MGM Resorts International operates 27 resort properties worldwide, including more than 420 bars and restaurants and 282 retail establishments. SVP, Chief Information Security Officer Scott Howitt oversees security for the entire global enterprise, which encompasses 20,000 endpoints, various operating systems, and applications that span the gaming, hospitality, entertainment, food and beverage, retail and hotel industries. ...
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Cybersecurity threats are hitting organizations more frequently and from more directions than ever before. Unfortunately, enterprise security teams aren’t growing as quickly as the threats they face, which means infosec professionals have to work more efficiently to keep up. One way to build a more efficient IT security operation is to adopt human-machine teaming solutions ...
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The first step in building a culture of security in an organization is embedding it into your vision and values. Creating a foundational commitment to security among all employees establishes a strong first line of defense. With that in place, the next step is reviewing each area of the business to ensure you’re walking the ...
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Pharmacy benefits management company Prime Therapeutics is responsible for the safety of personal health information for more than 27 million Blue Cross Blue Shield members nationwide. As employees and systems handle this sensitive data in daily interactions with Blue Cross Blue Shield, pharmacists, Medicare and Medicaid and employees, a reliable defense system is critical. With ...
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It’s easy to write blogs about the challenges we face in our industry. They are pretty easy to name – fragmentation, complexity, the need for a holistic defense strategy that is cohesively managed. As the sprawl of new types of connected devices widens, the challenge of protecting them seems to only grow more complicated. But ...
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Furthering the cause of education in Brazil is the mission that fuels SOMOS Educação’s laser-focused drive toward technology and innovation—and McAfee is playing a pivotal role in that transformation. As CIO Juliano Pereira points out, “Compared to 99% of the educational organizations in Brazil, we are way ahead of the game”—and, in large part, it’s ...
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We all need to take a vacation to energize our personal batteries. However, many of us find it hard not to check email or look at the latest update from our executive team.  Until I started working on MVISION Mobile, an enterprise security product which McAfee announced on July 17th, I will admit I didn’t ...
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