SearchSecurity.com experts discuss whether one security professional’s security policies are draconian, how new deal making among security vendors could affect the market and whether employees should be denied access to social networks at the workplace.
Richard Mackey of SystemExperts explains how solution providers can position their customers’ technological and risk-based controls so that they are ready for future data protection laws.
Having a solid data breach response plan in place can make the threat of a security breach less intimidating. In this tip, learn 10 steps to an effective data breach response plan.
Gary McGraw and Sammy Miguez of CIgital talk about the latest version of the Building Security in Maturity Model (BSIMM). Thirty major companies were interviewed to find out how the firms implement security into their software development processes.
The incident response process can be difficult when short staffed. In this tip, learn how to put together a computer security incident response team by leveraging other departments in your organization.
Paul Fletcher, chief software architect of Symantec Hosted Services talks about the latest ways antispam vendors are staying a step ahead of spammers. The biggest threat is targeted spam campaigns that include malicious code.
Kevin McDonald of the Irvine, Calif.-based network, security and managed services consulting firm Alvaka Networks explains why his designation as a “business associate” has given him greater HIPAA compliance challenges. He spoke recently to SearchSecurityChannel.com’s Billy Hurley.
Network security expert, Michael Markulec of Lumeta Inc., on the federal government’s role in shaping future network defenses in the private sector and the influence of cloud computing on the network.
Julio Gonzalez, director of IT, GRC and network operations at Ryder Truck Rental, talks about the company’s PCI compliance project, aimed at addressing any credit card exposures. In this interview, conducted at Infosec World 2010 by SearchMidmarketSecurity.com’s Billy Hurley, Gonzalez talks about the relief of outsourcing, the challenges of working with an auditor and the framework he has set up for future regulations.
In this edition of Security Squad, the editors talk about a study looking at security spending priorities, a study that shows 88% of firms have machines with a botnet infection, and the one year anniversary of the No More Free Bugs campaign.