To help IT execs get a view of what's happening in IT security, CIN has collected recent coverage relating to this critical issue. Included in our package of articles and columns are reports on the growing importance of chief security officers in the enterprise, as well as trends in IT security, product developments, disaster/business continuity planning.
Chief Security Officers
Rise of the Chief Security Officer: Even before Sept. 11, many companies were hiring a top executive specifically to oversee their IT security needs, but in the months since the attacks the trend has accelerated.
Chief Security Officers' Pay Varies Widely: CSOs in the financial services industry can expect to earn significantly more than their counterparts in utilities, manufacturing and other fields.
Curbing Security Threats is Red Cross Exec's Priotity: Ron Baklarz, the first chief information security officer at the Red Cross, talks about protecting the charity's networks and data - and why the CISO position is surfacing in enterprises like his.
Security Trends and Management Issues
Companies Confront Rising Network Security Threats: Ensuring that their systems are trustworthy and secure is a major corporate responsibility, but many companies aren't doing nearly enough to protect their networks from increasingly potent and global threats.
CIOs' Business Continuity Plans Seen Falling Short: IT executives post-Sept. 11 are concentrating more on revamping and testing plans, as opposed to more costly moves such as relocating offices and establishing new data centers.
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