Industry professionals applauded the steps by the White House to promote cyber threat information sharing, but an executive order can only go so far and more is needed than just information sharing to combat sophisticated cyber attacks, experts said.
ENISA, Europe's Cyber security agency, has released two reports that aim to inform and guide decision makers in the public and private sector on the use and implementation of cryptographic protocols for securing personal data.
Organizations are asking the question – how much do I really need to spend on security in order to tip the scales in my favor? In order to answer that question you must first quantify the impact and risk of a cyber attack.
In response to the uptick in cyber-attacks, legislators and industry governing bodies alike have started to revise their guidelines to emphasize the implementation of a pro-active, risk-based approach to security over the traditional check-box mentality.
No IT organization has a seemingly unlimited budget the way that Team Oracle did in the 2013 America’s Cup race. But look closer at why spending on America’s Cup racing seems so out of control and it starts to look a bit more familiar.