Implementing Cybersecurity Best Practices

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Andy Purdy, the chief security officer for Huawei Technologies USA who formerly worked on the White House staff and in the Department of Homeland Security, discusses cybersecurity best practices

Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage Diminishes

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Clar Rosso of (ISC)² Says Report Shows Substantial Increase in Cybersecurity Pros Worldwide 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

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A Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity and Compliance

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In a joint interview, Mike Ferris and Mike Brooks of Abacode, a managed cybersecurity and compliance provider, discuss how the MCCP model helps businesses implement a holistic, framework-based cybersecurity program that provides continuous security and compliance

Biden's Cybersecurity Mission: Regain Momentum

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Experts Say Cybersecurity Will Be a Higher Priority Cybersecurity is poised to become a higher White House priority when President-elect Joe Biden takes office.

Biden's Infrastructure Plan: 3 Cybersecurity Provisions

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Insurer CNA Disconnects Systems After 'Cybersecurity Attack'

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Investigation Continues; Law Enforcement Notified Insurance provider CNA reported Tuesday it was victimized over the weekend by a "cybersecurity attack" that caused a network disruption and impacted certain systems, including corporate email

Senators Raise Concerns About Energy Dept. Cybersecurity

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senators are raising concerns about the Department of Energy's cybersecurity readiness as the department continues to investigate a breach related to the SolarWinds supply chain attack Concern Rises as DOE Continues to Investigate SolarWinds Attack's Impact Eleven U.S.

Senators Grill Cybersecurity Execs on SolarWinds Attack

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FireEye, Microsoft, CrowdStrike Offer New Details and Recommendations The CEOs of SolarWinds, Microsoft, FireEye and CrowdStrike rolled out a series of cybersecurity recommendations to a U.S.

ISMG Panel Discussion: Hot Cybersecurity Issues

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Editors Address Exchange Hacks, Insider Threats and More Four editors at Information Security Media Group review the latest cybersecurity issues, including Microsoft Exchange server hacks, insider threat management and implementing a "collective defense

Cybersecurity Leadership: Identity, Access, Complexity

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What are the strategies and solutions recommended by top CEOs and CISOs in the cybersecurity sector? CEOs and CISOs on Dealing With the ‘Work From Anywhere’ Challenge In this era of "work from anywhere," identity and access management solutions are challenged more than ever.

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More Biden Cybersecurity Nominations

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News : President Biden announced key cybersecurity leadership nominations Monday, proposing Jen Easterly as the next head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and John “Chris” Inglis as the first ever national cyber director (NCD).

Weekly Roundup: Biden’s Cybersecurity Proposals and More

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ISMG Editors Discuss Hot Topics, Including Health Data Breaches Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including President Biden’s latest cybersecurity proposals and large vendor-related breaches in healthcare

Sequoia Capital Investigating 'Cybersecurity Incident'

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Few Details Are Known, But Phishing Attack May Have Played a Role Venture capital firm Sequoia Capital confirmed it was recently involved in a "cybersecurity incident," but offered no details on exactly what may have transpired.

GAO Pushes for Speeding Up Cybersecurity Enhancements

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government to respond more rapidly to cybersecurity issues, especially in the wake of the SolarWinds supply chain attack that led to the breach of nine federal departments as well as about 100 companies

Ariel Weintraub Takes Charge of Cybersecurity at MassMutual

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New Head of Enterprise Cybersecurity Succeeds CISO Jim Routh Less than a year ago, Ariel Weintraub was dabbling in data science as head of security operations and engineering at MassMutual, working under CISO Jim Routh.

Capitol Breach: Cybersecurity Lessons to Apply

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Capitol by a violent mob, members of which allegedly accessed lawmakers' systems and stole devices, offers cybersecurity professional lessons to learn on authentication, encryption and more, says cybersecurity expert Brian Honan

ISMG Editors' Panel: Hot Cybersecurity Issues

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Exchange Hacks, Insider Threats and More Four editors at Information Security Media Group review the latest cybersecurity issues, including Microsoft Exchange server hacks, insider threat management and implementing a "collective defense

The Impact of COVID-19 on Cybersecurity Strategies

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Joe Nocera and Vikas Agarwal Analyze PwC Survey Findings The 2021 PwC Global Digital Trust Insights survey shows 96% of businesses will adjust their cybersecurity strategies as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Investments in Israel's Cybersecurity Sector Grow 70%

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Exports Also Continue to Grow Pre-IPO investments in Israeli cybersecurity firms totaled $2.9 billion in 2020, up 70% from the previous year, and exports of products and services increased as well, according to the Israel National Cyber Directorate.

Cybersecurity Leadership: Asset Discovery and Visibility

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In this latest Cybersecurity Leadership panel, CEOs and CISOs discuss asset discovery and attack surface vulnerability

Cybersecurity Visuals

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The Hewlett Foundation just announced its top five ideas in its Cybersecurity Visuals Challenge. The problem Hewlett is trying to solve is the dearth of good visuals for cybersecurity. Uncategorized contests cybersecurity

Bill Looks to Close Federal Cybersecurity Loopholes

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have introduced a bill designed to patch loopholes in the Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2015 that they say allow federal agencies to easily avoid implementing required cybersecurity procedures Lawmakers Want to Restrict Agencies From Postponing Security Measures Sen.

AI and Cybersecurity

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Ben Buchanan has written " A National Security Research Agenda for Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence." artificialintelligence attribution cybersecurity nationalsecuritypolicy reports

DHS to Provide $25 Million More for Cybersecurity Grants

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Department of Homeland Security will provide an additional $25 million in grants to state and local cybersecurity preparedness programs with a particular focus on combatting ransomware, Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced Thursday CISA May Launch Other Grants as Well The U.S.

Relief Package Includes Less for Cybersecurity

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billion economic relief package known as the American Rescue Plan, which the House approved Wednesday and President Biden signed Thursday afternoon, includes about $2 billion for cybersecurity and IT modernization, rather than the $10 billion the president originally proposed

Thinking of a Cybersecurity Career? Read This

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Thousands of people graduate from colleges and universities each year with cybersecurity or computer science degrees only to find employers are less than thrilled about their hands-on, foundational skills.

Singapore Launches IoT Cybersecurity Labelling

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Labels Will Indicate What Security Standards Products Meet Singapore has launched an IoT cybersecurity labelling program intended to improve the baseline security of internet-connected consumer products.

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Cybersecurity Experts to Follow on Twitter

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Security Boulevard recently listed the “Top-21 Cybersecurity Experts You Must Follow on Twitter in 2021.” Uncategorized cybersecurity Schneier news Twitter” I came in at #7. I thought that was pretty good, especially since I never tweet.

Cybersecurity: A Bleak 'Progress' Report

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SolarWinds' Hack Prompts an Assessment of the Work That Still Needs to Be Done In light of the widespread apparent impact of the hack of SolarWinds' network management tools, it's time for a frank assessment of the lack of cybersecurity progress in recent years.

Cybersecurity Leadership: Fighting Back Against Fraud

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In this latest Cybersecurity Leadership panel, CEOs and CISOs describe their efforts to spot and stop emerging fraud schemes involving synthetic IDs, social engineering and greater insider risks

SolarWinds Hires Chris Krebs to Reboot Its Cybersecurity

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cybersecurity czar Chris Krebs and former Facebook CSO Alex Stamos as advisers

Hot Topics in Cybersecurity Research

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Wade Baker Talks Vulnerability Triage and Quantifying Risk Quantifying risk is a significant challenge in cybersecurity. Wade Baker of Cyentia Institute discusses recent research projects

IG: Cybersecurity Weaknesses Persist in US Energy Dept.

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Meanwhile, Agency Continues to Investigate SolarWinds Attack Cybersecurity weakness persist throughout the U.S. Department of Energy's unclassified networks, including those of the National Nuclear Security Administration, according to an inspector general audit

Cybersecurity: Defending Freedom with Information Management

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The post Cybersecurity: Defending Freedom with Information Management appeared first on Rafael Moscatel. Cybersecurity Professional Development FOIA Freedom of Information Act Joint Chiefs Knowledge ManagementCoalitions of the willing have their limits.

Analysis: How Will Biden Address Cybersecurity Challenges?

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of the cybersecurity challenges the Biden administration must address. Also featured: payments security advice from Verizon; the outlook for the lifting of restrictions tied to the COVID-19 pandemic

State Department Plans to Create Cybersecurity Office

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Department of State has announced plans to create a Bureau of Cyberspace Security and Emerging Technologies to enhance its security and help it deal with international cybersecurity issues. But Will the Move Be Carried Out Under Biden Administration? The U.S.

Biden's $10 Billion Cybersecurity Proposal: Is It Enough?

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trillion plan for COVID-19 relief includes nearly $10 billion in cybersecurity and IT spending. Security Experts Say Proposal Amounts to a 'Down Payment' President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 Some security experts hope the amount as just a "down payment" toward a broader effort

Cybersecurity Agencies Warn of Accellion Vulnerability Exploits

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Latest Victims Include Australia's Transport for New South Wales and Canada's Bombardier The cybersecurity agencies of five countries have issued a joint advisory warning that hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in the Accellion File Transfer Appliance to steal data and execute ransomware.

Cybersecurity Leadership: Risk Exposure Awareness

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In this latest in a series of CEO/CISO panels, cybersecurity leaders talk frankly about the new risk surface and the role emerging technologies play in helping us keep pace with our adversaries

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Government Watchdog Calls for 5G Cybersecurity Standards

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Government Accountability Office is urging policymakers to adopt coordinated cybersecurity monitoring of 5G networks, to ensure a safe rollout of the new technology GAO: Challenges Could Affect the Performance of US 5G Wireless Networks The U.S.