In a new report of survey results, nearly a quarter of businesses felt natural disaster preparations helped them address COVID-19. They tended to find preparations of broad applicability during natural disasters, such as telework readiness, more useful than hazard-specific measures. The survey also identified areas of hardship for businesses, including uncertainty and a lack of guidance and resources.
The Department of Defense and the National Security Agency announced the kickoff of a new workforce development program that redefines the academic path to a successful career in cybersecurity. Through a collaboration with NSA’s National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) Program Management Office and Department of Defense’s (DoD) Office of Industrial Policy, Small Business Program’s (OSBP) and Mentor Protégé Program (MPP) students graduate “job ready”, armed with the knowledge, skills and training necessary for a successful career in cybersecurity.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske was at the TSA Transportation Security Operations Center (TSOC) on Tuesday, Oct. 13, to meet with the local TSA workforce and conduct one of his regular virtual town hall meetings, which was broadcast to agency employees nationwide.
Derek Abdine has joined Censys, Inc. as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). An accomplished researcher, advisor and evangelist to the security community, Abdine brings over 15 years of leadership experience in the computer security industry.
Cybersecurity is critically important in the healthcare industry. We’ve all seen the headlines about vulnerabilities disclosed, information leaked, and facilities disabled because of malware. Unfortunately, many organizations have unrealistic expectations of their security teams. These result in missed deadlines, friction with product teams, and an operational model that cannot scale and is ultimately doomed to failure. By understanding the correct functioning of a security group, organizations can reduce overall risk smoothly and effectively.
To ensure the deployment of enterprise-class registrars and additional best practices, organizations need to establish what we can call a “Domain Security Council.” Through such a council, CISOs collaborate with corporate C-suite members to identify, implement and continuously monitor/improve upon domain security policies and procedures.
Centrify released new research that found nearly half of IT decision makers' companies had to accelerate their cloud migration plans (48%) and IT modernization overall (49%) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Among the Windows 10 vulnerabilities Microsoft announced yesterday, the "Bad Neighbor" vulnerability stands out, posing a potential nightmare scenario for enterprises. With a severity score of 9.8 out of 10, the remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability would allow an attacker to run malware or launch a denial of service (DoS) attack.