Security veteran Matthieu Petrigh launched a new website with training programs on an array of topics dedicated to security professionals and those interested in learning security the he hopes will help others in the industry progress their careers.
Government organization Enterprise Ireland put on a cybersecurity panel discussion yesterday tackling a wide range of subjects as it relates to cybersecurity, private and public sector roles and responsibilities, and even managing cybersecurity for organizations with a huge global reach operating in multiple countries.
A skills gap survey from Cybrary of more than 800 security and IT professionals was conducted to shed light on this pressing issue and offer recommendations on how to bridge the ever-growing skills gap.
Today's challenging reality presents an opportunity for CISO’s to reevaluate the economics and efficiencies of their current infosec program. To do so, CISO’s must narrow their focus on maximizing their return on investments and shift to a risk-based prioritization strategy. No matter the situation, CISO’s are always expected to meet goals and drive results. Even though security professionals cannot reduce risk to zero, they can reduce risk significantly by first eliminating the most impactful risks facing their organization. Below, I discuss the four critical steps of leading an economical and efficient information security program while following a risk-based approach.
The National Science Foundation has awarded Georgia State’s Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Research Group (EBCS) nearly $300,000 for a pilot program to teach students advanced cybersecurity research skills and match them with CISOs, with whom they will test tools to improve organizations’ security.
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.
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.
This month in Security magazine, we explore how Corning's global security group ensured business continuity and employee safety during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Also, we highlight the global security team at Uber and their recent security programs and initiatives. Industry experts discuss travel safety programs, career hackers, working for terrible bosses, group attribution error and more.