Information Sharing Among CISOs Key to Firms' Protection

CISOs rely on swapping information about cyber attacks as an integral part of their security programs.

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Bill Nelson, CEO of the FS ISAC, talks about the benefits that coming from firms sharing information on cyber attacks.

There was no shortage of media coverage in 2012 when reports began to leak out that Iran had launched massive denial-of-service attacks on US banks. Media outlets would eventually report that Iran's attack was in response to joint cyber attacks by the US and Israel on its nuclear program. The news seemed to signify a shift in how cyber attacks were perceived: no longer just sloppy hackers working by themselves. Nation-state hacking certainly dictated a change in how firms would approach cyber