Ukraine, US Sign Cybersecurity Pact

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officials pledged closer cybersecurity collaboration, announcing a memorandum of cooperation after Ukrainian officials discussed Russian threat actors in a meeting with the FBI in New York. Agreement Focuses on Data Sharing, Conducting Joint Exercises Ukrainian and U.S.

Twitter Security Allegations: Cybersecurity Experts Respond

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President's Proposed Budget Prioritizes Cybersecurity

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trillion Budget for 2023 asks to increase spending 11% from this year with an emphasis on cybersecurity practices to improve defenses in both the private and public sectors. Biden's 2023 Budget Requests up to $10.9 Billion for Fed Civilian Agencies The White House's Proposed $5.8

Principles of Sustainable Cybersecurity

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Deepayan Chanda Discusses Reliability, Accuracy, Architecture and Resiliency Deepayan Chanda discusses the four principles of cybersecurity - reliability, accuracy, architecture and resiliency - that he believes cover most of the aspects of how CISOs can maintain the level of cybersecurity that their organzations need to sustain attacks.

Cover Your SaaS: How to Overcome Security Challenges and Risks For Your Organization

Speaker: Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert and Podcaster

In this webinar, Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert, will outline the relationship between SaaS apps and IT & security teams, along with several actionable solutions to overcome the new difficulties facing your organization.

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 & Threat Modeling: Automated vs. Manual

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Cybersecurity threat modeling: automated tools or manual methods? It's not an either/or situation, say Stephen de Vries, CEO and co-founder of IriusRisk, and Adam Shostack of Shostack and Associates. Each approach brings unique business value, and they discuss the merits of both

NATO Endorses Cybersecurity Defense Policy

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and its NATO allies endorsed a new cybersecurity defense policy during President Biden's visit this week with member states in Brussels. The policy agreement comes as Biden prepares to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to discuss cybersecurity and other issues

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.

Why Companies Are Failing at Cybersecurity

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CISO Marco Túlio Moraes on the Difference Between Being Aware and Being Educated When security practitioners lose their initial enthusiam for hunting cyberthreats, their companies begin to fail at cybersecurity, says CISO Marco Túlio Moraes.

Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

Developing Medical Device Cybersecurity Maturity Benchmarks

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An effort to establish industry benchmarks for medical device cybersecurity maturity aims to help advance overall cybersecurity in the healthcare sector, says Rob Suárez, CISO of medical device maker Becton, Dickinson and Co.

Expanding Your Cybersecurity Marketing Process

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In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Prachee Kale - a pioneer of's discusses the need for systems and design thinking in cybersecurity marketing, how to tell your marketing story, and how systems and design thinking can lead to creative solutions

Puerto Rico Commits $7.6M to Boost Cybersecurity

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million toward strengthening cybersecurity on the island. The island has undergone a string a embarrassing cybersecurity incidents, including a phishing incident that stole $2.6

Biden Fills 3 Cybersecurity Positions

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Senior Director for Cyber and Others Announced President Joe Biden's cybersecurity team is beginning to take shape, with three appointments recently announced, including Michael Sulmeyer as senior director for cyber

The Ultimate Guide to Hardening Windows Servers

IT Professional looking to harden your servers? ThreatLocker’s got you covered. The Ultimate Guide to Hardening Windows Servers offers tips and best practices to help mitigate cyber threats, better protect your servers, and secure your endpoints. Download today!

Government Cybersecurity Summit: A Preview

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Jim Langevin and many others will discuss the government's top priorities in addressing cybersecurity challenges at ISMG's Virtual Cybersecurity Summit: Government, to be held July 13 and 14 CISA's Brandon Wales, Rep.

Lawmakers Unveil Cybersecurity Legislation

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Bills Address Criminal Penalties, School District Protection and More Republican and Democratic lawmakers have recently introduced several cybersecurity-related bills seeking to address issues ranging from imposing tougher penalties for cybercriminals to improving protection of school districts

US Bipartisan Privacy Proposal Has Cybersecurity Mandates

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Lawmakers Impatient With Hands-Off Approach to Industry Cybersecurity Practices A bipartisan U.S. proposal for a national privacy law also imposes new cybersecurity regulatory mandates onto the private sector.

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

How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

Microsoft Launches Cybersecurity Recruitment Campaign

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Company Aims to Fill 250,000-Worker Shortfall in Cybersecurity Microsoft launched a four-year campaign on Thursday with community colleges in the U.S. aimed at recruiting hundreds of thousands of people into the field of cybersecurity.

TSA Issues New Cybersecurity Directive for Oil Pipelines

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federal regulators are revamping their approach to oil pipeline cybersecurity by telling operators they have newfound latitude so long as they implement continuous monitoring and test their posture. Pipeline cybersecurity became a priority after a 2021 ransomware attack led to gas shortages

Adding Cybersecurity to the Curriculum

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Gary Henderson: Educate Teachers So They Can Educate Students to Protect Their Data We look at cybersecurity largely focused on the immediate future.

President Biden Touts Cybersecurity Efforts

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Cites Need to Secure Privately Owned Critical Infrastructure, Signs Proclamation As Cybersecurity Awareness Month kicks off this week, U.S. President Joe Biden has weighed in on his administration's efforts to curb cyberattacks and bolster the federal government's security posture

A Venture Capitalist’s View of Cybersecurity

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Roger Lang, who has experience in SaaS and fintech and has invested in various cybersecurity companies, says that education is the key to making real progress on cybersecurity issues

Strategies for Reskilling and Filling Cybersecurity Jobs

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Infosys CISO Vishal Salvi on Mentoring, Online Training and Foundational Skills The gap between cybersecurity workforce demand and the number of skilled workers available to fill those jobs widened during the pandemic.

Cybersecurity M&A Update: Five Firms Make Moves

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Ivanti, Sophos, Deloitte, Cerberus Sentinel and Feedzai Announce Deals Cybersecurity acquisitions continue at an intense pace, with Ivanti, Sophos, Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory, Cerberus Sentinel and Feedzai all making moves to bolster their security portfolios

Airbus Sets Up Cybersecurity-Focused Organization

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New Firm Will Address Strengthening Safety Services, Cybersecurity Investments A new, as yet unnamed Airbus organization will address potential cyberthreats beginning July 1, amid the increasing digitalization and interconnectedness of the company's products and systems.

How to 'Demystify' Cybersecurity

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Ciaran Martin, Former UK Cybersecurity Chief, on Managing Cyber Risks To defend against cyberattacks, it's important to "demystify" cybersecurity and break it into risks that can be managed by any organization, says Ciaran Martin, the former director of the U.K.

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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Medical Devices: Negotiating Cybersecurity Contract Terms

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New guidance provides healthcare entities and medical device makers a jump-start for negotiating critical cybersecurity issues pertaining to procurement contracts, says Jim Jacobson of device manufacturer Siemens Healthineers, co-chair of an industry group that developed the contract template

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

Italy announced its National Cybersecurity Strategy 2022/26

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Italy announced its National Cybersecurity Strategy for 2022/26, a crucial document to address cyber threats and increase the resilience of the country. However, such a scenario doesn’t always match with the society’s cybersecurity awareness level.”

ISMG Editors’ Panel: Government Cybersecurity Challenges

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Also: Dealing With COVID-19 Business Recovery; Zynga Case Goes to Arbitration In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including improving federal agencies' cybersecurity and businesses recovering from the pandemic's impac

2 State Cybersecurity, Data Privacy Laws Enacted

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Connecticut Law Provides Security Incentives; Colorado Measure Addresses Consumers' Privacy Two states have recently taken steps to bolster cybersecurity and data privacy protections.

ISMG Editors: Building Cybersecurity Defenses in Wartime

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TSA Issues Cybersecurity Requirements for Pipelines

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Agency Cites 'Ongoing Cybersecurity Threat' The U.S. Transportation Security Administration issued a directive Tuesday requiring owners and operators of oil and natural gas pipelines to implement several cybersecurity controls.

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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OMB Spells Out Agencies' Cybersecurity Timelines

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Federal Agencies Ordered to Identify 'Critical Software' That Must Then Be Protected The Office of Management and Budget is ordering federal agencies to begin identifying "critical software" that needs protection as part of the effort to fulfill President Biden's cybersecurity executive order.