There remains a disconnect between developers and security teams, with uncertainty around who should handle software security. DevOps adoption rates have increased, with 25% of companies reporting three to five years of practice, and another 37% reporting one to three years. The jump has accelerated development but driven what researchers call “a clear disconnect” between
Prepare for the future by adopting a risk-based approach. Following these five steps can help. The role of the CISO is rapidly changing to include managing safety risks and protecting sensitive information, according to a recent Garner report. This shift is being driven by the deployment of cyber-physical systems (CPS) such as Internet of Things
Today’s defenses must be creative in both isolating threats and segmenting environments to prevent attacks. Here’s why. As more applications move to the cloud and hybrid cloud environments, so too do the threats and bad actors that permeate today’s businesses. Today, defending against such threats is only half the battle, and preventing against the vulnerabilities
New ISACA data emphasizes a gap between men and women who share their opinions on underrepresentation of women and equal pay in the tech industry. Female representation in technology is in a tough spot: More than half (56%) of women who participated in a new ISACA survey point to a lack of female role models
The latest model, with insights from 122 firms, shows DevOps adoption is far enough along to influence how companies approach software security. DevOps has reached a point in its adoption at which it influences the way organizations approach software security. Many businesses have implemented an engineering-led security culture to establish and grow software security efforts,
CISOs spend much less time in their role than other members of the boardroom. It’s a serious problem that must be addressed. Look around the boardroom. The average tenure of a CEO is 8.4 years. A CFO will spend approximately 6.2 years in the position, while a COO lasts 5.5 years. In stark contrast, a
According to authorities, Zain Qaiser would pose as a legitimate ad broker to buy online advertising unit from pornographic websites. A British hacker who worked for a Russian crime syndicate has been sentenced to six years and five months in jail after a National Crime Agency (UK) investigation. Zain Qaiser was found to have received
CISO definition The chief information security officer (CISO) is the executive responsible for an organization’s information and data security. While in the past the role has been rather narrowly defined along those lines, these days the title is often used interchangeably with CSO and VP of security, indicating a more expansive role in the organization.