Vendor Risk Management: Conquering the Challenges

Mark Eggleston of Health Partners Plans Discusses Best Practices for Ensuring Security Organizations must carefully monitor that their business associates are adequately addressing data security to help guard against breaches, says Mark Eggleston, CISO at Health Partners Plans. “For example … we ask for business continuity plans, but it’s also really more important to get the results […]

CyberEdTalks Preview

Highlights from our Cyber Security Summit Brasil brought to you by CyberEdTalks CyberEdTalks, is a division of the global events arm of Information Security Media Groups (ISMG). The CyberEdTalks brand hosts summits around the world in markets that have been determined to be underserved, providing much needed content and education to information security professionals. Content […]

Is Regulating Cryptocurrency Necessary and Feasible?

Former Cybercriminal Brett Johnson Discusses Cracking Down on Misuse of the Currencies Government regulation is key to minimizing the misuse of cryptocurrencies for cybercrime, says Brett Johnson, a longtime cybercriminal who now consults on ways to prevent crime. But regulating cryptocurrencies is no easy task, he acknowledges in an interview with Information Security Media Group. “The […]

Preparing for Mid-Term Elections

  FBI’s Elvis Chan on Efforts to Bolster Cybersecurity of Social Media Stung by signs of Russian influencing of the 2016 presidential election, the FBI is working with social media companies to bolster cybersecurity in advance of the 2018 mid-term election. Elvis Chan of the FBI describes these efforts. In a video interview at RSA Conference […]

Future-Proof Against Fraud

Keith Carlson of Amazon Web Services on Making Smarter Investments in Skills, Technologies How can we future-proof against fraud? Keith Carlson, general manager of payments and fraud prevention at Amazon Web Services, discusses the people, skills and technologies necessary to prevent fraud – and prepare for the unexpected. In a video interview at Information Security Media […]

Former Federal CISO on Cyber State of the Union

Gregory Touhill Reflects on Challenges for New Administration Brigadier General (retired) Gregory Touhill was the first federal CISO of the United States. Fresh from that role, he opens up on the state of federal cybersecurity and what the new administration should do to enhance protections. In a video interview at the RSA Conference, Touhill discusses: […]

‘You’ve Got the Job – Condolences!’

Operating Partner at Andreessen Horowitz Joel de la Garza on How to Prepare for Security Leadership View More Chicago Speaker Interviews >>   The average tenure of a CISO can be brief – especially in the wake of a breach. What should security leaders do from day one to get a good handle on the […]

Talking Security: How to Avoid the FUD Trap

Microsoft’s Diana Kelley on Data Integrity and How to Frame Security Issues View More Chicago Speaker Interviews >>   It’s a quandary: How does one convey the urgency of cybersecurity without falling into the trap of spreading fear, uncertainty and doubt? Diana Kelley, cybersecurity field CTO at Microsoft, shares strategies. In a video interview at RSA […]

Ashley Madison: The Breach Recovery

Ruby CISO Matthew Maglieri on How to Bounce Back From a High-Profile Breach View More Speaker Interviews >>   The Ashley Madison breach of 2015 quickly became one the most famous of high-profile hacks. Three years later, CISO Matthew Maglieri discusses the breach recovery and what he refers to as “cybersecurity in a world of discretion.”In an […]

‘Original Internet Godfather’ Opens Up on Crimes

Brett Johnson on Why He Turned From Committing Fraud to Fighting It View More Chicago Speaker Interviews >>   Brett Johnson stole millions in a fraud career that made him one of the FBI’s most wanted criminals. But now he’s sharing his secrets to help organizations fight fraud. Why the change of heart? In an interview at […]