Cybersecurity Education for the Remote Workforce

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The Need for 'Short, Sharp Bursts' of Compelling Messages In the current work-at-home environment, keeping the workforce educated about critical cybersecurity practices requires "short, sharp bursts of education" that offer compelling messages, says Vicki Gavin, a former CISO who now serves as a cyber education consultant.

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? In part one of a two-part panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity education, John McCumber of (ISC)2 and Rob Clyde of ISACA share their philosophies


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Mastercard Brings Cyber Education to Small Businesses

Data Breach Today

To aid in countering the threat, Mastercard has launched a cybersecurity education effort targeting this market segment. Paul Trueman Shares Details of ‘Trust Center’ Initiative Small businesses have been disproportionately affected by hackers in recent months.

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? In part two of a two-part panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity education, Lisa Ho of the University of California-Berkeley and Amit Elazari Bar On of Intel Corp.

Black Hat Europe: Hackers Need to Educate Policymakers

Data Breach Today

Also, UK Cyber Official Urges Businesses to Build a Safety-Focused 'Reporting Culture' Government leaders are increasingly calling on cybersecurity researchers to better inform policymakers and are urging businesses to pay more attention to their in-house security teams, according to presenters at this week's Black Hat Europe virtual conference.

NDSU Offers Nation's First Ph.D. in Cybersecurity Education

Dark Reading

The new program focuses on training university-level educators in cybersecurity

Education Gets an 'F' for Cybersecurity

Dark Reading

The education sector falls last on a list analyzing the security posture of 17 US industries, SecurityScorecard reports

Threat actors target K-12 distance learning education, CISA and FBI warn

Security Affairs

The US Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency and the FBI warned about the increase in ransomware attacks targeting the US K-12 educational sector. The post Threat actors target K-12 distance learning education, CISA and FBI warn appeared first on Security Affairs.

A Cybersecurity Policy Agenda

Schneier on Security

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

Cybersecurity for Information Governance Professionals via Eleven Fifty Academy

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Most companies ignore the importance of information governance in ensuring good cybersecurity. Advancing technology, such as cloud computing, increasing compliance mandates, and increasing amounts of data to be secured have made it essential to improve your cybersecurity strategies.

COVID-19 and the Human Side of Cybersecurity Leadership

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2020 Cybersecurity Threat Trends Outlook via Booz | Allen | Hamilton

IG Guru

The post 2020 Cybersecurity Threat Trends Outlook via Booz | Allen | Hamilton appeared first on IG GURU. Check out their report that includes “Nine ways threat actors will make waves in 2020” here.

State of Cybersecurity 2020, Part 2 Report Available and Free to ISACA Members

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The post State of Cybersecurity 2020, Part 2 Report Available and Free to ISACA Members appeared first on IG GURU. Business Compliance Education IG News Information Governance information privacy information security Privacy Risk News 2020 Cybersecurity ISACA Security

GUEST ESSAY: ‘Cybersecurity specialist’ tops list of work-from-home IT jobs that need filling

The Last Watchdog

Many universities offer massive open online courses (MOOC) in cybersecurity. While you’ll need a bachelor’s degree (not necessarily in cybersecurity specifically) for most of these jobs, the median pay is a very solid $47.95/hr. The level of education you have is not a critical factor; training and ability are the keys. The educational requirements are variable, from high school completion through a bachelor’s degree, depending on the employer.

Free Webcast 4/14 at Noon Central: “Cybersecurity and IG” via ARMA Dallas

IG Guru

Dear ARMA Members and Friends, Please join us for our lunch webinar tomorrow, April 14 at 12 noon tilted “Cybersecurity and IG” presented by Andrew Ysasi. The post Free Webcast 4/14 at Noon Central: “Cybersecurity and IG” via ARMA Dallas appeared first on IG GURU.

Do's and Don'ts for School Cybersecurity Awareness

Dark Reading

Remote learning has introduced an array of new cyberthreats to American families and schools, but this can be an educational moment for all involved

Why Cybersecurity's Silence Matters to Black Lives

Dark Reading

The industry is missing an opportunity to educate the public about bad actors who capitalize off of protest, voting rights education and police brutality petitions through social engineering and phishing attacks

Veterans Find New Roles in Enterprise Cybersecurity

Dark Reading

Facebook and Synack create programs to educate vets and grow employment opportunities while shrinking the cybersecurity talent gap

Recorded Webinar Available Cybersecurity in an Uncertain World: New Ways to Confront New Ransomware Threats” via GovTech

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The post Recorded Webinar Available Cybersecurity in an Uncertain World: New Ways to Confront New Ransomware Threats” via GovTech appeared first on IG GURU.

Protecting Sensitive Company Data: How to Educate Employees


In this article, we will examine how to educate your employees so that a lethal hack does not disrupt your business. That makes it essentially unguessable and will greatly increase your level of cybersecurity. Ultimately, cybersecurity is a team effort that can only succeed if all of the members of an organization are on the same page.

Addressing the Human Element in Cybersecurity

Data Breach Today

James Mackay of MetaCompliance Discusses Building Better Risk Awareness Among Employees James Mackay of MetaCompliance explains techniques for educating and motivating employees to be more aware of cyber risks

Beyond Phishing: The New Face of Cybersecurity Awareness

Data Breach Today

Terranova's Lise Lapointe on How Cybersecurity Awareness Must Evolve As CEO of Terranova Security, an awareness training provider, Lise Lapointe sees an evolution of education programs that used to be merely phishing simulation tests. What are the most effective forms of training

The IoT Cybersecurity Act of 2020: Implications for Devices

eSecurity Planet

Last month’s passage of the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 means all IoT devices used by government agencies will soon have to comply with strict NIST standards. Lastly, we touch on the political rationale of how the landmark IoT cybersecurity legislation came to be.

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Healthcare Cybersecurity: Protection and Recovery


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. Education and Training.

SecurityAffairs awarded as Best European Cybersecurity Technical Blog

Security Affairs

I’m proud to announce that SecurityAffairs was awarded as Best European Cybersecurity Technical Blog at European Cybersecurity Blogger Awards. The winners of the annual European Cybersecurity Blogger Awards have been announced.

New Professional Development Institute Aims to Combat Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

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The (ISC)2 announces a new institute for working cybersecurity professionals to continue their education

Feds: K-12 Cyberattacks Dramatically on the Rise


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2020 & Beyond: The Evolution of Cybersecurity

Dark Reading

Educate yourself on how you can best secure your corner of the Web As new technologies disrupt the industry, remember that security is a process, not a goal.

7 Free (or Cheap) Ways to Increase Your Cybersecurity Knowledge

Dark Reading

Building cybersecurity skills is a must; paying a lot for the education is optional. Here are seven options for increasing knowledge without depleting a budget

The Problem With the Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act

Security Affairs

The Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act may provide business owners with access to government-level tools to secure small business against attacks. The American Congress took a stab at that kind of ecumenical solution to the looming $6 trillion problem of cybersecurity in the form of the Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act (SBCAA). Under the Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act, business owners could visit U.S.

Bad News: AI and 5G Are Expected to Worsen Cybersecurity Risks

Security Affairs

Experts believe Artificial intelligence (AI) could introduce new cybersecurity concerns, and that the upcoming 5G network could pose new risks as well. The document shows the results of polling decision-makers in the cybersecurity and risk management sectors to get their expert opinions on things like the changing threat landscape, corporate decision-making about cybersecurity and other pertinent topics. Here’s a look at how the report frames AI and 5G in cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: #BeCyberSmart


This October we’re recognizing National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) to raise awareness about how to stay safe and secure online. New cybersecurity threats. The post Cybersecurity Awareness Month: #BeCyberSmart appeared first on Collibra

IoT Cybersecurity: 5 Major Vulnerabilities and How to Tackle Them

Security Affairs

IoT devices are exposed to cybersecurity vulnerabilities. However, if you know where the dangers lurk, there is a way to minimize the cybersecurity risks. Here are five significant cybersecurity vulnerabilities with IoT in 2020.

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How To Keep Cybersecure Over the Holidays

Adam Levin

None of this is to suggest that falling prey to holiday cybercrime is unavoidable or that the potential damage can’t be mitigated, but it is important to educate yourself, friends and family to safeguard the holiday season. How to Be Cybersecure in Virtual Family Gatherings.

Lessons for In-House Counsel from Cybersecurity’s Front Lines

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Recent developments reinforce the urgent need for general counsel and legal departments to deepen their focus on cybersecurity. Lessons for In-House Counsel from Cybersecurity’s Front Lines was written by members of the Hogan Lovells Privacy and Cybersecurity practice Peter M. In today’s environment, any organization can be the target of a cyberattack, regardless of industry, size, or geographic footprint.

Maritime port cybersecurity

Security Affairs

Let’s talk about cyber risk in the maritime and port setting to better understand Maritime Port cybersecurity. In the absence of IMO guidelines on the management of cyber risks, we have to highlight the work of the ENISA “ European Union Agency for cybersecurity ”, that from Dec.,

Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) report deserves more attention

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Breach Business Compliance Cryptocurrency Education Information Governance information security Risk News Standards 2020 Report Cyber Cybersecurity Security SolariumCheck out the report the commission made in March of 2020 and their website here.

Cybersecurity Resources for Texas Local Governments

The Texas Record

The Texas State Operations Center released a 56 minute educational webinar on protective measures and response activities related to ransomware. Cybersecurity Best Practices. DIR offers cybersecurity resources to Texas local governments. DIR recommends these cybersecurity best practices for public and private organizations: Keep software patches and anti-virus tools up to date. Take advantage of available cybersecurity awareness training. Cybersecurity Training.

National Cybersecurity Alliance advocates ‘shared responsibility’ for securing the Internet

The Last Watchdog

NCSA operates the StaySafeOnline website that provides a variety of cybersecurity educational resources and programs. Schrader: We are a leading nonpartisan, nonprofit group that’s very involved as a convener of experts to talk about a number of the top issues in cybersecurity. We also have a lot of educational programs that reach far beyond the insular, cybersecurity expert areas. The targeting of Sen.

GUEST ESSAY: The story behind how DataTribe is helping to seed ‘Cybersecurity Valley’ in Maryland

The Last Watchdog

With the largest concentration of cybersecurity expertise –– the “oil” — in the world, Maryland is fast changing from the Old Line State into “Cybersecurity Valley.” In addition, the state is home to 16 nationally designated cybersecurity Centers of Excellence and a state university and college system that graduates more cyber-degreed engineers than any other state. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, there will be 3.5