Current Issue: Volume 23  15 November 2017

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Tips From Industry Experts

Bruce R. Wilkins
By Bruce R. Wilkins, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT, CISSP

Artificial intelligence (AI) encompasses a wide range of technology and techniques that are often overgeneralized and misunderstood by the public. It is often thought that there is no way to secure an AI application that is performing cognitive processing by learning and adapting decisions in real time. Securing AI would be like trying to secure a person. Read More >>


Audit and Assure Windows File Servers With This Audit Program
ISACA News

Servers provide a variety of services including, but not limited to, email, print or file. Based on these functional descriptors, file servers provide shared access. As a result, the vulnerabilities associated with shared access and data storage are important to file server programs. Read More >>


ISACA News

Some debates are eternally fought: Coke vs. Pepsi, regular vs. extra crispy and, in the security world, full vs. responsible vs. selective disclosure. Read More >>


Understanding Threat Intelligence
ISACA News

In ISACA’s State of Cyber Security 2017 study, 80% of respondents reported feeling it was “likely” or “very likely” that they would experience an attack in 2017, and 53% reported an increase in attacks in 2016. With the threat landscape becoming increasingly hostile, enterprises continue to look for ways to effectively detect and respond to threats. Read More >>


ISACA News

Many security practitioners think it is likely or very likely that they will suffer a cyberattack. In fact, 80% of those who responded to ISACA’s State of Cyber Security 2017 reported this feeling for 2017. Threat intelligence provides enterprises with information on potential targets, suspect attackers and the methods they are using, and specific indicators of compromise of which to be aware. Read More >>


ISACA News

Data maintenance and management are becoming ever more complicated. Data environments and internal data requirements continue to change rapidly. If data cannot be kept accurate, timely, reliable and secure, risk may increase across business, operational and compliance domains. Read More >>


ISACA News

More than 90% of senior business leaders agree that strong technology governance contributes to improved business outcomes and increased agility, according to ISACA’s latest survey results, available in the report “Better Tech Governance Is Better for Business.” Yet despite recognizing the link between governance and outcomes, a governance gap still exists. Read More >>