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How to Improve the Effectiveness of Incident Response

According to the SANS Institute, although 21 percent of respondents to a recent survey were unable to determine whether they had suffered a security incident in the past two years, 61 percent could confirm they had been a victim of a breach, unauthorized access, denial-of-service attack, or malware infection. Efficient incident response is vital when…

Breach Readiness – What Distinguishes Leading Organizations

In a recent blog, I highlighted some results from enlightening research RSA conducted into the state of Breach Readiness. What makes some organizations better prepared to detect and respond to cyber attacks before they turn into breaches, and how do they manage the fallout in the event that they do? The findings were clear: the…

Shaky Foundations for Breach Readiness

RSA recently compiled original research from the Security for Business Innovation Council (SBIC), a group of security leaders drawn from the Global 1000, on the topic of breach readiness. They provided insight into the technologies and processes that they have developed and use to prepare their organizations to deal with the ongoing challenge of cyber…

What Technologies Do Top CSOs Pick to Transform Information Security?

This week the Security Business Innovation Council (SBIC) released its third and final report in a series on Transforming Information Security, titled Focusing on Strategic Technologies. The report highlights key areas in which recent technological advances have provided opportunities to strengthen security capabilities.  It’s an equally informative bookend to the previous two Transforming Information Security SBIC reports. The report…

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,…

Securing the Mobile Enterprise

We are seeing a fundamental shift in the way IT is consumed, and subsequently secured, and it’s mostly driven by mobile. The recent SBIC report, “Realizing the Mobile Enterprise: Balancing the Risks and Rewards of Consumer Devices,” highlights these shifts. “A huge benefit of mobile devices is the user interface…This is simply how people want…

Mobile Risks and the Enterprise

I have worked on mobile security strategy for RSA for the last two years now, and during that tenure the market continues to evolve and move at a rapid pace, which no doubt is putting more stress and uncertainty into the minds of security professionals. But, just the other day I saw a graphic in…