Cybersecurity vs. Network Security vs. Information Security


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How to Build the Most Effective Information Security Framework


Build a comprehensive defense of against cyberattacks with a strong information security framework that leverages the world's best standards and infosec tools. . If your organization falls under their purview, their rules have to be part of your information security program.


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Skill Shortages Causing Cybersecurity Lag


"Cybersecurity teams are struggling to keep up." Security, Data Security, IT Hiring, Information Security (Info Sec), Compliance & Regulation, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Digital Transformation

Information Security: Is it a good career for you?


Thinking about getting into information security. Here’s what to expect if you’re looking to get into the field, and how to get your foot in the door

Best Practices for Deploying & Scaling Embedded Analytics

Today, sophisticated capabilities such as adaptive security, predictive analytics, workflow, and writeback are taking analytics far beyond basic dashboards and reports. With cutting-edge capabilities like these, application teams are able to differentiate their products from the competition.

How One Podcast Is Addressing Cybersecurity Threats


Whether or not you observe National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, you’re probably more aware than ever of cybersecurity threats. Security, Application Security, Information Security (Info Sec T he FBI saw reported cybercrime costs approach $7 billion in 2021. Meanwhile, 82% of CIOs believe their software infrastructure is vulnerable to cyberattacks.

Meet Boston’s First Chief Information Security Officer


Walsh announced Greg McCarthy’s appointment as the city’s first chief information security officer (CISO). McCarthy will lead the cybersecurity team within the Department of Innovation and Technology. In this interview, we discuss his career, how the role of cybersecurity has changed within the city, and how security in the public sector can be different than in the private sector. I started as a project manager and was the second person on the security team.

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


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.

700K more cybersecurity workers, but still a talent shortage


For the second year in a row, the global shortage of cybersecurity workers has eased, but it's still not time to celebrate, much less relax. Security, Information Security, IT Hiring


How machine learning impacts information security

O'Reilly on Data

Burt and cybersecurity pioneer Daniel Geer recently released a must-read white paper (“Flat Light”) that provides a great framework for how to think about information security in the age of big data and AI. They list important changes to the information landscape and offer suggestions on how to alleviate some of the new risks introduced by the rise of machine learning and AI. Continue reading How machine learning impacts information security

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Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Why cybersecurity pros need to learn how to code


There is an age-old debate in security: Should cybersecurity professionals know how to code? Security, Information Security, CareersShould they invest the time and effort to learn?

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Elevate Security unveils cybersecurity surface management platform


US cybersecurity startup Elevate Security (Elevate) has launched an attack surface management platform that uses a customized and automated response to employee risk throughout an organization to overcome the unaddressed problems caused due to human errors. News Elevate Security

31 cybersecurity stats that matter


Enterprise organizations have a lot to deal with these days on the cybersecurity front. Security, Information Security, Information Security (Info Sec

9 strategic cybersecurity outcomes CISOs should focus on


Over the past two years, chief information security officers have had to face an increasingly hostile cybersecurity landscape, with cyberattacks continuing to rise in volume, velocity, and sophistication—a situation aggravated by the borderless IT environment many CISOs find themselves working in.


Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

5 ways to attract the best information security pros


Security, Information Security, Special Coverage: RSA Conference 2020, RSA Conference, CareersRSA Conference 2020 was focused on the human element for the first time, and thankfully so.

The cybersecurity resource problem: 4 ways to get proactive


Resources have always been a problem when it comes to cybersecurity. You are not always rewarded for doing security they way you are when you develop a new business application quickly. This usually leads to security teams being understaffed and overworked.

Cybersecurity Q&A with Dave Elfering, VP information security at Werner Enterprises


Dave Elfering, currently Vice President of information security has also witnessed a considerable amount of growth and change over his career when it comes to information security. In 1997, Elfering began working at Werner as a project manager to help the company build its online presence and secure its data. Tell us how you got interested and eventually started in information security? I started writing a lot of security policies.

The state of the cybersecurity job field: 5 key factors you need to know


Many cybersecurity team leaders continue to face challenges in finding qualified cybersecurity professionals to fill jobs at their organizations, despite the relatively high salaries and stability associated with jobs in the field. Security, Information Security, Careers

The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Empowering employees can change the security dynamic


Information security professionals have long viewed the end user as the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain, but that is changing. Security, Information Security, Cyber Resilience


Close your cybersecurity skills gap with untapped talent


Across all industries and organizations of all sizes, the cybersecurity skills gap continues to pose challenges. Security, Information Security, IT Hiring, Careers

Standardizing Federal Cybersecurity With DevSecOps

Integrating security into the development process […]. The post Standardizing Federal Cybersecurity With DevSecOps appeared first on Blogs Continuous Delivery Continuous Testing DevOps Culture DevSecOps Cybersecurity devsecops federal agencies software security

Build your cybersecurity A-team: 7 recruiting tips


million cybersecurity jobs unfilled this year, the recruiting and retaining of information security pros has become more important than ever. Security, Information Security, IT Hiring, CareersWith more than 3.5

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

Why this cybersecurity executive order is no different than the last EOs


President Biden’s recent “Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity” has been hailed by many as a significant step forward in protecting the infrastructure of the United States against the serious threats that it faces.

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. In this post, I’ll fill you in about some of the available jobs in information security and what it takes to succeed in each one. First off, there are many different jobs within information security. Security Analyst (Blue Teamer).

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Update your cybersecurity practices: Shift to cyber resilience


As the world becomes more digitally connected, the need for strong cybersecurity practices is increasing exponentially. Security, Information Security, Cyber Resilience

10 Tips for Maintaining Information Security During Layoffs


Read Joan Goodchild list 10 information security tips for companies during layoffs on Dark Reading: Business disruption and the financial toll brought on by the COVID-19 has forced many companies, […].

MLOps 101: The Foundation for Your AI Strategy

Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) allows organizations to alleviate many of the issues on the path to AI with ROI by providing a technological backbone for managing the machine learning lifecycle through automation and scalability.

From Solar Sunrise to Solar Winds: The Questionable Value of Two Decades of Cybersecurity Advice

Haft of the Spear

While the Ware Report of 1970 codified the foundations of the computer security discipline, it was the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection report of 1997 that expanded those requirements into recommendations for both discrete entities as well as the nascent communities that were growing in and around the Internet. A Brief History of Cybersecurity Advice. What impact has all this good advice had on the state of cybersecurity? The security poverty line.

Secure your IoT: Why smart attack and insider threat detection is key


What keeps cybersecurity professionals up at night? IoT can present some scary challenges for information security pros. Security, Information Security, Micro Focus Author, Micro Focus Security Author, Internet of Things (IoT), Native-Ad

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Why Healthcare Systems Need To Prioritize Cybersecurity

Daffodil Software

This is why C-suite stakeholders, Chief Information Officers (CIO), and senior leaders of healthcare outfits need to stop viewing cybersecurity as a purely technical issue. Patient information security, enterprise integrity, and strategic priorities are all reliant on cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity 2030

Haft of the Spear

Discussions about cybersecurity overwhelmingly focus on the recent, which are our responses to the design and engineering decisions of the past. Envisioning a world where cybersecurity problems are solved allows us to assess what potential futures are worth striving for, understand what it takes to realize those futures, and identify the signals that indicate either forward progress, or being led astray. Corporate IT security starategies are plodding beasts.

Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

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. For the report’s conclusion, 21 health care professionals, clinicians, policy experts, and cybersecurity experts had signed off on using the word “critical” to describe the condition of health care cybersecurity. READ MORE FROM ‘NO PANACEA FOR MEDICAL CYBERSECURITY’.

AI and cybersecurity: Why machine learning is a threat detection game-changer


Organizations are deluged with billions of security events every day, far too many for human analysts to cope with. But security analysts have a powerful ally in their corner: machine learning is tipping the advantage toward defenders. Security, Information Security, Machine Learning

Is ad fraud a cybersecurity problem?

The Parallax

Should chief information security officers at companies hit by ad fraud take a stronger role in stopping it? Taylor believes that at the very least, CISOs should use lessons from the cybersecurity world to encourage their employers to become more engaged with the ad fraud challenge.

Planbox Achieves ISO 27001, 27017 and 27018 Information Security Certification


Planbox becomes compliant with the highest international information security standards. With these certifications, customers can be assured that Planbox has implemented the necessary systems and processes for the ongoing protection of their information.

Shift Left Security? Development Does Not Want to Own It.

Speaker: Shlomo Bielak, CTO, Benchmark Corp

Shifting security left to the earliest part of development is currently in the spotlight in the developer world. What teams are now discovering is, this approach results in misdirected ownership for developers and a frustrated security team. In the current climate, we cannot afford to let security implementations falter. It's time to manage your team's energies to maximize DevOps efficiency, all the while maintaining top security standards. Join Shlomo Bielak, and learn how to keep your DevSecOps team focused and connected without creating silos.