Breaches in the news and headlines have sparked plenty of conversation with the masses, but how is that affecting IT security decisions within other companies? We spoke with IT leaders to get a better understanding of how the conversation around security is changing within their organizations, particularly when it comes to things such as: security awareness training, cloud security, next-gen firewalls and more.
There's a shortage of high-quality IT talent in general, but organizations are quite hard pressed with finding the right skilled IT security specialists in particular. We spoke with several IT leaders to get their thoughts on how to best overcome the IT security skills gap based on their experiences.
In many organizations, IT security is seen as a form of insurance, which means some line-of-business executives hesitate to invest more into it unless absolutely necessary. But with security dominating the headlines and costing some organizations dearly, more IT leaders are figuring out how to position investments in security solutions and infrastructure as sound and valuable organizational enhancements. We spoke with a few IT experts to get their take on how they successfully sell security internally in their companies.
With a strong history in the antivirus and antimalware space, McAfee is known for its legacy in endpoint protection. But given the shifts from signature-based threat detection to behavioral-based, the way that companies protect and defend their endpoint devices must change. Raja Patel of McAfee spoke with us to explain how McAfee has evolved its endpoint security strategy and highlight why he believes the endpoint device and the cloud are the two major control points of the future.
The security landscape is constantly changing and 2017 had some major sea changes for IT on the security front. We spoke with two experts from Carbon Black to get their take on what the notable security events in 2017 were, as well as their predictions for what IT workers should keep an eye out for in 2018 and beyond.