we get about the importance of round-the-clock diligence, cyber security continues to slip through the cracks as a business priority too often. Too often, this chink in the armor comes down to a ... Read More

From Top to Bottom, State of Cyber Security in Healthcare is a National Concern

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Given the sensitive nature of healthcare information, and the fact that we have an overarching regulation, HIPAA, that dictates how that data is handled, it would seem safe to assume that cyber security has been established as an ongoing top priority. Yeah, well, about that…it seems that healthcare continues to ... Read More

Hold On For Your Life: GDPR Has Landed and is Making its Impact Felt Quickly

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Anyone who attended this year's RSA Conference in San Francisco can attest to the prominent portion of mindshare that security and privacy practitioners were devoting at that time to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect last month. GDPR, which at its essence gives consumers ... Read More

Report: Many Companies Taking Status Quo Approach to Cyber Security at Their Own Peril

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At the recent RSA Conference in San Francisco, attendees heard a lot of recognition that the cyber security landscape is in flux. A new generation of technologies that generate unprecedented amounts of data has changed the playing field, as has the rise of artificial intelligence. This has resulted not just ... Read More

Governments Worldwide Appear to Be Hearing the Calls for Improved Cyber Security

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Governments of all types have long proven to be challenged in the area of cyber security. Forget the long-standing jokes about government red tape and inefficiency; this isn't about not being able to get it done. It's about years of giving security short shrift. Consider that the United Nations' second ... Read More

From New Insights and Best Practices to Networking and Recruitment, RSA Conference 2018 Had it All

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It's hard not to return from the RSA Conference and not think of that whole "firehose of information" metaphor tech folks love to trot out. Because that's what the RSA Conference quite literally is: a firehose of information. Whether you get there early to take advantage of pre-conference tutorials, prefer ... Read More

As RSA Conference Convenes, Tech Companies Promise to Take Security Reins

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As 50,000 members of the cyber security community descended upon San Francisco for the annual RSA Conference to discuss solutions to the security questions facing us, 34 technology companies revealed that they plan to start doing something. In signing the so-called Cybersecurity Tech Accord, Cisco, Facebook, Microsoft and 31 other ... Read More

This Year’s Innovation Sandbox Theme: Taking Humans out of the Security Equation

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Kicking off the RSA Conference with the Innovation Sandbox event-within-an-event has always made a lot of sense. Attendees get an overview of what's coming next in security without having to feel like they have to jump into a deep dive right out of the gate. They get 10 three-minute presentations ... Read More

No Shortage of Compelling Topics as RSA Conference 2018 Approaches

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Certain things in life are inevitable. Death and taxes. The sun rising in the East and setting in the West. Donald Trump tweeting extemporaneously. Kids growing up and leaving home (okay, so there's a little hope in that last one.) Here's another item to add to the list: Namely, that ... Read More
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