Gartner: Top trends in IT security technology

National Harbor, MD. — Gartner kicked off its annual Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2014 by pointing to the top threat challenges heading into next year — and added that in the future, the term IT security will give way to “digital security” to encompass newer challenges, such as the Internet of Things. Please read the full article here.


EY: Global Information Security Survey 2013

Organizations must be prepared to combat against, manage and mitigate cyber attacks that can occur anytime, anywhere, Says EY.

EY’s 16th annual global information security survey explores the actions organizations have taken to address current threats, how leading organizations are preparing for cyber risks that may be on the horizon, and how new technologies and an innovative approach can help organizations proactively prepare for the future.

EY found three levels of response to cyber risk in an environment where cyber attacks are numerous, constant and increasingly complex:

  • Improve — What organizations are doing to address the current threats and the challenges that still exist
  • Expand — Steps leading organizations are taking to address new threats more proactively
  • Innovate — Solutions organizations need to address new and upcoming technologies

EY’s Global Information Security Survey 2013 report can be downloaded here.

ISACA India to Host IT Governance and Risk Conference 2013

The ISACA Chennai Chapter and the ISACA India Task Force are hosting the ISACA India Conference, (IIC) 2013, a two-day event themed “IT Governance, Risk Management and Compliance—Current and Future Trends.” Scheduled for 28-29 November 2013, IIC 2013 will focus on topical issues being faced by the IT industry and will share guidance and good practices for dealing with complex challenges and opportunities at a strategic and thematic level.

ISACA, a global association of 110,000 IT professionals, is bringing members of the business, IT governance, risk management and compliance community together for the conference to comprehensively discuss pressing matters pertaining to Big Data and data analytics, mobility, e-business in the information age, managing risks in embedded systems and more.