Organizations must make improvements to their risk management programs in order to keep pace with the latest cyber-attack risks and data security challenges, according to the second annual 2015 Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study, released by the Shared Assessments Program and Protiviti, a global consulting firm.
An annual survey of encryption deployment in businesses finds that slightly more firms have a comprehensive strategy than last year, with retail and health care firms showing the most significant gains.
The relationship between the chief information officer and chief security officer (or chief information security officer) can be fraught with tension - and that can be a good thing. Both executives play a critical role in your organization's C-suite, and better understanding these sometimes overlapping roles can only make your business stronger and more secure.
Matt Fates envisions a world where no one talks about Big Data anymore. Using the totality of an enterprise's data to make forward-looking business decisions, develop new products, and improve marketing efficiency will be so common that there won't be a name for it. But getting to that point, in his view, will involve a cultural shift; a change of consciousness.