infosec and society

Balancing Security and Privacy in the Enterprise

Enterprise security teams have a namesake job to do – secure their organizations – but it does not have to come at the expense of their colleague’s privacy. How, then, do organizations balance the requirements and expectations of both sides and keep their data secure while ensuring that the company refrains from violating privacy laws?

What Makes You a Cyber Security Professional – Nature or Training?

Your nature makes you a perfect candidate for a career in InfoSec, but it’s the nurturing found in community that will make you a success.

Knowledge, Passion, Determination and a Sense of Social Responsibility

Robert Simmons thinks of his mom and grandmother when defending all computer users from cyber threats that can strip them of their identities and money. This InfoSec professional believes a safe and level Internet playing field will be achieved by meticulously observing data patterns to illuminate the most dangerous network risks.

Ethical AI and the Need for a More Values-Driven Sociotechnical Future

As systems become increasingly autonomous and capable of learning about and acting on environments without human input, how do we maximize their benefit to society while minimizing their risks? And who is liable for their actions?

Welcome To 'An InfoSec Life'

InfoSec professionals are a special breed. The InfoSec Life column is a space for IT security professionals to share their philosophy of why they chose this job, this profession. ITSP Magazine welcomes Larry Jaffee as the editor for this column. And Larry Jaffee welcomes you to this column. Enjoy!