The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report describes new details emerging from the SolarWinds supply chain hack investigation. Also featured: A discussion of why security education is so crucial in 2021 and tips on how to retain security and operations center analysts.
The shortage of trained cybersecurity workers has substantially declined this year as many more individuals entered the field, says Clar Rosso, CEO of (ISC)², the U.S.-based nonprofit association that offers training to cybersecurity professionals.
Cyberattacks have become a
common hazard for individuals and businesses. The World Economic Forum Global Risks
Report 2020 ranks them as the seventh most likely and eighth most impactful risk, and the
second most concerning risk for doing business globally over the next 10 years.
The need for strong...
Students are increasingly turning to online universities as part of their educational experience. To keep students engaged, these platforms must provide positive user experiences, be consistently available, and remain secure. Cloudflare provides a scalable, easy-to-use, unified product stack to deliver security,...
Udacity is an online education company focused on making entry-level tech jobs more accessible through "Nanodegree" educational programs. Students from hundreds of different countries have gone through Udacity's programs, and some have been hired by top tech companies including Google, Amazon, and Facebook....
From the days of Rosie the Riveter, women have been closing the ranks in the disparity in gender in the workplace. Why, then, do women in the tech sector lag woefully behind?
Ann Sung Ruckstahl, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Unisys, recently discussed the challenges "We're still in the middle...
Security awareness training helps educate organizations and prepare its people to defend against today's most threatening cyberattacks. But, sometimes well-intentioned strategies can have unintended consequences. Leveraging a "one-size-fits-all" solution may work for maintaining compliance, but what happens when a...
Why trust a former black hat? Hector Monsegur, a former member of LulzSec, discusses why his unique perspective is so valuable.
"Cybersecurity is a young industry that's starting to spread awareness and starting to really develop organizations' security postures," he says. "It's good that we have general awareness....
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Call to action: Information security teams should "include mental health topics in their team meetings, their management reports and metrics, as well as face to face meetings," says to Thom Langford, head of security consultancy (TL)2, speaking from experience.
Cybersecurity leaders hear a lot about speaking to the board. But increasingly, these leaders are also tapped to serve on boards of directors. What business skills are most needed and often lacking? Executive recruiter Joyce Brocaglia of Alta Associates and the Executive Women's Forum explains.
What is the role of professional certification companies in the cybersecurity education ecosystem? In part one of a two-part panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity education, John McCumber of (ISC)2 and Rob Clyde of ISACA share their philosophies.
What are America's universities doing to help fill the cybersecurity skills gap felt by enterprises worldwide? In part two of a two-part panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity education, Lisa Ho of the University of California-Berkeley and Amit Elazari Bar On of Intel Corp. offer insights.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the recent ransomware attack on aluminum giant, Norsk Hydro. Plus, confessions of a former LulzSec and Anonymous hacktivist, and the growing problem of cyber extortion.