The breach at Target stores that may have affected as many as 40 million credit and debit card account holders is a watershed moment that could greatly raise awareness of cybersecurity risks, says privacy attorney David Navetta.
While preparing a speech to be delivered in Korea, NIST's Ron Ross wanted to convey the message of the importance of computer security. He hit on five themes - threat, assets, complexity, integration and trustworthiness - which form the acronym TACIT.
Organizations collect a wealth of information as part of their governance, risk and compliance programs, and security professionals are missing out on important insights if they don't take advantage of it.
The panel would review the latest intelligence and communications technologies to determine the risk of unauthorized disclosure to national security and foreign policy, as well as assess the need to maintain the public trust.
The kind of detailed data analysis that helped statistician Nate Silver predict accurately the outcome of the U.S. presidential election could help enterprises using cloud-based SIEM to identify vulnerabilities, says Cloud Security Alliance's Jens Laundrup.