The presidential campaign of former Vice President Joe Biden announced that it had filled the positions of chief information security officer (CISO) and chief technology officer (CTO) in order to address potential cybersecurity threats to the campaign.
With a myriad of employees and contractors given ubiquitous access to business data, one thing is clear; identity has become the new security perimeter. Ensuring ERP data security, privacy, and compliance can no longer rely solely on network threat monitoring but requires using a layered identity defense to limit access to and within mission-critical applications.
In recognition of the growing convergence of cyber and traditional financial crimes, the U.S. Secret Service is formally merging its Electronic Crimes Task Forces (ECTFs) and Financial Crimes Task Forces (FCTFs) into a single unified network, which will be known as the Cyber Fraud Task Forces (CFTFs).
A new publication by cryptography experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) proposes the direction the technical agency will take to develop a more secure approach to encryption. This approach, called threshold cryptography, could overcome some of the limitations of conventional methods for protecting sensitive transactions and data.
With the second anniversary of GDPR on the horizon, the topic of data security is as pertinent as ever. Despite the proliferation of connected devices and the personal information and sensitive data they harbor, many consumers are unaware of just how susceptible their pocket-sized computers are to cyberattack.
The Black Lives Matter movement is spurring record-breaking fundraising online. In fact, the Minnesota Freedom Fund pulled in more than $30 million in donations alone following the death of George Floyd. The outpouring of financial support is great for these grassroots movements; however, large numbers like these often catch the eye of opportunistic scammers, unfortunately. While Black Lives Matter supporters are advocating on the street for a cause, scammers are capitalizing on their movement for their own gain.
Beginning in the fall 2020 semester, The University of Scranton will offer a new major in cybercrime and homeland security to address the growing needs to investigate and protect information in the realm of cyberspace for both government and private sectors.
Companies are struggling to find cybersecurity talent, and roles remain unfilled for months at a time. But is there really a lack of qualified candidates on the market? Is the problem with the lack of skills - or are we inadvertently limiting the talent pool before we even post the job spec?
At this point, it’s a truism that the tech industry needs more women. But one sector that holds incredible opportunity is cybersecurity. By next year, millions of cyber jobs will be available, but unfilled.
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ON DEMAND: For seamless, simplified workplace access, we must flip our focus from the physical perimeter of the workplace and onto controlling the access of the identity. Some people work from home, some travel constantly to different facilities within their own company, and others are in multiple facilities across multiple companies.
The security ecosystem protects digital assets, physical assets, and people - the newly distributed workforce creates new and increased physical and cybersecurity risks. Situational and security awareness is a role every employee must play, and you’ll help get them there with awareness, cybersecurity hygiene and security practices that help keep company, employee and customer information safe. Read More
Right now, in the pandemic environment, business leaders are balancing internal priorities – managing cost and impacts to productivity – with market and external priorities like government requirements, customer needs, and perceived standards of safety and health. Read More
This month in Security magazine, meet 13 female executives who are succeeding in security leadership roles. How are they contributing to the safety and success of their enterprise and to the industry? Also, experts discuss radio frequency threats, mental health during the global pandemic, the future of security networking, zero trust, AI and more.