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SANS Data Protection Survey Needs Your Opinions

By Deb Radcliff SANS Analyst Program Editor-in-Chief BETHESDA, MD - For years, cradle-to-grave data protection has been a pipe dream, but today it's even more important because data moves into and out of the cloud, onto mobile devices and elsewhere outside the perimeter. Given the mobile nature of data today, data protection should be a … Continue reading SANS Data Protection Survey Needs Your Opinions


SOCS Grow Up: Results of a SANS Survey

By Deb Radcliff, Editor-in-Chief, SANS Analyst Program Bethesda, MD - May 8, 2017 - Security operations centers (SOCSs) are growing up taking on multiple responsibilities for prevention, detection and response, according to our new SANS survey on SOC capability. In the survey, 91% of respondent organizations provide prevention capabilities through network IDS/IPS, 86% provide detection … Continue reading SOCS Grow Up: Results of a SANS Survey


The Humanization of the Security Leader: What CISOs Need to Be Successful by Ray Pompon

When someone from the IT group gets promoted into security management, a common first lesson is that "geek culture" is ineffective in the boardroom. Just watch one episode of The Big Bang Theory and you'll recognize the classic nerd character types. Those who behave in that manner tend to get marginalized by executives. We've all … Continue reading The Humanization of the Security Leader: What CISOs Need to Be Successful by Ray Pompon


Application Threat Intelligence: What Do CISOs Need?

Mike Convertino, CISO, F5 Networks When it comes to risk, the applications our users depend on are a big concern. In F5's 2016 State of Application Security survey , most respondents cited security around applications as an area of great concern. It makes sense; applications are where we store our valuable data. When they go … Continue reading Application Threat Intelligence: What Do CISOs Need?