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.
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.
The fall of a high-profile CEO due to security concerns makes me envision a scenario where security is now given a more prominent role on the executive team, with more emphasis placed on avoiding the breach in the first place.
When performing incident response, an organization should proceed through various stages by following its incident response process. While all stages are important, when an enterprise is attacked, the highest priority quickly becomes moving rapidly from detection to containment.