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An Effective Supply Chain Starts With Security

For more advanced, sophisticated supply chains, it’s about continually going back over it to increase…

published 06 - September - 2021
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What are the risks associated with personal, unsanctioned apps on corporate devices and why?

From a security perspective, what are the personal apps/app types that you think CISOs should…

published 24 - August - 2021
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Adapting InfoSec for Container Security

Containerization has effectively become the new normal for expediting app delivery and improvements; security concerns…

published 27 - July - 2021
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A return to the office is not a return to normal

Perhaps the biggest change that CISOs need to accept is that hybrid working is how…

published 20 - July - 2021
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Top 5 cybersecurity challenges in the hybrid office

The pandemic has caused a tectonic shift in how we live and work. Many companies…

published 18 - June - 2021
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How Cyber Security Criminals Exploit the 'Accidental Insider'

In the first of his regular new information security columns for Security Middle East, Daniel…

published 14 - April - 2021
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The new reality of a world online

Interview with Steve Durbin, Chief Executive of the ISF and The European  The combination of…

published 06 - April - 2021
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How To Develop A Human-Centered Security Program

While many organizations have a security awareness training program in place, few trigger real behavior change or...

published 25 - March - 2021
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Technology Is Just A Tool: Why People Are The Heart Of Everything We Do In Business

The idea that technology can solve all our problems is seductive. It seems like every product vendor claims to...

published 01 - March - 2021
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Eight Cyber Challenges In An Uncertain World

With the pandemic precipitating a health crisis that continues to threaten the global economy and the real possibility of a...

published 10 - February - 2021
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Six Ways A Good Leader Can Become A Great Leader

Many people can become good leaders. After all, you can learn how to communicate and how to be a better listener; you can...

published 09 - February - 2021
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Cybercrime to Scale New Heights in 2021: What Can You do About it?

By Steve Durbin, Chief Executive of the ISF With the pandemic precipitating a rapid acceleration…

published 08 - February - 2021
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Five Threat Vectors Destined To Make Waves In 2021

By Steve Durbin, CEO of the Information Security Forum, and Forbes Business Council Member Building…

published 20 - January - 2021
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New Year’s Resolutions for the Board in 2021

By Steve Durbin, CEO of the ISF Maturing your organization’s ability to detect intrusions quickly…

published 13 - January - 2021
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Cybersecurity Must Be the Top Priority for the Board in 2021

By Steve Durbin, CEO of the ISF Leading the enterprise to a position of readiness,…

published 07 - January - 2021
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10 Benefits of Running Cybersecurity Exercises

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director of the ISF. There may be no better way to…

published 06 - January - 2021
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2020 Work-for-Home Shift: What We Learned

One area that organizations need to deal with is the rise of the insider threat,…

published 05 - January - 2021
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Cybersecurity in 2021: 5 Trends Security Pros Need to Know

The insider threat is one of the greatest drivers of security risks that organizations face…

published 21 - December - 2020
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ISF Proposal for “Human-Centered Security” Focuses Security Awareness on People’s Interactions With Technology

How can security keep pace with a cyber threat landscape that rapidly becomes more sophisticated…

published 18 - December - 2020
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Top Global Security Threats Organizations Will Face in 2021

Attackers will continue to be presented with the tools and opportunities to target and exploit…

published 17 - December - 2020
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Eight Steps To Building A Human-Centered Security Culture

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director, Information Security Forum, and Forbes Business Council Member Ransomware, phishing,…

published 15 - December - 2020
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New Information Security Forum Research Explores Human-Centered Security

Technology and processes should complement behavior, not add friction and impede productivity... Steve Durbin, Managing…

published 07 - December - 2020
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Changing Employee Security Behavior Takes More Than Simple Awareness

A human-centered security program helps organizations to understand their people and carefully craft initiatives that…

published 03 - December - 2020
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Why Security Awareness Training Should Be Backed by Security by Design

As a starting point, an individual will always choose to be productive in their current…

published 02 - December - 2020
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Information Security Forum Research Dives Into the Need for Human-Centered Security

A typical strategy should aim to reduce the number of security incidents and improve the…

published 01 - December - 2020
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Human-Centred Approach is Key to Better Security

Errors and acts of negligence can cause significant financial and reputational damage to an organization,…

published 27 - November - 2020
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Organizations Should Use Psychology to Promote Secure Behavior Among Staff

Errors and acts of negligence can cause significant financial and reputational damage to an organization...…

published 27 - November - 2020
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Cybersecurity Workforce Study Needs to be Taken with a Pinch of Salt

Apprenticeships, on the job learning, backed up with support training packages are the way to…

published 25 - November - 2020
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Skills Shortage Rains on Cloud Advances

Cross training within an organization is a good method of closing the skills gap by…

published 16 - November - 2020
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What Skills Will Cybersecurity Leaders Want in 2021?

All infosec teams have been under huge pressure lately and good CISOs acknowledge that and…

published 10 - November - 2020
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Six core characteristics that next-generation CISO’s exhibit

Being a next-generation CISO is an extremely rewarding position that allows an individual to become…

published 16 - October - 2020
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Insider vs. Outsider Data Security Threats: What’s the Greater Risk?

As data breaches increase, many will be the result of Insider threats. In fact, the…

published 06 - October - 2020
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Georgia Election Data Hit in Ransomware Attack

Typically, the success of ransomware is reliant on whether or not the target organization has…

published 03 - October - 2020
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What does it take to be a next generation CISO?

Becoming a next-generation CISO requires an individual to embrace and master new skills and disciplines,…

published 30 - September - 2020
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Cybersecurity Skills Gap Worsens, Fueled by Lack of Career Development

“Increasingly, lockdown has driven us all online and the training industry has been somewhat slow…

published 17 - August - 2020
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Remote work: 6 common misunderstandings about online security threats

VPN, cloud, and phishing misunderstandings show up in myths about security and remote work. Security…

published 13 - May - 2020
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The Impact of Coronavirus on the Threat Landscape

How has the coronavirus impacted the outlook on security over the next few years? The…

published 28 - April - 2020
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Risk Management, Insider Threats and Security Leaders in the Age of COVID-19

An insider threat is a security risk that originates from within an organization. According to…

published 22 - April - 2020
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When All Behavior Is Abnormal, How Do We Detect Anomalies?

Identifying normal behavior baselines is essential to behavior-based authentication. However, with COVID-19 upending all aspects…

published 15 - April - 2020
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If Remote Working is the New Norm, How Do We Do it Securely?

“My biggest concern is when remote workers enter phase three since it is unlikely that…

published 14 - April - 2020
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FBI: COVID-19-Themed Business Email Compromise Scams Surge

"Criminals have become more sophisticated by considering the psychological aspects of an attack," says Mark…

published 08 - April - 2020
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Nearly 10 Million People Filed for Unemployment in the US: What Does It Mean for the Cybersecurity and IT Workforce?

The number of new people claiming unemployment benefits totaled a staggering 6.648 million last week…

published 06 - April - 2020
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The Long-Term Impact of #COVID19 on the Cybersecurity Industry

“Remote working and remote business interactions will identify new opportunities, new ways of working that…

published 31 - March - 2020
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The Short-Term Impact of #COVID19 on the Cybersecurity Industry

As we work remotely and isolate ourselves from friends and colleagues as best we can,…

published 26 - March - 2020
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Keys to Hiring Cybersecurity Pros When Certification Can't Help

There just aren't enough certified cybersecurity pros to go around -- and there likely never…

published 16 - March - 2020
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Use the human-centered approach for smarter security and compliance teams

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director of the Information Security Forum. As the cyberthreat landscape becomes…

published 05 - March - 2020
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Insider Threats: How Co-Workers Became a Bigger Security Headache

One of the biggest security threats to your team might be the person working right…

published 03 - March - 2020
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Security Think-Tank: Tackle insider threats to achieve data-centric security

The belief that effective perimeter security is the best way to protect data is a…

published 24 - January - 2020
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Maximise your defence with people power

Humans are often referred to as the “weakest link” in information security. However, organisations have…

published 08 - January - 2020
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