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Get out of the water! Spielberg understands the CISO

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Recently in the secret CTO headquarters, the chief technologists were discussing how it feels to be in the shoes of a chief information security office (CISO) when the call comes in about a major data breach. How does it feel to be the leader at that moment?


This made me think about the iconic 1975 movie, Jaws, especially the beach scene when Chief Brody, played by Roy Scheider, is sitting looking at a seemingly peaceful and typical seaside afternoon. As Spielberg toys with our expectations, there are a couple of frightening false alarms, and then the inevitable occurs.

The Evolving Security Threat Landscape in the Spotlight at RSA 2015

SOC Image 2.jpgWhile we often focus on the four traditional adversaries, namely, nation states, cyber criminals, hacktivists, and insiders, we are now seeing worrying growth in reach and sophistication of cyber terrorists. Although this is a natural evolution in global digital adoption, we should not forget that these four groups are better equipped to take advantage of the basic building blocks of our digital world.


HP will be attending RSA Conference next week, April 20-24 in San Francisco., where we are looking to discuss these and other top security trends. Take a look at this article for more information on the sessions and experts we will have on hand.

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