Taking a closer look at mainframe security
The article offers information on important points about mainframe security. Topics including the mainframes' mission-critical to several businesses and organizations, with 71 percent of the Fortune 500 storing countless instances of personally identifying information (PII), financial information, and health data on the systems, the conspiracy of silence around mainframe vulnerability disclosure, and the importance of automation to vulnerability management, are discussed.
Putting security in context
The article focuses on the importance of understanding data assets and their value to attackers for effective cyber defence. It discusses why the security industry, and increasingly digital organisations must change the way they have approached information security. According to chief executive officer Mark Raeburn, the only real change is that there is already a lot more on the corporate IT network, with almost everything connected.
Don't become a statistic: protecting corporate and personal info in the cloud
The article discusses several ways to protect corporate and personal data in the cloud. These ways include ensuring that the network perimeter is appropriately configured, setting guidelines for staff and upskilling them, and carefully choosing cloud software. It notes that hackers are getting more sophisticated and it can be hard to detect attacks.
Why businesses must report crime
The article offers information on the importance for businesses to report cyber crime. Data breach investigations show that some organizations can take months or weeks to discover a cyber attack, but some are identifiable such as ransomware and distributed denial of service attacks.