While user education is valuable, needed and helpful, there is one problem with this approach - it only partially works, and partially working is simply not good enough, security expert George Tubin contends.
Today's spear-phishing campaigns are localized, small and can slip through typical spam filters. As a result, detection practices have to evolve, says researcher Gary Warner of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Understanding big data is not the problem, say Michael Fowkes and Aaron Caldiero of Zions Bank. Figuring out how to use the information contained within big data in a meaningful way - that's the trick.
Most organizations have more data than they know what to do with, much less understand how they can use that data in a meaningful way, say NopSec's Lisa Xu and Steven Leonard. Having the ability to aggregate that data is key.