Hampered by image problems, CISO roles require transformative approach

By examining how IT and information security have adapted over time, Gartner analyst Paul Proctor explained why CISOs and risk management professionals must change their roles from “defenders” to that of risk assessment advisers to grapple with future threats – and save their own reputations.

New approach required for IT security: IBM

Mobility in the enterprise has completely changed the IT security landscape, and organisations need to adopt new ways to respond to potential threats, according to IBM director of application, data, mobile, and infrastructure security, Caleb Barlow.

So who owns access to your data?

Protecting access to your data is one of the biggest issues in business today, be it from the perspective of the music, film, gaming, or software sectors. And given the news this week on alleged breaches of cyber security, it is about time people paid notice to what they actually sign up for.