There is a firmly held concern in security circles that the automation associated with DevOps moves too swiftly, that security teams and their tests can't keep up, that too many of the metrics measured focus on production, availability, and compliance checkboxes, and as a result, security falls to the wayside.
George V. Hulme |
01 May |
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By Steve Martino, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Cisco |
23 Apr |
Experts say robots will be commonplace in 10 years. "Many respondents see advances in [artificial intelligence] and robotics pervading nearly every aspect of daily life by the year 2025--from distant manufacturing processes to the most mundane household activities," says Aaron Smith, senior researcher, The Pew Research Center's Internet Project, speaking of the several experts quoted in his "Predictions for the State of AI and Robotics in 2025".
David Geer |
24 Jan |
Perhaps it was an omen of what was to come when the city of San Francisco on New Year's Eve 2010 couldn't get a backup system running in its Emergency Operations Center because no one knew the password.
Ellen Messmer |
02 Dec |
'Tis the season to begin ramping up online shopping activity, and for retailers that means doing all they can to ensure their websites are up, highly available and able to handle peak capacity. Looming in many IT managers' minds is the cautionary tale of Target, whose website crashed twice after it was inundated by an unprecedented number of online shoppers when the retailer began selling clothing and accessories from high-end Italian fashion company Missoni.
Esther Shein |
29 Nov |
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Data breaches have hit the news recently for all the wrong reasons. A major grocery chain has recently suffered a major data leak, the latest in a long line of businesses that have been forced into damage control mode after widespread dissemination of information that should never have entered the public domain.
Kieran O’Shaughnessy |
18 Jun |
Late last year, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission chairperson, Greg Medcraft called for Australia to focus on "cyber resilience" to prevent destabilisation of financial markets. Coincidentally, a day later, the Australian Government announced the formation of a cyber security expert panel to review the nation’s cyber security efforts. This came in the wake of the Australian Signals Directorate reporting a 37 per cent increase in cyber security incidents on the previous year.
John Ellis |
15 Jun |
Imagine if the ability to assign and manage an employee’s application and data access disappeared overnight and all of your systems and data were left wide open to everyone in your organization. Needless to say, the fallout would be disastrous. Employees would be able to see each other’s salaries, confidential trade secrets would be readily viewable and open to the world and the threat of industrial espionage after an employee’s departure would increase exponentially.
Dean Wiech |
15 Jun |
In a recent AustCert conference it was expressed to the CSO Editor that many struggled with "How to actually affect change in IT security behavior”. And not just "raise" awareness.
David Gee |
05 Jun |
In this ever changing and quickly evolving political landscape that the world operates under, should we be increasingly concerned of cyber-attacks and fraud as more nations remove themselves further and further from communism?
Thomas Booth |
01 Jun |
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