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Structuring the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Organization

Structuring the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Organization

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Nader Mehravari

This post was also co-authored by Julia Allen. Most organizations, no matter the size or operational environment (government or industry), employ a senior leader responsible for information security and cybersecurity. In many organizations, this role is known as chief information security officer (CISO) or director of information security. CISOs and others in this position increasingly find that traditional information security strategies and functions are no longer adequate when dealing with today's expanding and dynamic cyber-risk...

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Information Resilience in Today's High Risk Information Economy

Information Resilience in Today's High Risk Information Economy

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Nader Mehravari

Earlier this month, the U.S. Postal Service reported that hackers broke into their computer system and stole data records associated with 2.9 million customers and 750,000 employees and retirees, according to reports on the breach. In the JP Morgan Chase cyber breach earlier this year, it was reported that hackers stole the personal data of 76 million households as well as information from approximately 8 million small businesses. This breach and other recent thefts of...

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Identifying Security Gaps in International Postal and Transportation Infrastructure

Identifying Security Gaps in International Postal and Transportation Infrastructure

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Nader Mehravari

In October 2010, two packages from Yemen containing explosives were discovered on U.S.-bound cargo planes of two of the largest worldwide shipping companies, UPS and FedEx, according to reports by CNN and the Wall Street Journal. The discovery highlighted a long-standing problem--securing international cargo--and ushered in a new area of concern for such entities as the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a specialized agency of the United Nations...

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