Amit Yoran is President, RSA, the Security Division of EMC. He is responsible for developing RSA’s strategic vision and operational execution across the business. Prior to his appointment as President, he served as Senior Vice President of Products at RSA, where he provided leadership for RSA’s product development and product management organizations. He is based at RSA headquarters in Bedford, Massachusetts.
This year marked a strategic shift from a maniacal focus on prevention, toward greater balance on monitoring, detection, and response capabilities. It’s become cliché to say that breaches are inevitable and that faster detection and more accurate incident scoping are the way forward. (more…)
Companies around the globe are plagued by compromises to their IT assets despite pouring considerable sums of money into their cybersecurity efforts. It’s clear, then, that naively throwing money at the problem won’t keep the bad guys at bay. Companies need to fundamentally rethink their approach to security.
That is among the more sobering findings in the Cybersecurity Poverty Index, which is a study RSA released this week. More than 400 security executives from organizations of varying sizes, industry verticals, and geographies responded to a series of questions about how mature they felt their cyber defenses were. (more…)
In light of another year of numerous high profile cybersecurity breaches in 2014, RSA set out to get a clear understanding as to why organizations continue to struggle with breach readiness and how they can improve their preparation in the future. This week RSA announced the results of a global breach readiness survey of more than 170 respondents from 30 countries, which were compared to the responses of the Security for Business Innovation Council (SBIC), a group of top security leaders from Global 1000 enterprises. (more…)
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