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

A Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity and Compliance

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In a joint interview, Mike Ferris and Mike Brooks of Abacode, a managed cybersecurity and compliance provider, discuss how the MCCP model helps businesses implement a holistic, framework-based cybersecurity program that provides continuous security and compliance

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Biden's Infrastructure Plan: 3 Cybersecurity Provisions

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More Biden Cybersecurity Nominations

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News : President Biden announced key cybersecurity leadership nominations Monday, proposing Jen Easterly as the next head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and John “Chris” Inglis as the first ever national cyber director (NCD).

Weekly Roundup: Biden’s Cybersecurity Proposals and More

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ISMG Editors Discuss Hot Topics, Including Health Data Breaches Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including President Biden’s latest cybersecurity proposals and large vendor-related breaches in healthcare

ISMG Panel Discussion: Hot Cybersecurity Issues

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Editors Address Exchange Hacks, Insider Threats and More Four editors at Information Security Media Group review the latest cybersecurity issues, including Microsoft Exchange server hacks, insider threat management and implementing a "collective defense

Ariel Weintraub Takes Charge of Cybersecurity at MassMutual

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New Head of Enterprise Cybersecurity Succeeds CISO Jim Routh Less than a year ago, Ariel Weintraub was dabbling in data science as head of security operations and engineering at MassMutual, working under CISO Jim Routh.

Capitol Breach: Cybersecurity Lessons to Apply

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Brian Honan: Security Professionals Can Take Action to Minimize Risks The physical breach of the U.S.

ISMG Editors' Panel: Hot Cybersecurity Issues

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Exchange Hacks, Insider Threats and More Four editors at Information Security Media Group review the latest cybersecurity issues, including Microsoft Exchange server hacks, insider threat management and implementing a "collective defense

Investments in Israel's Cybersecurity Sector Grow 70%

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Exports Also Continue to Grow Pre-IPO investments in Israeli cybersecurity firms totaled $2.9 Security experts offer insights on the reasons behind the growth

Thinking of a Cybersecurity Career? Read This

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Thousands of people graduate from colleges and universities each year with cybersecurity or computer science degrees only to find employers are less than thrilled about their hands-on, foundational skills.

DHS to Provide $25 Million More for Cybersecurity Grants

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Department of Homeland Security will provide an additional $25 million in grants to state and local cybersecurity preparedness programs with a particular focus on combatting ransomware, Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced Thursday CISA May Launch Other Grants as Well The U.S.

EU leaders aim at boosting defense and security, including cybersecurity

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During a video conference of the members of the European Council, EU leaders agreed on a new strategy aimed at boosting defense and security. Participants are committed to providing secure European access to space, cyberspace and the high seas. SecurityAffairs – hacking, security).

AI and Cybersecurity

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Ben Buchanan has written " A National Security Research Agenda for Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence." artificialintelligence attribution cybersecurity nationalsecuritypolicy reports

Bill Looks to Close Federal Cybersecurity Loopholes

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Lawmakers Want to Restrict Agencies From Postponing Security Measures Sen. have introduced a bill designed to patch loopholes in the Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2015 that they say allow federal agencies to easily avoid implementing required cybersecurity procedures

Cybersecurity Experts to Follow on Twitter

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Security Boulevard recently listed the “Top-21 Cybersecurity Experts You Must Follow on Twitter in 2021.” Uncategorized cybersecurity Schneier news Twitter” I came in at #7. I thought that was pretty good, especially since I never tweet.

Relief Package Includes Less for Cybersecurity

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$2 Billion for Security and IT, Rather Than $10 Billion as Originally Proposed The $1.9

SolarWinds Hires Chris Krebs to Reboot Its Cybersecurity

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Hacked Firm Also Taps Former Facebook CSO as It Responds to Supply Chain Attack As security software firm SolarWinds investigates the supply chain attack involving its Orion software and looks to rebuild its security processes and reputation, it's hired former U.S.

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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IG: Cybersecurity Weaknesses Persist in US Energy Dept.

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Meanwhile, Agency Continues to Investigate SolarWinds Attack Cybersecurity weakness persist throughout the U.S. Department of Energy's unclassified networks, including those of the National Nuclear Security Administration, according to an inspector general audit

Analysis: How Will Biden Address Cybersecurity Challenges?

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of the cybersecurity challenges the Biden administration must address. Also featured: payments security advice from Verizon; the outlook for the lifting of restrictions tied to the COVID-19 pandemic

Firmware attacks, a grey area in cybersecurity of organizations

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Microsoft recently published a report that states, titled “March 2021 Security Signals report,” that revealed that more than 80% of enterprises were victims of at least one firmware attack in the past two years.

Biden's $10 Billion Cybersecurity Proposal: Is It Enough?

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Security Experts Say Proposal Amounts to a 'Down Payment' President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion plan for COVID-19 relief includes nearly $10 billion in cybersecurity and IT spending. Some security experts hope the amount as just a "down payment" toward a broader effort

State Department Plans to Create Cybersecurity Office

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Department of State has announced plans to create a Bureau of Cyberspace Security and Emerging Technologies to enhance its security and help it deal with international cybersecurity issues. But Will the Move Be Carried Out Under Biden Administration? The U.S.

Manufacturing Firms Learn Cybersecurity the Hard Way

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Although 61% of smart factories have experienced a cybersecurity incident, IT groups and operational technology groups still don't collaborate enough on security

Cybersecurity Plan for 2020 US Election Unveiled

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CISA Describes Its Role as Security Facilitator The U.S.

Cybersecurity Firm McAfee Files for IPO

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Separately, Ivanti Buys Security Firms MobileIron and Pulse Secure McAfee is set to become a public company once again, with the cybersecurity firm filing for an IPO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to trade under "MCFE" on the Nasdaq Stock Market.

Vietnam's 'Cybersecurity' Law Says Little on Security

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Law Focuses More on Fighting Anti-Government Speech On Wednesday, just days after a new "cybersecurity" law took effect, Vietnam alleged that Facebook has violated the law by allowing users to post anti-government comments on the platform. The so-called cybersecurity law actually speaks little about IT security measures

Analysis: Permitting Cybersecurity Donations to Physicians

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New regulatory provisions that allow healthcare systems to make donations of cybersecurity technology and services to physician practices could help greatly bolster security in the sector, says attorney Julie Kass of law firm Baker Donelson

NIST Drafts Election Security Guidance

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Agency Describes How to Apply Its Cybersecurity Framework NIST has drafted guidelines for how to use its cybersecurity framework to address cyberthreats and other security issues that can target state and local election infrastructure and disrupt voting

Cybersecurity Leaders Talk Tactics, Techniques, Challenges

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report offers leadership lessons from Equifax CISO Jamil Farshchi and Mastercard's deputy CSO, Alissa "Dr. Also featured: An assessment of cybersecurity priorities for President-elect Joe Biden

A Cybersecurity Policy Agenda

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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 the Midmarket

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Global Cyber Alliance's Phil Reitinger Describes Efforts to Bolster SMB, Election Security In 2019, the Global Cyber Alliance debuted its toolkit to help small and midsized organizations bolster cybersecurity.

U.K. Set to Boost Cybersecurity Operations

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PM Boris Johnson Expected to Present National Security Review on Tuesday Ahead of presenting a long-term review of national security strategy in Parliament on Tuesday, U.K.

Feds Issue Recommendations for Maritime Cybersecurity

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Report outlines deep cybersecurity challenges for the public/private seagoing sector. Critical Infrastructure Government Vulnerabilities cybersecurity challenges federal recommendations maritime security seagoing sector white house report

Cybersecurity Advice for the COVID-19 Era

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CISA Adviser Joshua Corman Discusses Essential Steps Many healthcare organizations have under-resourced security teams, putting them at higher risk for cyber incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic that could result in patient harm, warns cybersecurity expert Joshua Corman

Survey: Cybersecurity Skills Shortage is ‘Bad,’ But There’s Hope

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Automation, strategic process design and an investment in training are the keys to managing the cybersecurity skills gap, according to a recent survey from Trustwave.

Cybersecurity's Automation Imperative

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Censornet's Richard Walters on the Role of Autonomous Security With cybersecurity becoming ever more difficult to monitor and manage, and product and data overload triggering cyber fatigue among cybersecurity professionals, organizations must embrace more autonomous approaches, says Censornet's Richard Walters

Analysis: Coronavirus Cybersecurity and Privacy Issues

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report offers an analysis of cybersecurity and privacy issues raised by COVID-19 research efforts. Also featured: the latest ransomware trends and an investor's take on hot cybersecurity sectors

Cybersecurity During COVID-19

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They are more vulnerable to attack simply because they are less secure. Employees working from home are going to save data on their own computers, where they aren't protected by the organization's security systems. That's a big problem because the security issues are not going away.