The past ten years have seen a proliferation of increasingly complex network devices. Coupled with the recent rise in adoption of BYOD policies, mobile working practices, virtualisation and cloud services, the challenges faced by the modern network - from provisioning and configuring, to handling the mounting numbers of day-to-day requests – are greater than ever before.
Candy Alexander is the CSO at Long Term Care Partners and volunteers as a member of the International Board of Directors for ISSA. In the past, she was invited to the White House to speak on the importance of security awareness to the President's Cyber-Czar staff and has held several position as CISO for which she managed Corporate Security Programs.
In this interview she gives a CSO perspective on the importance of risk management, threat mitigation and security awareness.
Jim Manico is the VP of Security Architecture for WhiteHat Security. In this video recorded at Hack In The Box 2013 Amsterdam, Manico illustrates the importance of secure coding and talks about various issues. It is a video particularly aimed at beginners.
Everywhere I go, I hear some variation of the claim that “young people today just don’t care about privacy.” This is something that people widely seem to believe is “just true.”
The claim that security awareness trainings are not working is, in my opinion, a claim based on wrong assumptions. It also shows a clear lack of understanding of the inner workings of the human mind, and a total lack of respect for your co-workers.
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