Breach Readiness

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…

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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…

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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.

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Introducing The SBIC Blog — Strategic Guidance from Global Security Executives

Imagine if you had regular access to a group of top-notch advisors – security leaders from some of the world’s largest brand-name companies – to help you build your security strategies? Companies like Coca-Cola, Fed-Ex, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase, SAP and Walmart. For the last five years, the Security for Business Innovation Council (SBIC) has been publishing reports which deliver actionable recommendations from some of the world’s most accomplished security leaders. Given the immense challenges in information security today, we know that practitioners are hungry for more guidance based on real-world experiences and lessons learned. This new SBIC blog provides increased access to Council members’ valuable insights.

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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. There are a number of trends around mobility that make it a distinctly different and new security challenge to consider

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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 Computerworld that really summed up the entire mobility movement. Take a look:

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