- May 21, 2019
As San Francisco halts city use of facial recognition technology, CIOs could see more regulatory actions against surveillance technology -- and more limits on their use of data.
- May 17, 2019
The Trump administration's move to effectively ban Huawei products from U.S. networks has big implications for IT execs in charge of supply chain sourcing and security.
- January 03, 2019
Our IT Priorities Survey shows that close to 70% of companies are pursuing digital transformation. Learn what metrics they're targeting and how they're spending 2019 IT budgets.
- December 20, 2018
Did you hit the road in 2018 to learn about IT trends? We did. This photo roundup takes a look back at some of the notable moments from SearchCIO's tech event coverage.
- October 31, 2018
At Gartner Symposium 2018, analyst Peter Firstbrook highlighted the emerging trends in security that cybersecurity pros -- and their employers -- need to prep for in the next year.
- October 31, 2018
Earlier this month I wrote about lessons businesses can learn from the Facebook data breach that affected millions of users. News has now surfaced that Facebook is rumored to be shopping for a ...
- October 24, 2018
Who should own your cybersecurity culture? How can we protect rampant IoT devices? MIT Sloan researchers clued CIOs into their latest research at Tuesday's SIM Boston Summit.
- May 31, 2018
Digital transformation is leaving businesses exposed to more cyberattacks. At the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, panelists explain how much cybersecurity expertise is expected of CIOs.
- May 11, 2018
During his RSA conference keynote, IBM Security's van Zadelhoff highlighted cybersecurity's top three force multipliers and explained best practices to deploy them.
- April 30, 2018
Security awareness programs should take into account that humans are basically 'lazy, social, creatures of habit,' said KnowBe4's Perry Carpenter at the CIO Boston Summit. Here are three tips.
- April 30, 2018
A glance at IT news shows cybersecurity trends remain on companies' radar. At the CIO Boston Summit, Cybereason's Jessica Stanford discussed steps to defend against risk.
- April 20, 2018
During his RSA Conference keynote, Juniper CEO Rami Rahim encouraged leaders to be "agents of change" that embrace automation in cybersecurity and new training techniques.
- March 30, 2018
It took a nation-state attack for Alan Levine to realize the importance of implementing a cyber awareness program. "I believed that cyber awareness training was useless because I believed my users ...
- March 27, 2018
As hackers use increasingly sophisticated tech to tap into corporate data, machine learning platforms can help companies fight fire with fire by detecting cyberthreats early on.
- March 15, 2018
A new paper on how to fight off malicious AI recommends adding security features to AI chips. ISACA's Rob Clyde explains why that's a good idea.
- March 15, 2018
Companies are on the precipice of being attacked by malicious AI but lack the skills and tools needed to put up a basic defense, according to ISACA's Rob Clyde.
- February 26, 2018
Digital threats pose a big challenge for organizations today, and cybercrime groups are only getting better at achieving their goals: In 2016, nearly one billion personal records and over one ...
- January 15, 2018
Cybersecurity is no longer just an IT problem; it's a cross-functional priority for the enterprise. As cyberattacks and cyber risk continue to swell, the cybersecurity consciousness among the ...
- December 29, 2017
A government CIO says the bolt-on cybersecurity approach many organizations take today is faulty. Cybersecurity should be present from the start.
- November 30, 2017
Credential stuffing doesn't often make the news, but it's a $10 billion a year problem, according to Shuman Ghosemajumder, CTO at Shape Security in Mountain View, Calif. The term describes the ...
- October 13, 2017
The Kaspersky news has IT pros pondering everything from the dystopia of zero-trust security to deliverance by blockchain. Also: Samsung CEO resigns; Google's $1 billion for training.
- December 16, 2016
This week, Yahoo revealed that more than 1 billion accounts were compromised in a breach that took place in 2013. In Searchlight, Senior Executive Editor Linda Tucci spoke with experts to find out ...
- September 02, 2016
The Dropbox hack is the latest reminder that the end is near for traditional authentication methods. Also in Searchlight: VMware comes at cloud from a new direction.
- May 31, 2016
With the explosion of the Internet of Things, it's time to rethink the CISO role -- including who that role reports to. This was the consensus of a panel of security leaders at this month's MIT ...
- April 30, 2016
MIT Sloan research shows that while it is still rare for CISOs to report to the board of directors, board involvement in cybersecurity is on the rise.
- March 25, 2016
The age of biometric surveillance is just beginning. Will it make us safer? Also in Searchlight: Intel mastermind remembered; DHS opens cyberthreats information sharing program.
- October 02, 2015
The uniqueness of fingerprints, retinas and the other biological features that biometric authentication relies on is the security tool's greatest asset. But in light of the theft of 5.6 million ...
- August 28, 2015
Cyberdefense has become major concern across the globe: Individuals, companies, governments and even national security are all being threatened by cybercrime. As the cyberthreat landscape grows ...
- July 16, 2015
A new book from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey argues that cybersecurity, as currently practiced, is a recipe for disaster. The digital business requires digital resilience.
- February 23, 2015
A new technology called runtime application self-protection is being touted as a next big thing in application security. But not everyone is singing its praises.