A Senate committee approved the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which aims to help companies and government share information about cyber-attacks and other threats. Privacy groups opposed the bill because it could potentially give the government access to huge trove of personal data about Americans.
John Kerry will seek to persuade his Chinese counterparts to reinstate a cybersecurity working group cancelled by Beijing after the US indicted five Chinese military officers for hacking into US businesses.
With what may have been a subtle reference to former Target Stores CEO Greg Steinhafel, who lost his job from his handling of cyber attacks, speaker and panelist Rebecca Scorzato set the stage for her opening comments at July’s exceptional Suits & Spooks cybersecurity forum in New York.
You need to identify your security shortcomings before someone else does. Simulate attacks and tests to associate known vulnerabilities, previous attack patterns, and security/network data to identify potential attack paths to your company’s most important data.
In order to make our ecosystem a safer place for all of us, small and large, the big guys out there are going to have to start - at least in part - handling the security of their small business partners, suppliers and customers.