Is Information Security the Right Profession for Me?

Linux Academy

Wondering if information security is the right profession for you? I’ve been working in information security for many years and have had the opportunity to fill a variety of roles. First off, there are many different jobs within information security.

How Certifications Can Help You Land a Position | Hacking In to Cybersecurity

Linux Academy

Welcome to Hacking In to Cybersecurity, an all-new series dedicated to helping you, the reader, get a leg up on the competition when trying to break into the cybersecurity career field. The blogs will consist of introducing you to some techniques you can use to help to land a security position, as well as covering some concepts that anyone considering joining the career field should know about. How Hiring Managers Find the Best Candidates for a Cybersecurity Position.

Why health care cybersecurity is in ‘critical condition’

The Parallax

government-sponsored Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force delivered more than 100 recommendations to the Department of Homeland Security to make medical technology more resistant to hackers. READ MORE FROM ‘NO PANACEA FOR MEDICAL CYBERSECURITY’.

Triaging modern medicine’s cybersecurity issues

The Parallax

Hackers often talk about practicing good “cybersecurity hygiene” : making sure that basic standards, such as using unique passwords for each log-in, are met. ”—Jacki Monson, chief privacy and information security officer, Sutter Health. READ MORE ON MEDICAL SECURITY.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

THE BASICS: Single Sign-On, Security Integration. As more users have relevant information at their ingertips to book lights, purchase. to update information from within the. Flexible Security Application teams have already invested. security model and setting up diferent.

Majority of organizations still report a lack of cyber security budget

DXC

Despite years of widespread data breaches and increased regulatory demands, 75 percent of respondents to a recent survey do not believe that they have an adequate information security budget. Additionally, attackers continue to successfully use compromised credentials in attacks, and while 93 percent of organizations surveyed are aware of the vulnerability and attack technique — […]. Security cybersecurity security awareness

How Should CIOs Handle More Cybersecurity Regulations?

The Accidental Successful CIO

As our companies understand the importance of information technology and acquire more and more valuable information, the bad guys keep trying to find ways to break in and steal customer credit card and personal information.

How hackers are approaching medical cybersecurity

The Parallax

READ MORE ON MEDICAL CYBERSECURITY. Dr. Paul Pugsley’s medical cybersecurity crisis in the Emergency Room was part of a simulation at the CyberMed Summit 2018 to teach doctors about complications that can arise from cyberattacks against medical devices and hospitals.

Why every organization needs a bug bounty program

TechBeacon

New data-driven businesses are mushrooming, organizations across industries are embracing technological advancements, and cybercriminals are getting more sophisticated. Security, Information Security, Hacking, Information Security (Info Sec Cybercrime rates are growing, and with further growth of such crimes expected.

How to track the attacks that matter to your organization

TechBeacon

Security, Information Security, RSA Conference 2019, Information Security (Info Sec Each year at the RSA Conference I sit on the SANS panel discussion about the most dangerous new attack techniques. The most common questions people ask are how to stay up to date, and how to find out which attacks matter in their specific environment.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

organization for years. This may sound obvious, but many organizations. application admins say it’s a pain to manage security settings in two different places.” When we need to update the information in the dashboard, we don’t like having to leave.

6 cybersecurity trends we’re thankful for

The Parallax

You might think of cybersecurity professionals as tech’s collective “ watchers on the wall ”—the guardians who let you know when doom is coming. Here are six things on the cybersecurity and privacy front we’re glad that organizations are helping consumers become more aware of than ever before.

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Security Maturity: Where is my Organization in the Journey to Reducing Risk?

SecureWorks

Secureworks’ Security Maturity Evaluation Identifies Common Steps In the Path to Cyber Resilience Category: Risk Management Leadership Insights Information Security According to Secureworks survey of cybersecurity leaders, companies further along in the security maturity journey shared common operational, governance, preparedness and cloud security capabilities.

What to Expect in Cybersecurity for 2019

SecureWorks

Technological advancements, an evolving threat landscape, and sophisticated nation-state actors will impact how organizations mitigate risk in the coming year. Category: Information Security Leadership Insights Technological advancements, an evolving threat landscape, and sophisticated nation-state actors will impact how organizations mitigate risk in the coming year.

Scrum will change your organization!

Scrum.org

When delivering a Professional Scrum Master training or helping clients creating awesome products with Scrum, some people ask me how to adapt (downgrade) Scrum to make it work in their organizations. My answer is always the same: Scrum will change your organization!

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

What’s more, they gain the security of working with. works for some organizations, especially those that. fabric of their organizations and products–enabling. informed decisions. workflows and security models. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?”

Data Privacy and Compliance at Nonprofit Organizations

TechSoup

IT Security Data ManagementI was lucky enough to be in the room at the European Parliament in October 2018 when Apple CEO Tim Cook made an impassioned plea for a federal privacy law in the USA. It was something I thought I would not hear from a Silicon Valley CEO in my lifetime.

Could formjacking affect your organization?

Netskope

It’s worth remembering that formjacking can target any type of data entered into a form, via the web, including log-in information and employee details. It’s important that businesses developing apps via cloud-based infrastructure ensure that they rethink their legacy security solutions.

Israel’s cybersecurity industry is a unicorn. Here’s why

The Parallax

Fewer attendees, perhaps, expected him to reference the Hollywood action movies of Jean-Claude van Damme, who happened to be sitting in the front row for the highest-profile speech of Israel’s largest cybersecurity conference. Cybersecurity is a true blood sport,” Netanyahu quipped.

Leadership in Cybersecurity

N2Growth Blog

Defining the position of the lead security person in an enterprise can be a challenging and sometimes confusing task. There are various job titles such as; Chief Security Officer (CSO), Chief Risk Officer, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), V.P.,

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

relationship between applications and analytics by adding single sign- on security, co-presentation of content, and eventually workflow. At Level 1, Bolt-On Analytics, the addition of security integration provides single sign-on functionality. to information.

Cybersecurity On Call: Information War with Bill Gertz

Cloudera

With countless articles discussing the recent Equifax hack where thousands of social security numbers were compromised to organizations like Facebook, Google, and Twitter coming forward with Russian accounts that were buying ads to influence US elections. Bill has joined us to discuss his most recent book on how nation-states are using the digital front to begin information wars. The post Cybersecurity On Call: Information War with Bill Gertz appeared first on Cloudera Blog.

Things To Do Right Now About Your Cybersecurity Workforce Crisis

CTOvision

Intel Security has released Hacking the Skills Shortage , a report revealing the current cybersecurity workforce crisis. For example, 71% of respondents admitted that this lack of talent has had a direct and negative effect on their organization. The shortage in cybersecurity skills has done measurable damage to companies. Additional key findings of the survey include: 82% of respondents reported a shortage of cybersecurity skills. Bob Gourley.

Fostering Public-Private Collaboration on Cybersecurity

Edgewise

Improved cybersecurity communication and collaboration between public and private sector organizations has been a goal—or perhaps a dream—for many years. cybersecurity security strategy threat intelligence sharing

How DevSecOps Will Make Your Organization Future-Ready

The New Stack

Lior Cohen is Senior Director of Products and Solutions for Cloud Security at Fortinet. He has over 20 years of experience working in the information security, data center network and cloud computing spaces. How the Cloud Changes Security.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

15 Pricing for Value Organizing Your Tiers. to Lift Value and Revenue01 Today’s organizations are embedding analytics in commercial software applications at an exponential rate. This deceptively simple framework is actually a dynamic tool for organizing thinking and.

Here Are the Top Cybersecurity Insights for Public Sector

Tenable

A new global study conducted by Ponemon Institute explores cyber risk in the public sector: What are the top priorities for public sector cybersecurity leaders in 2019? Cybersecurity in public sector: five insights you need to know. High schools teach information security courses.

Organizations Threatened by Lack of Cybersecurity Talent Available

CTOvision

The fact is, there aren’t enough cybersecurity experts to fill all the […]. CTO Cyber Security NewsData breaches regularly make headlines, and every time a company discovers a weak point in its network, executives scramble to hire people who can find out what went wrong — and fix it. However, that task isn’t as easy as you might think.

2017 in cybersecurity and privacy news

The Parallax

From rampant ransomware to the Equifax breach to geopolitical machinations, it’s hard not to be a cynic about the past 12 months of security and privacy news. And not all federal cybersecurity decisions this year were necessarily harmful to consumers.

Scale and Speed with Cyber Security

CTOvision

Dealing with the scale that the internet can deliver, has unfortunately left us with a series of other non-optimal cyber security approaches and solutions. In cybersecurity we’re have a hard time dealing with scale. Out of all the problems to deal with subverting bureaucracy to enable security scaling is the hardest. All three when synchronized create strong feedback loops and learning curves for the enterprise leading to a strengthened cyber security posture.

Red Owl Analytics: Enabling information security and compliance teams to proactively tackle insider risk

CTOvision

Red Owl Analytics is a highly regarded provider of a software solution that enables security and compliance teams to proactively tackle their most pressing problem-- insider risk. Guy finished his Army career as a special assistant to the Director of the National Security Agency.

Join Women in Cybersecurity This Week in Dallas

CTOvision

Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) is hosting its third annual Women in Cybersecurity event on March 31 through April 2 at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport. WiCyS continues to innovatively expand its mission to bring together women in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry. Any individual or organization interested in supporting recruiting and retention efforts for women in cybersecurity is encouraged to participate. Katie Kennedy.

Prepare for The Cyber Threat : What Executives Need to Know to Manage Risk

CTOvision

Cybersecurity is one of the most high-profile topics for organizations today and one of their biggest sources of risk. This is an important step and these organizations must do forensic analysis in order to assess damage, scope of the attack and opportunities for immediate remediation.

Mueller’s indictment of election hackers a cybersecurity ‘wake-up call’

The Parallax

As Dave Aitel, former NSA cybersecurity analyst and the current chief security technical officer of cybersecurity company Cyxtera tells The Parallax, the details of the indictment indicate the high level of confidence the Justice Department has in its charges. Regardless of U.S.

Panera Bread’s feckless security puts consumers at risk

The Parallax

Security researcher Dylan Houlihan says he notified Panera Bread, a chain of more than 2,000 stores in the United States, of a website vulnerability in August 2017. How to attack security issues like Google and Microsoft just did.

Lessons from the Synergy Forum: Affordability of Cybersecurity & Risk Management

CTOvision

Technology and Emerging Concepts for Enhanced Cybersecurity , the forum’s first panel discussion, consisted of David Bray, Brian Carrier, Peter Fonash, and Dean Hall, who collectively identified many of the growing opportunities and challenges in the cyber arena.

Cybersecurity and the Need for SSL Monitoring

CTOvision

Read why Kameerath Kareem says that SSL monitoring is a must for app security for every organization on DZone : The cybersecurity industry is constantly striving to stay well prepared and well ahead of new threats. Cyber Security NewsData protection was in the spotlight all through 2018. It’s a common practice for applications to collect user data like […].

NSA leader to hackers: Cybersecurity’s a team sport

The Parallax

LAS VEGAS—It wasn’t so long ago that DefCon attendees enthusiastically engaged in the conference pastime “ Spot the Fed ”—clearly separating themselves from employees of federal organizations like the National Security Agency, if not demonizing them.

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6 steps for mitigating healthcare cybersecurity threats

CTOvision

Data breaches and other cyber attacks occur far too frequently in healthcare organizations. Hospital IT departments tend to invest in their readiness against healthcare cybersecurity threats by ensuring they have tools and procedures in place to block a threat from getting into their systems in the first place. Cyber Security News

Securing voting machines means raising funds

The Parallax

When the Senate failed to move the Secure Elections Act forward in August because of White House concerns over states’ rights , coupled with funding concerns, the United States lost its best chance this year of taking steps toward patching voting machines. Why current funding to secure U.S.

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