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 Oil and Natural Gas industry unveiled a new Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ONG-ISAC) to facilitate the exchange of information, help evaluate risks, and provide up-to-date security guidance to U.S. companies.
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.
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.
Shortcomings in a cloud providers’ security architecture can trickle down to customers that leverage their services. So what steps should organizations take to retool their security practices for the cloud age?