One common misconception about the mainframe is that ransomware poses no significant threat to it. Edward Shim of BMC Software dispels this myth and offers insight on how to shore up some of the mainframe's inherent weaknesses that adversaries may target.
"Mainframe" and "modernization" are not often used in the same sentence. But Eric Odell and Paul Allard of BMC Software share a mainframe DevOps strategy that can result in cost savings, automation efficiencies and reduced risk of mainframe defects.
On the cusp of 2022, John Kindervag - the father of the Zero Trust security model - reflects on how the Zero Trust dialogue has evolved in 2021 and makes his New Year's predictions. Will the president's executive order be an accelerator or an anchor? Which myths are ripe to be busted?
What does the C-suite want to know about ransomware preparedness and response strategies? CEO of (ISC)² Clar Rosso shares findings from the company's new report that provides insights into the minds of C-suite executives and how they perceive their organizations’ readiness for ransomware attacks.
Garry Hargreaves, director of the NATO Communications and Information - or NCI - Academy, discusses the institution's mission to train and educate NATO’s cyber workforce by creating an "enduring NATO cyberspace curriculum."
Sherry Lowe, who has been in senior leadership in the marketing space for over a decade, focuses on not letting metrics kill marketing. She discusses injecting more creativity into cybersecurity marketing strategy and standing out in a market full of look-alikes.
From the rain forest of northern Brazil to the business hub of Sao Paulo, Marco Túlio has built an impressive career in cybersecurity. He discusses the opportunity and challenge of enabling people to step up, succeed and eventually rise to be leaders in their own right.
Like CISOs everywhere, Dawn Cappelli of Rockwell Automation awoke last Friday to news about the Log4j vulnerability and the risk it posed to her company, customers and partners. Here is how she approached triage, response and capturing insights to be shared with other security leaders.
Two things you know when you sit down to speak to virtual CISO Chris Roberts: You're going to get the truth, and it's unlikely to be polished. He opens up on his passion to do good, and why he believes "mission before money" is the biggest challenge the industry now faces.
Once, in another role, Rent-A-Center CISO Jason Fruge was asked by senior management to develop a "security scorecard," but he resisted. What were his objections, and how did he address them? Fruge explains in this exclusive leadership discussion.
Critical thinking, systems thinking and design thinking are important elements missing in cybersecurity education today. In this interview, Dan Faughnan, ex- Canadian Security Intelligence Service, discusses how thinking about cyber as part of a broader threat spectrum relates to national security.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of best practices for negotiating a ransom payment. Also featured: Busting Zero Trust myths and the dangers of mythologizing defenders.