How to Build the Most Effective Information Security Framework

Tenable

Build a comprehensive defense of against cyberattacks with a strong information security framework that leverages the world's best standards and infosec tools. . A term like "information security framework" can be interpreted in many different ways, and as such, there are a number of overlapping standards throughout the infosec field. . If your organization falls under their purview, their rules have to be part of your information security program.

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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Guide to Serverless Information Security

Stackery

Information security & serverless applications. Information security (infosec) is a broad field. After all, the mandate for security is not “do X”, but instead “ensure no one can do X, Y, Z, ?, ?, ?, fallbacks for network-level security (where necessary). Fallbacks for network-Level security (where necessary). We need a way to create a secure tunnel between ourselves and the private resources in the virtual network.

31 cybersecurity stats that matter

TechBeacon

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

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Meet Boston’s First Chief Information Security Officer

Sailpoint

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.

10 Tips for Maintaining Information Security During Layoffs

CTOvision

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, […].

5 ways to attract the best information security pros

TechBeacon

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. While this is great progress, we still have lots of work to do if we're going to meet our workforce needs.

Close your cybersecurity skills gap with untapped talent

TechBeacon

Across all industries and organizations of all sizes, the cybersecurity skills gap continues to pose challenges. Security, Information Security, IT Hiring, CareersChanges to the economy and to the workplace due to the COVID-19?pandemic pandemic are compounding the problem.

Information Security Spending: Don’t Be Fooled by Overconfidence

The New Stack

Spending on information security continues to increase, but those gains may decelerate as companies become more confident in their security posture. Although many reports show that cybersecurity is a top driver of technology spending, Scale Venture Partners’ recent survey of 300 executives responsible for security decisions also found that they are increasingly confident in their ability to handle a variety of risks.

The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.

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

Sailpoint

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.

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.

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

TechBeacon

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

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’.

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.

Georgia bill could stifle the state’s booming cybersecurity community

The Parallax

A new bill winding its way through the Georgia state senate has cybersecurity experts on alert. As Senate Bill 315 is currently written, academics and independent security researchers alike could be subject to prosecution in Georgia alongside malicious hackers.

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.

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).

How to End the War Between Information Security and IT Operations

The New Stack

Currently leading Puppet’s interest in helping DevOps teams with secure digital transformations by automating away mundane parts of work, freeing humans and computers to both do what they are good at. Previously Jonathan built collateral calculators for Global Financial Exchanges, trading systems for derivatives, and solutions that secure most of the Fortune 100. The most significant barrier is caused by the difference in automation tools used by IT and security.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

With this approach, you turn features off and on through visibility controls, conditional logic, and your application’s security model. You need to be able to use your existing security. leveraging adaptive security models >. security • Dashboards • Widgets • Pages • Tables.

AI and cybersecurity: 3 things your team needs to know

TechBeacon

Security, Information Security, Predictive AnalyticsCyber attacks targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices, the rise of state-sponsored incidents targeting both businesses and rival governments, and rate of attempted cyber attacks of approximately one every 39 seconds all paint an alarming picture.

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9 disruptive security plays from RSAC 2019

TechBeacon

Bad actors have always had the edge in cybersecurity. After all, the good guys have to secure everything, while the bad guys need find only one vulnerability. Security, Information Security, Information Security (Info Sec), Special Coverage: RSA Conference 2019

The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference at Oak Ridge Tn, 7-9 April 2015

CTOvision

The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference, 7-9 April 2015, will be held at the Conference Center, 2nd Floor, Building 5200, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The conference brings together cyber security researchers, program managers, decision makers, security vendors, and practitioners to discuss many challenging tasks and novel solutions pertaining to cyber security. By Charles Hall.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Is it time to review your approach?

TechBeacon

For most folks, October is a month for ghosts and goblins, but for the last 15 years the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) have had a different emphasis: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCAM). Security, Information Security, Information Security (Info Sec

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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

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. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features. may feel optional—until suddenly it’s not.

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.

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.

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.”.

United We Stand: Support for Coalfire Consultants and The Information Security Community

SecureWorks

United We Stand: Support for Coalfire Consultants and The Information Security Community Recent events have broad implications for penetration testing, potentially making organizations more vulnerable to legitimate criminals. Recent events have broad implications for penetration testing, potentially making organizations more vulnerable to legitimate criminals. Threats & Defenses Leadership

The Definitive Guide to Creating a Reliable Mobile App

Hear from Product Managers across a variety of industries on what they see as most important for ensuring mobile reliability, and gain a better understanding of what it takes to build scalable and secure mobile apps.

Netflix Information Security: Preventing Credential Compromise in AWS

Netflix TechBlog

Today, we would like to share two additional layers of security: API enforcement and metadata protection. For more information on how the AWS services mentioned work, see the Background section at the end of this post. Coupling a Metadata proxy with API enforcement increases the security stance of your AWS environment, implementing defense in depth protections. Will Bengtson, for Netflix Security Tools and Operations Background What is a credential?

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RSA 2019: Tracking the state of cybersecurity

TechBeacon

Next week, more than 40,000 members of the security community will arrive in San Francisco to attend the annual RSA Conference, now in its 27th year. Security, Information Security, RSA Conference 2019, Information Security (Info Sec), DevOps Security, Application Security (App Sec There, they will find a smorgasbord of speakers, sessions, and an expo where hundreds of companies will be displaying their wares.

Is an open-source SOC right for your organization?

TechBeacon

On paper, creating a security operations center (SOC) based on open-source tools is very attractive. Companies gain a variety of necessary cybersecurity capabilities without relying on proprietary technology, with very few up-front costs and with no licensing fees.

Cybersecurity On Call: Balancing Connectivity and Cybersecurity with Paul Roberts

Cloudera

LockState learned a hard lesson around cyber and IoT security –as well as customer trust. To learn more about how the industry is balancing connectivity with cybersecurity, we have invited Paul Roberts to join us. Paul is the founder and Editor in Chief of The Security Ledger, an independent security news website that explores the intersection of cyber security with the Internet of Things.

Iterate Your Way to a Top Analytics Product Experience

Speaker: Richard Cheng, Associate Product Manager, Mark43

To fix traditionally paper-heavy and error-prone processes, they needed a secure and easy-to-use product experience that simplified and unified crime data collection and management. Mark43 is on a mission to bring public safety data management into the 21st century.