K-12 Data Security Tips from PowerSchool’s Chief Information Security Officer

PowerSchool

By Rich Gay, Chief Information Security Officer & VP of Development , PowerSchool . No school or district can be 100 percent safe from cybersecurity attacks. Las t year alone, there were 122 data security incidents reported at K-12 schools, according to a recent report by the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center. The good news is that there are many ways to be proactive and secure your student and staff information.

Q&A with John Masserini, Chief Information Security Officer at Millicom

Sailpoint

In this Q&A we spoke with John Masserini, chief information security officer at international telecommunications provider Millicom. Masserini talks with us about his interesting career path in information security, cloud security, and identity management.

How to put crowd-hacking to work for your organization

TechBeacon

The hacking business is huge, and global spending on cybersecurity is growing, increasing demand for cybersecurity specialists. Security, Information Security, Information Security (Info Sec At the same time, the data breach landscape will expand concurrently with the growth of the virtual population.

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’.

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.

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.

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

Leading Cybersecurity Officials Keynote GovEdge 2019

Tenable

Vulnerability management was the centerpiece of Tenable’s public sector user conference, where cybersecurity and government leaders came together to explore ways to close their Cyber Exposure gap.

Cybersecurity Style Guide helps you write like a hacker

The Parallax

The Bishop Fox Cybersecurity Style Guide , published last week , was developed over the last year and a half to fill a vacuum, says its lead editor, Brianne Hughes. My real goal was to bridge the gap between people who are writing in security, and the people who have to read that.”.

Security vs Compliance | Hacking In To Cybersecurity

Linux Academy

Welcome back to another iteration of Hacking In To Cybersecurity! Our previous posts in this series have focused on informing you, the reader, on how to land a job in the cybersecurity career field , but we’re going to switch gears in this episode and talk about something that every security professional needs to understand: Does Compliance equal Security? Security Defined. Security vs Compliance. Security and Compliance Work Together.

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.

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 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.

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.

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?”

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.,

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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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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

AI and machine learning will require retraining your entire organization

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

When we asked what held back their adoption of AI technologies, respondents cited a few reasons, including some that pertained to culture, organization, and skills: [23%] Company culture does not yet recognize needs for AI. [18%]

Why Most Organizations Don’t Get Risk

The New Stack

Surprisingly, most organizations claim to deliver software with “acceptable business risk” — even though the majority does not actually measure it. Only 15% of respondents say their test suites reliably provide a good indication of acceptable business risk for their organization.

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.

Chernobyl’s lessons for critical-infrastructure cybersecurity

The Parallax

The organization offers aid to communities decimated by industrial accidents, and that includes caring for the Chernobyl dogs , many of whom die young due to malnourishment, disease, predators, harsh weather, a lack of shelter, and Chernobyl’s notorious environmental contamination.

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

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.

Rise of the Machines: Cybersecurity No Longer Lives in Castles

Edgewise

In cybersecurity, the “castle and moat” analogy has served the community well. The imagery of high walls and wide moats exemplifies network security perimeter models. Data Protection application security cybersecurity zero trust segmentation

Identity is Security: Cybersecurity Hamster Wheel

Sailpoint

Especially when it comes to cybersecurity, that’s why this headline caught my attention this week: Too many tools and services can cause confusion and prove a waste of cybersecurity budget. And with that, I want to know: what did you read in cybersecurity news this week?

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.

Motorola Solutions: Driving a Thriving Security Culture

DevOps.com

It’s crunch time in the cybersecurity industry. Customer data is the new gold, and some organizations are leaving the door to their vault wide open. In saying that, secure development is complex and […].

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.

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.