Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, March 26-30

A new week, a new crop of security stories. Last week,  U.S. infrastructure vulnerability to hacking,  shortage of cybersecurity skills, PCI compliance and GDPR compliance issues made headlines, as well as Critical vulnerability in Drupal-based Websites . Missed out on any of the news? Here are the five most-read stories on Security Boulevard to help you out.


GDPR Countdown Checklist: 3 Strategic To-Do’s for Cybersecurity Teams

Over the past two years, many IT security teams began working closely with their business unit colleagues on implementing new security solutions, or upgrading existing ones, to help ready their enterprises for complying with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).As the May 25 enforcement deadline nears, organizations are finalizing ...
Drupal Websites at Risk Due to Highly Critical Vulnerability

Drupal Websites at Risk Due to Highly Critical Vulnerability

The Drupal Project has released patches for a highly critical vulnerability that affects all supported versions of the popular CMS, is very easy to exploit and can lead to a complete compromise of affected websites.The vulnerability, which the Drupal Security Team warned users to prepare for since last week, exists ...
Multicultural Cybersecurity Workforce Benefits

Benefits of a Multicultural Cybersecurity Workforce

As was the case for the American workforce during World War II, the enormous dearth of talent in the cybersecurity industry presents unprecedented opportunities for women and minorities to fill the jobs gap. According to a new (ICS)2 study, “Innovation Through Inclusion: The Multicultural Cybersecurity Workforce,” minorities represent only one-quarter ...

Real-Time Analytics for PCI Compliance

When the PCI Security Standards Council bans SSL/early TLS in June 2018, you’ll need real-time network analytics to maintain compliance. Here’s why.On June 30, any business that handles credit card data will be required by the Payment Card Information (PCI) Security Standards Council to eliminate the weak cryptographic protocols SSL ...
U.S. Infrastructure Vulnerable Russia

U.S. Infrastructure Vulnerable to Russia (and Others)?

The U.S. Cyber Emergency Response Team (US-CERT) issued an alert March 15, “Russian Government Cyber Activity Targeting Energy and Other Critical Infrastructure Sectors” – Alert TA18-074A. It wasn’t necessarily an ah-ha moment for those in the information security profession, but the level of detail provided within the alert served to ...
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Saleem Padani

Saleem Padani

Saleem is a highly accomplished business, marketing and technology leader with track-record of success in startups, mid-size and large technology and professional services organizations, currently the COO at MediaOps, Worldwide Program Director & Technical Evangelist at IBM, Director of Industry Solutions at Neuvis, Co-founder & Vice President of LexiBridge and Senior Software Architect at DataEase International. Saleem has passion for leading and empowering global teams to drive new initiatives, leveraging broad & deep business, strategic, marketing, technical and solution delivery skills. Saleem has an Executive M.B.A, from University of Texas at Dallas, Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering.

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