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What is a CISO? Responsibilities and requirements for this vital leadership role

The chief information security officer (CISO) is the executive responsible for an organization's information and data security. Learn what it takes to land a CISO job and how to be successful in the role.

How to hire the best cybersecurity talent

Cybersecurity has one of the biggest skills deficits across all IT verticals meaning finding the right talent isn’t always easy. Here’s how to get it right.

Former Wipro CISO Sunil Varkey joins Symantec as CTO - Emerging Regions

Veteran cybersecurity leader Sunil Varkey has been appointed as the CTO and Security Strategist - Emerging Regions at Symantec.

BlackBerry's acquisition of Cylance raises eyebrows in the security community

BlackBerry's move into the endpoint security game may create public safety issues, given the company's love affair with encryption backdoors, experts say.

9 cyber security predictions for 2019

CSO staff and contributors tell what they hope or fear will happen in the infosec world for the coming year.

Attention enterprise network defenders: Burned malware returns

Burning malware forces attackers to evolve, not go away. Network defenders take note.

7 best practices for working with cybersecurity startups

Security startups are often ahead of the technology curve and can provide more personalized service. Here's how to find the best of them and minimize risks.

Can smart cities prevent cyber risk?

Based on 'Clicks and Mortar: The Growing Influence of Proptech', a report commissioned by JLL and authored by startup community Tech In Asia, this feature examines the readiness of smart cities and proptech to mitigate cyber risks

Why I don’t believe Bloomberg’s Chinese spy chip report

China can and has stolen the information it wants from US companies without using secretly embedded hardware, so why would it jeopardize its massive semiconductor industry?

Top IT security certifications

Boost your employability options with these top IT security certifications

Walmart, Sam’s Club tell suppliers to get on blockchain network

After piloting a blockchain-based supply chain tracking system, the retailers are telling suppliers to get their product data into the system so they can begin tracking produce from farm to store. The deadline: September 2019.

“Everything is fine” vs. “we’re doomed” isn’t the way to frame election security

The extremes of despair and optimism are both dangerous to information security. What we need to do is calmly assess the threats.