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?

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?

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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

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

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

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.

Beyond Phishing: The New Face of Cybersecurity Awareness

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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.

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

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.

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

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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

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

3 Steps for Cybersecurity Leaders to Bridge the Gender Equality Gap

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By encouraging female participation through education and retaining this interest through an inclusive culture and visible role models, we can begin to close the skill and gender gap in cybersecurity

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

NCSAM 2018 Week 2: A Rewarding Career in Cybersecurity


million unfilled jobs in cybersecurity. And with the constant stream of breaking news reporting phishing and ransomware attacks, data leaks, and hacking, you can quickly see why there has never been a better time to be in the fast-growing field of cybersecurity.

Privacy and Cybersecurity November 2017 Events

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Please join us for our November 2017 Privacy and Cybersecurity Events. TCPA in Higher Education. Drones and Cybersecurity. Hogan Lovells will participate in the Edison Electric Institute’s Cybersecurity Legal Committee Bi-Annual Meeting. Cybersecurity and the GPDR in Higher Education. Harriet will speak on cybersecurity at the session “Cybersecurity: A Collaborative Approach.”

How To Build A Cybersecurity Career | What Really Matters

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The lack of qualified cybersecurity professionals is one of the main reasons why we are yet unable to get a handle on cybercrimes. By having more cybersecurity professionals, we can enhance security. The survey concluded that 42 is the average age of a cybersecurity professional.

According to the ABA, Lawyers are “Failing at Cybersecurity”: Cybersecurity Trends

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In these days of increased data privacy emphasis with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), how are lawyers doing with regard to cybersecurity within their firms? Are you surprised by any of the ABA findings on cybersecurity?

CyberSecurity Hall of Fame

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LaPadula, Co-author of the Bell-LaPadula Model of Computer Security; and William Hugh Murray, Pioneer, Author and Founder of the Colloquium for Information System Security Education (CISSE). Congratulations to the 2016 winners ! Dan Geer, Chief Information Security Officer at In-Q-Tel; Lance J.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month turns 15

Information Management Resources

Offering a host of resources for workforce education, training and cyber awareness the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month empowers individuals, families and businesses to stay safe online. Cyber security Data security Fraud prevention

A Flurry of Recent Cybersecurity Activity from the Trump Administration

Data Matters

Soon after he took office, President Trump issued Executive Order (EO) 13800, Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure. Given that the President spent much of his campaign and early Presidency trying to distance his Administration from that of his predecessor, commentators noted a surprising amount of continuity between Trump’s cybersecurity EO and the Obama Administration’s approach to cybersecurity.

Why Cybersecurity Will Save the Internet of Things


In this article, we will explain why cybersecurity will save IoT and let us progress well into the future with greatly reduced hazard. Cybersecurity prevents massive hacking attempts from upending our lives or destroying businesses haphazardly and with little regard for its implications.

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Interview: securing the University using NIST’s Cyber Framework

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In this one-on-one interview, I speak with Plamen Martinov, the Chief Information Security Officer for the Biological Sciences Division at the University of Chicago about how his organization has used NIST's Cybersecurity Framework to create a security lingua franca at UChicago and. Conversation with a CISO Education Interview NIST NIST cybersecurity framework Obama Administration RSA Conference Top Stories Veracode

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Blog Series: Using Technology to Safeguard the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

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In this blog post, I’ll discuss: Our current perimeter defense; The need to shift to a data-centric security approach; and, The need to educate the public to strengthen our critical infrastructure security posture. Education.

Attacks Targeting Oil and Gas Sector Renew Questions About Cybersecurity

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However, the attack comes on the heels of an FBI and Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) alert warning of Russian attempts to use tactics including spearphishing, watering hole attacks, and credential gathering to target industrial control systems throughout critical infrastructure, as well as an indictment against Iranian nationals who used similar tactics to attack private, education, and government institutions, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”).