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June 12, 2018 | Metrics and Reporting
By Marcus Ranum, IANS Faculty

 Create Metrics to Show Security’s Business ROI

Dollar-based metrics may get executives' attention, but are they the right tools to use to promote information security across an organization? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Marcus Ranum steps through the process of creating actionable security metrics and suggests focusing on staff time vs. dollars when reporting to top management.

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June 11, 2018 | Cloud Application and Data Controls
By Michael Pinch, IANS Faculty

 Best Practices for AWS Access Management

When moving to a cloud platform like Amazon Web Services (AWS), functions like identity and access management become even more critical. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Michael Pinch suggests easing the process by leveraging SAML 2.0 to authenticate corporate Active Directory (AD) accounts to the cloud. 

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June 11, 2018 | Leadership Skills

 Overview of Cybersecurity Governance in the Banking industry

One-third of bank boards of directors handle cybersecurity governance within the board’s risk committee. A full 29 percent handle cybersecurity governance at the full board level, while still others handle it within the board’s technology committee (19%) and audit committee (15%).

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June 11, 2018 | Leadership Skills

 Information Security Jobseekers’ Top Priorities

Cybersecurity professionals prefer organizations that invest in training, cybersecurity awareness and emerging security technologies. Other important attributes include clearly defined ownership of cybersecurity responsibilities and having a CISO.

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