Government-imposed rules on incident reporting by organizations impacted by cyberattacks are not new – many sectors have been subjected to them for decades. What is new is that governments are introducing new, more stringent incident reporting rules that will affect a broader set of organizations.
The investment appetite is quite the opposite of what it was in the past two years. Investors are more cautious, and valuations are much lower. Yet, venture capitalists have identified a few hot technology domains and are pursuing companies with those technology innovations.
The cybersecurity industry needs to be increasingly agile, said Hugh Thompson, program committee chairman of RSA Conference. Attackers are constantly changing tactics. Security leaders also need to change and keep up with the technologies accessible to a large group of people, he said.
Early-stage startups interested in the implementation of artificial intelligence are often concerned about the policies surrounding AI use. While some startups are looking at automating policies, others are building platforms to test the accuracy, integrity and robustness of AI models.
Divakar Prayaga, A.P. Moller - Maersk's director for security engineering, discusses the evolution of a CISO's role from a tech to a business partner, how it affects a firm's cybersecurity posture and how to get the best return on security technology investments amid challenging economic conditions.
The guilty verdict against Joe Sullivan, former chief security officer of Uber, has generated much discussion about CISO accountability for disclosures of breaches. How should CISOs be preparing to deal with this responsibility? Kirsten Davies, CISO at Unilever, said communication is crucial.
Prosecutors are urging a U.S. federal judge to sentence former Uber CSO Joe Sullivan to 15 months in prison for his role in impeding an investigation into the ride-hailing company's security practices. Sullivan exploited "his position to cover up a deeply embarrassing event," prosecutors wrote.
Venture capitalist Alberto Yépez says there are opportunities to innovate in this economy. The market is self-correcting, but the demand for cyber protection has increased with the rise in cyberattacks and increased regulations, making it a top priority in terms of technology budgets, he said.
Much of the friction between CISOs and their general counsels, according to Ron Raether, partner at Troutman Pepper, is the result of ignorance. General counsels don't understand the full extent of IT and information security and often pin the blame on the CISOs, who become the scapegoats.
ChatGPT may be grabbing headlines, but many security practitioners are still skeptical about AI. ISMG editors at the RSA Conference 2023 in San Francisco discuss the hot topics this year, from the looming risk of the metaverse and our reality to the latest approach to cloud development.
The high-profile Equifax breach happened nearly six years ago. Jamil Farshchi, CISO of Equifax, discusses how the firm invested $1.5 billion, hired new staff and improved governance to prevent future attacks, but he says security organizations need to enter a new era of cooperation and transparency.
Supply chain risk has become more critical in the post-pandemic world, and that means you need to ask "much more focused, targeted questions" about your partners, according to Sawan Joshi, director of information security at Cervest, a climate intelligence startup.
With signs pointing to a global economic downturn, cybersecurity organizations are already thinking about managing budgets and doing more than less. Four CISOs share a wide range of belt-tightening tips, from putting the squeeze on your vendors and suppliers to training and hiring from within.
Every organization has been through massive changes caused by the pandemic, and have struggled to adapt and survive in the wake of COVID-19. Given the uncertainties of today’s volatile market forces, there's no better time to focus on making businesses more resilient so they can thrive amid all the uncertainty in...
According to the World Economic Forum, geopolitical instability has helped to close the perception gap between business and cyber leaders' views on the importance of cyber risk management, and "91% of all respondents" believe that "a far-reaching, catastrophic cyber event" is on the horizon.