As hacks worsen, SEC turns up the heat on CISOs

Over the past year we’ve seen Uber’s former chief security officer convicted in federal court for mishandling a data breach, a federal regulator charge SolarWinds’ security chief wit

TechCrunch+ Roundup: App Store growth tactics, changing SaaS models, ‘AI-induced frenzy’

Given the hype around generative AI, it's easy to forget that IBM Watson competed on Jeopardy in 2011 — and won a $1M first-place prize.

Enterprise spending on cybersecurity has changed, and vendors must adapt

Sara Behar Contributor Sara Behar is a content manager at YL Ventures, where she promotes the firm’s cybersecurity expertise and provides value-add support to the firm’s portfolio companies with c

3 questions CISOs expect you to answer during a security pitch

Based on our experience, these are the important questions we see smart security founders answering in their pitches.

A guide to navigating your first 90 days as a new CISO

How a new CISO operates during their first 90 days on the job will set the tone and precedent for the remainder of their term.

Don’t buy a breach or a bad reputation: A more effective approach to M&A due diligence

You can begin intelligence-driven investigation and evaluation much earlier without needing network access or information sharing.

5 ways to attract top cybersecurity talent in a tight labor market

At a time when ransomware attacks, data breaches and supply chain intrusions are skyrocketing amid a labor shortage, what is a company supposed to do?

Bridging the gap: What CISOs must do to get the C-suite on their side

Every CISO must face a cold, hard fact: You might not have a seat at the boardroom table or the executive leadership team meeting.

It’s time to better identify the cost of cybersecurity risks in M&A deals

Over the past decade, a number of high-profile cybersecurity issues have arisen during mega-M&A deals, heightening concerns among corporate executives.

Eight trends accelerating the age of commercial-ready quantum computing

Quantum computing will represent the most fundamental acceleration in computing power that we have ever encountered, leaving Moore's law in the dust.

6 CISOs share their game plans for a post-pandemic world

CISOs have shifted their roles quickly and dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, but many have had to fight fires they never expected.

More than 40 top security execs have formed an investing syndicate to back startups

Ensuring that a company’s information assets and technologies are protected remains a tall order for many a chief information security officer (or CISO). Cybercriminals can be both persistent an

Sources: Yahoo CISO Bob Lord out after AOL-Yahoo merger

According to our sources, Yahoo's chief information security officer, Bob Lord, is losing out to AOL's Chris Nims for the security chief's chair of new umbrella entity, Oath.