Using technology to prevent breaches is insufficient. Security leaders also must address the human factor, making sure staff members receive appropriate training on clear-cut policies - before it's too late.
Smaller nation-states have been upping the ante of cyber-attacks for years, and now one has shown us exactly the kind of cyberdestruction that extremist elements are willing and able to conduct, former-U.S. National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell writes.
The continuing loss of data to China suggests that the federal government should carefully assess the cybersecurity implications associated with the expansion of Chinese cloud and mobile providers in the U.S.
2011 has offered quite a number of tough lessons for security professionals. Here at (ISC)2, where security education is our focus, the close of another year raises the old teacher's question: "What have we learned, class?"