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Does Your Security Team Have What It Takes?

The agenda is jam-packed for most information security teams today. The demands of the business environment and threat landscape are forcing big changes. Especially in the last 18 months, teams have been adding everything from business risk management and process optimization to data analytics and continuous controls assurance to their plates. They need to figure…

Where Your Next Security Hire Comes From May Surprise You…

Enterprises worldwide are grappling with the lack of well-trained information security professionals that can keep up with today’s sophisticated threats. This issue recently got a lot of airplay after ISC2 released the 2013 Global Information Security Workforce study. Their report highlighted the scope of the problem. Organizations need more cyber security personnel but can’t readily…

The security pitfalls of mining Big Data

(Editor’s note: In this guest essay, Laura Robinson, Chair of the Security for Business Innovation Council, outlines the security challenges in working with Big Data.) In many ways, last year – 2012 – can be considered the year of Big Data. TIME declared “Big Data” the #2 buzzword of the year, and data scientist Nate…

The Need for Cyber Risk Intelligence Intensifies

By Laura Robinson, SBIC Chair Cyber risk has traditionally been a top concern for IT leaders. But recently, this challenge has been elevated to a top economic and national security concern. In a recent news report, Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England’s Executive Director for Financial Stability cites cyber attacks as the number one risk…

Introducing The SBIC Blog — Strategic Guidance from Global Security Executives

By Laura Robinson, SBIC Chair Imagine if you had regular access to a group of top-notch advisors – security leaders from global brand-name companies – to help you build your security strategies? Companies like The Coca-Cola Company, Fed-Ex, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase, SAP AG and Walmart Stores, Inc. For the last five years,…

Realizing all the Promises of Mobility

The SBIC has produced a new report that is mobile centric called “Realizing the Mobile Enterprise.”  The council builds on data.  In this case, it builds on a fascinating series of online polls that show a rapid litmus-like test of the mobile landscape and, in particular, the degree to which “the enterprise” (an interesting notion…