Cloud Security Alliance Opens Call for Presentations for EMEA Congress 2016

Cloud Security Alliance Opens Call for Presentations for EMEA Congress 2016

The Cloud Security Alliance has opened the call for papers for the 2016 CSA EMEA Congress, to be held November 15 at the Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, Spain. CSA EMEA Congress is Europe’s premier cloud security event and is designed around the CSA’s core mission of promoting the use of best practices for providing [...]

Bridging the Divide Between CISOs and IT Decision Makers

Bridging the Divide Between CISOs and IT Decision Makers

In a large organization, leaders create a vision and strategy for the business and employees work to achieve the vision. At the business unit level in information technology, CIOs, CSOs and CISOs define their strategies while other IT decision makers work to implement it. The key to success is a team working in unison with [...]

The Role of CIOs and CISOs

The Role of CIOs and CISOs

Businesses of various sizes are extremely worried about information security. On a daily basis, we hear news of banks and financial institutions losing customer records, confidential information and money due to cyberattacks. Cyberattacks have increased exponentially over the last 5 years, and attack methods are becoming more sophisticated each day. On average, enterprises take about [...]

Creating Value with an Enterprise IT Governance Implementation Model Using COBIT 5

Creating Value with an Enterprise IT Governance Implementation Model Using COBIT 5

After the subprime mortgage crisis and the Lehman Brothers collapse in the US, the Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA) strengthened financial regulations. The FSA regulations introduced an IT governance perspective, which detailed the rules for information security enhancement and IT risk minimization. In response to this, the management of financial institutions have been struggling [...]

Rick Howard Enters a Lion’s Den of Journalists

Rick Howard Enters a Lion’s Den of Journalists

Amy Zegart is the Co-Director of the Stanford Center for International Security and Cooperation. This year, she invited me to join the advisory council for the Stanford Cyber Policy Advisory Program; a multi-year working group think tank designed to develop cyber strategy, doctrine, and fundamental ideas for the U.S. government. She also helps run the Stanford Cyber Boot Camp [...]