First responders can now train together for active shooter and other critical incidents from a new virtual training platform made available by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL).
(ISC)²® and the Center for Cyber Safety and Education awarded eight women scholarships to help support their undergraduate and graduate cybersecurity studies. (ISC)²’s sponsorship with the Center is part of a broader initiative to grant cybersecurity opportunities for women and girls.
According to new research from the Center for Cyber Safety and Education (the Center) and the Executive Women's Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy (EWF), women comprise only 11 percent of the information security workforce a number that has remained steady since 2013.
U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Ted Cruz (R-TX) have introduced the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act to authorize the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to work with the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium (NCPC) to help prepare for and respond to cybersecurity risks at the national, state, and local levels.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has empaneled a steering committee of security industry professionals to guide its efforts to assist in fostering the careers of young professionals under its program SIA RISE.
Millennials like smartphones, online banking, selfies and… security? The security industry is in need of millennials’ talent and innovation, but it’s necessary to adjust expectations and support to get the most out of this new workforce. The Leadership Issue of Security includes insight into millennials’ career strategies, data breach response planning, hospital security & more.