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

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

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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 $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

Mergers & Acquisitions: How to Handle Your Data feat. Oracle & Onna

Speaker: Lisa Ripley: Director of eDiscovery & Information Governance, Legal Operations at Oracle & Scott McVeigh: Senior Solutions Consultant, Onna

Lisa has a cybersecurity, investigative, legal, and technical background. Lisa frequently speaks on the topics of eDiscovery, Information Governance, and Cybersecurity. Mergers & Acquisitions: How to Handle your Data Featuring Oracle. WEBINAR REGISTRATION.

SolarWinds Hires Chris Krebs to Reboot Its Cybersecurity

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

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.

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

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

Analysis: Permitting Cybersecurity Donations to Physicians

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New regulatory provisions that allow healthcare systems to make donations of cybersecurity technology and services to physician practices could help greatly bolster security in the sector, says attorney Julie Kass of law firm Baker Donelson

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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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.

Cybersecurity Leaders Talk Tactics, Techniques, Challenges

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Also featured: An assessment of cybersecurity priorities for President-elect Joe Biden The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report offers leadership lessons from Equifax CISO Jamil Farshchi and Mastercard's deputy CSO, Alissa "Dr. Jay" Abdullah.

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.

Feds Issue Recommendations for Maritime Cybersecurity

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Report outlines deep cybersecurity challenges for the public/private seagoing sector. Critical Infrastructure Government Vulnerabilities cybersecurity challenges federal recommendations maritime security seagoing sector white house report

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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A Cybersecurity Policy Agenda

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The Aspen Institute’s Aspen Cybersecurity Group — I’m a member — has released its cybersecurity policy agenda for the next four years. Uncategorized cybersecurity national security policy reports risks

Probing Marriott's Mega-Breach: 9 Cybersecurity Takeaways

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Cybersecurity Advice for the COVID-19 Era

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CISA Adviser Joshua Corman Discusses Essential Steps Many healthcare organizations have under-resourced security teams, putting them at higher risk for cyber incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic that could result in patient harm, warns cybersecurity expert Joshua Corman

Cybersecurity Firm McAfee Files for IPO

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Separately, Ivanti Buys Security Firms MobileIron and Pulse Secure McAfee is set to become a public company once again, with the cybersecurity firm filing for an IPO with the U.S.

Hong Kong Updates Cybersecurity Fortification Initiative

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Updated Version of Cybersecurity Framework Will Roll Out in January The Hong Kong Monetary Authority's Cybersecurity Fortification Initiative 2.0, an updated version of a framework designed to strengthen cyber resilience in the banking and financial sector, will officially roll out in January and be implemented over the following two years

6 Cybersecurity Lessons From 2020

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The COVID-19 pandemic exposed new weaknesses in enterprise cybersecurity preparedness

Cybersecurity's Automation Imperative

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Censornet's Richard Walters on the Role of Autonomous Security With cybersecurity becoming ever more difficult to monitor and manage, and product and data overload triggering cyber fatigue among cybersecurity professionals, organizations must embrace more autonomous approaches, says Censornet's Richard Walters

6 Cybersecurity Lessons From 2020

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The COVID-19 pandemic exposed new weaknesses in enterprise cybersecurity preparedness

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 reportsIt's really good -- well worth reading.

Cybersecurity Leadership: The New Threat Landscape

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CEOs and CISOs on How to Respond to Disruption, Distortion and Deterioration Disruption, distortion and deterioration - these cybersecurity threats are amplified by the ongoing pandemic.

Marriott Breach Takeaway: The M&A Cybersecurity Challenge

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s GDPR privacy fine against hotel giant Marriott: During M&A, review an organization's cybersecurity posture before finalizing any acquisition. After Buying Starwood, Marriott Didn't Spot Long-Running Breach for 2 More Years Takeaway from the U.K.'s

Cybersecurity Leadership: A Fresh Look at Fraud

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In this latest CEO/CISO panel, cybersecurity leaders talk frankly about the pace and scale of new fraud schemes from business email compromise to card not present to insider risk CEOs and CISOs on Fraud Trends and Payment Security Threats COVID-19 accelerated everything else digital; why not fraud, too?

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

Cybersecurity's Week From Hell

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Is this cybersecurity's new normal Fix WhatsApp, Windows, Cisco and CPUs From Intel - Pending Patch Availability Multiple flaws - all serious, exploitable and some already being actively exploited - came to light this week. Big names - including Cisco, Facebook, Intel and Microsoft - build the software and hardware at risk. And fixes for some of the flaws are not yet available.

Survey: Cybersecurity Skills Shortage is ‘Bad,’ But There’s Hope

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Automation, strategic process design and an investment in training are the keys to managing the cybersecurity skills gap, according to a recent survey from Trustwave.

Cold Storage Firm Reports Cybersecurity Incident

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Company Reportedly In Talks to Help With COVID-19 Vaccines A cold storage firm that was reportedly in talks to help in the effort to distribute COVID-19 vaccines filed a Securities and Exchange Commission document on Monday saying that it's dealing with a cybersecurity incident that affected its network.

Cybersecurity: Building Better Teams

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Deborah Kish of Fasoo on Rethinking the Approach When it comes to rethinking how enterprises structure their cybersecurity teams, Deborah Kish of Fasoo says that teamwork and better coordination among stakeholders are essential

US House Passes IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act

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House of Representatives passed the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act, a bill that aims at improving the security of IoT devices. House of Representatives last week passed the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act, a bill designed to improve the security of IoT devices. The U.S.

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Cybersecurity Plan for 2020 US Election Unveiled

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Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency has released its cybersecurity plan for the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, outlining the agency's role as a facilitator that will assist federal, state and local agencies in protecting critical election infrastructure CISA Describes Its Role as Security Facilitator The U.S.

The Private Sector Needs a Cybersecurity Transformation

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Cybersecurity must get to the point where it's equated with actually stopping an attack by identifying the methods the bad guys use and taking those methods away

Cybersecurity for the Midmarket

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Global Cyber Alliance's Phil Reitinger Describes Efforts to Bolster SMB, Election Security In 2019, the Global Cyber Alliance debuted its toolkit to help small and midsized organizations bolster cybersecurity. How has the toolkit been received and refined? Phil Reitinger, who heads the alliance, discusses progress

Calls Grow to Restore White House Cybersecurity Leader Role

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Lack of Cybersecurity Leadership, Direction Cited by Government Watchdog The U.S. Government Accountability Office is urging Congress to pass legislation to reestablish the White House cybersecurity coordinator role, to coordinate the government's response to online attacks and other cybersecurity challenges facing the nation

Cybersecurity Law Casebook

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Robert Chesney teaches cybersecurity at the University of Texas School of Law. courts cybersecurity lawsHe recently published a fantastic casebook, which is a good source for anyone studying this.