Cybersecurity's Automation Imperative

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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.

Cybersecurity Leadership: The Next Generation

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IoT, the cloud, third-party risk - we hear a lot about how the cybersecurity risk surface and threat landscape have evolved. But what about the new business demands on cybersecurity leaders? Christopher Hetner, former global CISO at GE Capital, shares insights

GAO Blasts Cybersecurity Efforts of Federal Agencies

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The Role of DNS in Cybersecurity

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Stuart Reed of Nominet on Improving Visibility DNS is cybersecurity's best-kept secret for eliminating threats, says Stuart Reed of Nominet, who explains the value of analyzing traffic

Trump Shakeup Impacts Cybersecurity Policy

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cybersecurity policy, as the agencies play a key role in securing infrastructure and investigating financial cybercrime.

NSA Announces New Cybersecurity Directorate

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National Security Agency announced the formation of a new Cybersecurity Directorate earlier this week. The establishment of the directorate is part of a wider move on the part of the Federal Government to bolster the effectiveness of its cybersecurity, both defensively and offensively. .

Congress Approves New DHS Cybersecurity Agency

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Bill Creating Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Awaits President's Signature The United States will soon officially have a single agency that takes the lead role for cybersecurity.

Proactive Mitigation: A Cybersecurity Imperative

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Akamai's Jay Coley on Blunting Hackers by Blocking Emerging Types of Attacks A top cybersecurity imperative for organizations is to "take proactive mitigation before an event even occurs" by tracking attack trends and mitigating against emerging types of attacks, says Akamai's Jay Coley

The Future of Cybersecurity Education - Part 1

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ISACA and (ISC)2 on Meeting Changing Demands of Industry, Students What is the role of professional certification companies in the cybersecurity education ecosystem?

Wanted: Cybersecurity Imagery

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Eli Sugarman of the Hewlettt Foundation laments about the sorry state of cybersecurity imagery: The state of cybersecurity imagery is, in a word, abysmal. You can help: participate in the Cybersecurity Visuals Challenge. cybersecurity securityeducation securityengineering

Analysis: The Cybersecurity Risks Major Corporations Face

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features a deep dive into an analysis of the cybersecurity risks that publicly traded companies face.

AT&T Cybersecurity Sets Sights on Threat Intelligence

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Javvad Malik on New Entity's Role in Cybersecurity Market AT&T has just re-branded its AlienVault acquisition as AT&T Cybersecurity. Javvad Malik, security advocate for the firm, explains its place in the global market and how it will impact delivery of threat intelligence

ENISA Gets Permanent Mandate as EU Tackles Cybersecurity

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EU Cybersecurity Act Now In Full Force With the European Union's Cybersecurity Act now in full force, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, or ENISA, has a new name and a permanent mandate - as well as more money and staff - to oversee a range of cybersecurity issues

Trump Order Aims to Boost Federal Cybersecurity Workforce

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Executive Order Creates a 'Cybersecurity Competition' to Offer Rewards President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order that offers a mix of incentives and new guidelines aimed at hiring and retaining more security pros to work within the federal government.

Medical Device Cybersecurity: The Top Challenges

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Access and identity management continues to be a top medical device cybersecurity challenge, says security expert Mark Sexton of the consultancy Clearwater, who offers a variety a risk mitigation tips

Congress Considers IoT Cybersecurity Legislation - Again

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Congress is hoping that the third time is the charm for an internet of things cybersecurity bill that would set minimum security standards for the connected devices that the federal government purchases for various projects

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President's Proposed 2020 Budget: Impact on Cybersecurity

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Some Agencies Would See Steep Cuts; Others Would Get Funding for Cyber Efforts The Trump administration's proposed fiscal 2020 budget calls for substantial cuts at many non-defense agencies, but it would provide extra funding for certain cybersecurity-related efforts

Cybersecurity in manufacturing

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Not long ago, many manufacturing CIOs thought that cybersecurity was something only the financial sector had to worry about. How times have changed – now, cybersecurity in manufacturing is definitely front and center.

Healthcare Cybersecurity: Protection and Recovery

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Cybersecurity threats keep many healthcare professionals up at night. If your healthcare organization hasn’t yet reported any cybersecurity issues, then it may simply not be tracking them properly. Thankfully, more and more healthcare organizations have recognized the need for a healthcare cybersecurity strategy. Many healthcare leaders just want to throw money at their cybersecurity challenges. Despite all these efforts, cybersecurity breaches can still occur.

Life Beyond Blocking: Adopting Behavior-Based Cybersecurity

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Bridging the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features Greg Touhill, the United States' first federal CISO, discussing how "reskilling" can help fill cybersecurity job vacancies. Plus, California considers tougher breach notification requirements; curtailing the use of vulnerable mobile networks

FEC: Campaigns Can Use Discounted Cybersecurity Services

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Federal Election Commission (FEC) said today political campaigns can accept discounted cybersecurity services from companies without running afoul of existing campaign finance laws, provided those companies already do the same for other non-political entities. The U.S.

The Future of Cybersecurity Education - Part 2

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Intel's Amit Elazari Bar On and UC-Berkeley's Lisa Ho on Schools and Digital Transformation What are America's universities doing to help fill the cybersecurity skills gap felt by enterprises worldwide?

Government Shutdown Hampers Cybersecurity

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Government has impacted federal cybersecurity according to several reports. 80% of the National Protection and Programs Directorate , which oversees the Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis and the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications. The ongoing shutdown of the U.S.

Certain Insulin Pumps Recalled Due to Cybersecurity Issues

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New Medical Device Cybersecurity Framework Unveiled

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Recommends Vendors Address Issues Throughout Product Lifecycle A healthcare sector advisory council on Monday released a new voluntary framework for improving the cybersecurity of medical devices throughout their lifecycle.

Reaching Out to Create a Diverse Cybersecurity Workforce

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The SANS Institute's Cyber Workforce Academy is helping to address the shortage of cybersecurity pros by recruiting individuals from other fields and matching graduates with local employers, says Max Shuftan, who leads the institute's cyber talent division.

Investment Adviser's View of Cybersecurity Market

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AlienVault became AT&T Cybersecurity. Brad Topchick of Mooreland Partners on the Trends Driving 2019 Growth Broadcom acquired CA. These are just two of the deals that headlined in 2018. What does the 2019 market hold? Brad Topchick, managing director of Mooreland Partners, shares insights

Sen. Warner Demands Answers on Healthcare Cybersecurity

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has sent letters to four federal agencies and 12 healthcare associations posing long lists of questions as a prelude to developing short-term and long-term strategies for improving healthcare cybersecurity

Nine 2019 Cybersecurity Predictions

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Wondering about the state of global cybersecurity in 2019? Wonder no more with these nine cybersecurity predictions for where the new year will take us — and what it means for our digital properties, online lives and livelihoods.

Highlights of NIST Cybersecurity Framework Version 1.1

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A "Department of Cybersecurity"

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Presidential candidate John Delaney has announced a plan to create a Department of Cybersecurity. cybersecurity infrastructure internetofthings nationalsecuritypolicyI have long been in favor of a new federal agency to deal with Internet -- and especially Internet of Things -- security.

SEC Releases Updated Cybersecurity Guidance

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Securities and Exchange Commission has released revised guidance "to assist public companies in preparing disclosures about cybersecurity risks and incidents." Regulator Demands More Risk Disclosure, Better Insider Trading Policies The U.S.

Venture Capital Pours Into Cybersecurity

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billion in cybersecurity companies in 2018, about 20 percent more than in 2017 and twice as much as 2016, according to research from Strategic Cyber Ventures. Venture capitalists invested $5.3 What's ahead for 2019 and beyond

Groups Offer Ideas for Improving Healthcare Cybersecurity

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Mark Warner's recent request seeking ideas for improving healthcare sector cybersecurity Recommendations Made in Response to Request by Sen.

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The Importance of Protecting Cybersecurity Whistleblowers

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Interesting essay arguing that we need better legislation to protect cybersecurity whistleblowers. Congress should act to protect cybersecurity whistleblowers because information security has never been so important, or so challenging.

Maximize Cybersecurity Risk Ratings in 2019

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Insights from the Forrester New Wave: Cybersecurity Risk Rating Solutions, Q4 2018. If you are a security or risk leader, you know that even with a formal third-party risk program in place, you are not effectively keeping track of all of your third parties

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HHS Publishes Guide to Cybersecurity Best Practices

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Co-Developed with Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council, Designed for Organizations of All Sizes With the aim of helping healthcare entities of all sizes improve their cybersecurity, the Department of Health and Human Services has issued a four-volume publication of voluntary best practices.

Cybersecurity Firm McAfee Preps for Public Market Return

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