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?

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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?

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

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

Higher Education: 15 Books to Help Cybersecurity Pros Be Better

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Constant learning is a requirement for cybersecurity professionals. Here are 15 books recommended by professionals to continue a professional's education

Education Gets an 'F' for Cybersecurity

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

COVID-19 and the Human Side of Cybersecurity Leadership

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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

Why Cybersecurity's Silence Matters to Black Lives

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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

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Here’s a look at how the report frames AI and 5G in cybersecurity. The 5G Network Expected to Ramp Up Cybersecurity Risks.

Veterans Find New Roles in Enterprise Cybersecurity

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

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.

2020 & Beyond: The Evolution of Cybersecurity

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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.

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. Under the Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act, business owners could visit U.S.

What happens when remote work becomes permanent?

Rocket Software

Create New IT Cybersecurity Policies. With more remote employees, it’s important to update your company’s cybersecurity policy to be relevant to the current workforce. Educate. Most people don’t understand the implications of poor cybersecurity practices.

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

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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

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

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

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With the largest concentration of cybersecurity expertise –– the “oil” — in the world, Maryland is fast changing from the Old Line State into “Cybersecurity Valley.” It’s all part of a national trend – accentuated in Maryland because of its cybersecurity infrastructure.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Tech: Free Resources for IT Pros via CompTIA

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Kind of CompTIA to offer free resources for IT Pro’s or those who want to learn more about Network Troubleshooting, Cloud Computing, and Cybersecurity. Cloud Education IG News Information Governance information security CompTIA Cybersecurity Networking

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HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey 2019: Disturbing Patterns Emerge Alongside Promise


The emerging era of healthcare cybersecurity emerges in a similar environment, and the latest HIMSS cybersecurity survey provides an excellent overview of the challenges and solutions industry professionals want to stay on top of. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) surveyed 166 cybersecurity professionals, all of whom had oversight responsibilities or were involved in the day-to-day operations of their organization’s cybersecurity program.

Cybersecurity Resources for Texas Local Governments

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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.

Free Webinar: Information Governance (IG) and Certifications: A Practical Overview

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ACEDS AIIM ARMA Business Compliance Education HIPAA IG News Information Governance information privacy information security Privacy Records Management Risk News Security Sponsored Webinar Audit Cybersecurity e-Discovery Free IGBOK Privacy Policy Social Engineering Vital Records Ysasi

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.

How To Solve The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

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We’ve all read and heard somewhere about the cybersecurity skills shortage. For me, this brings up the question of how to solve the cybersecurity skills shortage. Solving the cybersecurity skills shortage should be no different.

Privacy and Cybersecurity June 2019 Events

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Paul Otto and Tim Tobin are presenting at the Hogan Lovells Munich office’s privacy breakfast, “EU General Data Protection Regulation,” on privacy topics such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), cybersecurity and data breaches, and sector-specific issues found in the life sciences and health care, automotive, and financial sectors. News & Events compliance cybersecurity data breach Education GDPR Internet of Things privacy

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The DHS Cybersecurity Strategy: Five Pillars of Cybersecurity Goals

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The recent DHS Cybersecurity Strategy was released at a crucial time when today’s cyberspace has become a new frontier for warfare for both nation states and criminal hackers. All in all, the DHS Cybersecurity Strategy provides a solid framework for cybersecurity.

The state of European cybersecurity and lessons to learn

Thales eSecurity

Caption: Moderated by seasoned technology journalist Stephen Pritchard, the panel featured: Kai Zobel, senior director at Thales; Jason Hart, cybersecurity evangelist at Thales; James Ware, security solutions architect at KT Secure; Dr Robert Nowill, chairman of Cyber Security Challenge UK.

EU Parliament Approves the Proposal for Cybersecurity Act

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On March 12, 2019, the European Parliament (“Parliament”) approved the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on ENISA, and repealing Regulation (EU) 526/2013, and on Information and Communication Technology cybersecurity certification (collectively, the “Cybersecurity Act”). The Cybersecurity Act aims to achieve a high level of cybersecurity and cyber resilience, and to promote individuals’ trust in the EU digital single market.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Blog Series: Leading the cybersecurity jobs of the future

Thales eSecurity

This October marks the 15 th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) – an initiative to raise awareness around the importance of cybersecurity. 8-12): Millions of Rewarding Jobs: Educating for a Career in Cybersecurity.

IBM Builds 'SOC on Wheels' to Drive Cybersecurity Training

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A tractor trailer housing a Cyber Tactical Operation Center will travel throughout the US and Europe for incident response training, security support, and education

Using MFA with Zowe: How it Works

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Open Source Security #Zowe cybersecurity Enhancing security in-band MFA MFA MFA compatibility MFA implementation Multi-factor authentication open mainframe project out-of-band MFA security educationThis article originally appeared on

MY TAKE: Michigan’s cybersecurity readiness initiatives provide roadmap others should follow

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or MEDC, I’m prepared to rechristen Michigan the Cybersecurity Best Practices State. My reporting trip included meetings with Michigan-based cybersecurity vendors pursuing leading-edge innovations, as well as a tour of a number of thriving public-private cybersecurity incubator and training programs. What’s noteworthy, from my perspective, is that Snyder had the foresight to make cybersecurity readiness a key component of his reinvent Michigan strategy, from day one.

Trend Micro takes multi-pronged approach to narrowing the gaping cybersecurity skills gap

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Meanwhile, the shortage of professionals with cybersecurity skills has long been identified as an industry problem that’s only getting more dire. However, DevOps and cybersecurity efforts aren’t necessarily at odds. A cybersecurity professional’s role must be redefined as that of a teacher, sharing knowledge with others in the organization about how best to make informed decisions to achieve the common goal of enhanced security.