The White House has issued a national security memorandum aimed at countering cyberattacks against critical national infrastructure, which it describes as “among the most significant and growing issues confronting our Nation”.
Category: Best Practice
“Simplicity is the name of the game”. Ed Jennings, COO of Mimecast shares his secrets to delivering rapid growth and why “co-opetition” is key for today’s vendor market
The average information security leader works with up to 80 solutions providers at one time. How can businesses simplify their […]
5 things you didn’t know about Jeremy Bevan, VP Global Segments and Industry Marketing at Cisco
1) He’s not your typical marketeer I didn’t start in Marketing. I’ve been in software development, support services, project and […]
Oracle withdraws 60% of its workforce in China amid stringent new cybersecurity laws. And it’s a sign of things to come.
It was the latest saga in a love story gone sour when this month, US supergiant Oracle announced the firing of 900 staff from their China team.
Getting the board on board with cyber
Obtaining genuine board-level buy-in for cybersecurity strategy is often cited as one of the CISO’s biggest challenges. How confident are Europe’s CISOs, and what does increased (or insufficient) board support mean for them?
“The CFO is the most important person in cybersecurity thinking”
Ian Thornton Trump, Head of Information Security at AmTrust International explains the new economics of cyber-risk. Has the CFO now overtaken the CISO as the most important person in strategic cybersecurity thinking?
The Rise of the Insider Threat
How do you protect your IT infrastructure and data when the problem is inside your walls?
The UAE’s top pick for cybersecurity training
The cybersecurity skills gap is a serious problem, particularly in the UAE. Training is crucial to addressing it, and according to the UAE’s CISOs, PGI is the most effective provider.
Information security teams understaffed, say UAE CISOs
The cybersecurity threat landscape is constantly in flux. But there are some constants, and the IT skills gap is chief among them – particularly in the UAE.
Only a quarter of UAE CISOs say board fully appreciates CISOs’ knowledge of operational risk
Research by AKJ Associates has found that a worryingly small percentage of information security experts believe CISOs’ knowledge of operational risk is fully appreciated by the board.