Ron Gula practices what he preaches. The cybersecurity industry veteran who formerly led a market-leading vendor now works as an investor and philanthropist and focuses on expanding inclusivity - most recently via a $1 million grant to nonprofits that promote neurodivergent opportunities in cyber.
Threats from API and application vulnerabilities increased in 2022, but ransomware, human error and hygiene continue to pose the greatest threats to organizations, according to findings from CyberTheory's 2022 Performance Study. CyberTheory's Steve King shares how education can make a difference.
Every industry has unique jargon and buzzwords, and cybersecurity is no different. The challenge faced by IT professionals across the globe is how to engage employees effectively in their role in making better online decisions. Breaking down the technical elements into non-technical elements is not as easy as you...
Pooja Agrawalla says young people trying to enter the cybersecurity field should pursue fundamental skills instead of certifications. The global head of identity and access management at NXP Semiconductors also discusses her career challenges and how learning something every day keeps her going.
Beyond advising the seniormost levels of the business in the strategic use of technology, the need to recruit new cybersecurity professionals often also tops the list of tasks facing today's security leaders, says Rob Hornbuckle, CISO of Allegiant Air.
The UK Cyber Security Council is responsible for running the cybersecurity industry’s Cyber Certified Professional scheme. The council seeks to set the standard for chartered cybersecurity professionals and align with qualifications and certifications in the sector, says council CEO Simon Hepburn.
The focus on automation, tooling and reactive responses to cyber threats can no longer stand alone against an increasingly sophisticated threat landscape, where attackers are also employing advanced tools to successfully breach even the most protected networks and systems. What is needed is a human-led approach to...
In 2021, the supply of cybersecurity professionals increased across the globe, with the exception of the Asia-Pacific region and some parts of Europe, says (ISC)² CEO Clar Rosso. She discusses factors behind the workforce gap and how a diverse team can improve resolution of cybersecurity problems.
Sophos and Tech Research Australia (TRA) have collaborated again to bring you the second edition of the Future of Cybersecurity in Asia Pacific and Japan report.
Based on a comprehensive study of 900 business decision makers across APJ, this report unveils insights into the issues faced and what has changed...
Microsoft launched a four-year campaign on Thursday with community colleges in the U.S. aimed at recruiting hundreds of thousands of people into the field of cybersecurity. The goal is to fill an expected shortfall of 250,000 workers in cybersecurity, which Microsoft says means rising risk.
Of all the areas under his direction - business continuity, GRC, data governance - third-party risk is the most challenging, says Peter Gregory, senior director of cyber GRC at GCI General Communications Inc. "Their breach is my breach," he says, offering mitigation advice.
Accreditation organization CREST has concluded an investigation into whether NCC Group employees cheated on its penetration-testing exams, finding that the cybersecurity business's training materials violated its rules. It says NCC Group has agreed to overhaul its processes and demonstrate compliance.
DevOps and the continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline are revolutionizing application development, test, and cloud delivery, enabling developers to write the application code and define the cloud infrastructure. But where is cloud security?
Shifting left allows cloud security to scale...
Today, security is everyone’s business—and it’s the foundation of everything you do in the cloud. AWS Cloud security training helps you build your skills quickly and effectively—with the flexibility to learn on your own terms.
Improving your security expertise can give you the confidence to innovate more...