Empower through Design: Making Technology Inherently Safer

Empower through Design: Making Technology Inherently Safer

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Posted on Oct 21, 2020by Lesley Nuttall Imagine being terrified of technology. Being fearful to leave the home, afraid to connect with friends and scared that if you do not follow every single rule, the all-seeing devices in your home will know—and so will your abuser. This isn’t some fictional, ... Read More
The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is Swelling at a Frightening Pace

The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is Swelling at a Frightening Pace

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Posted on Oct 20, 2020by Robert Ackerman Jr. By technology industry standards, the phrase “cybersecurity workforce development” has a promising ring, suggests cybersecurity skills can always be improved and might be expected to help attract qualified young cyber-workers interested in a bright future. But does it really mean much in ... Read More
#BeCyberSmart: Each One Teach One

#BeCyberSmart: Each One Teach One

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Posted on Oct 19, 2020by Yolonda Smith With this year’s theme of ‘Do Your Part, #BeCyberSmart’, I really focused on the ‘do your part’ … part. It’s super easy for those of us who live and work in this space to forget why we do this: We’re here to make ... Read More
Weekly News Roundup October 12-16, 2020

Weekly News Roundup October 12-16, 2020

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Posted on Oct 16, 2020by Kacy Zurkus In any industry, it’s not uncommon for terms to get conflated. A policy is not a procedure. Compliance is not security. And cybersecurity is not resilience. “In a nutshell, cybersecurity describes a company’s ability to protect against and avoid the increasing threat from ... Read More
For Many, Home Is the New Workplace. Here’s Some Practical Cybersecurity Advice.

For Many, Home Is the New Workplace. Here’s Some Practical Cybersecurity Advice.

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Posted on Oct 15, 2020by Caroline Wong Even before COVID struck, many of us in the tech industry were relying on a laptop, smartphone or an Internet connection to do our jobs. Now that we’re what feels like countless months into a global pandemic, that’s even more true. (And it’s ... Read More
Not Prepared for 2020? There’s Another Election Soon to Follow!

Not Prepared for 2020? There’s Another Election Soon to Follow!

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Posted on Oct 14, 2020by Jamire Austin Within the incident response (IR) team, you establish the authority to make decisions and report accurately to minimize incidents, reducing the attacker’s active “dwell time” within the network and ensuring you can restore operations following an incident. Assembling a team with the best ... Read More
We Need a COVID Phishing Vaccine, Now.

We Need a COVID Phishing Vaccine, Now.

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Posted on Oct 13, 2020by Dr. Salvatore Stolfo Now that National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is upon us, it serves us all to recall history. Remember those Viagra spam emails? That era led to more sophisticated pharma spam scams, which led to, in some cases, the deaths of unsuspecting victims.   ... Read More
Weekly News Roundup October 4-8, 2020

Weekly News Roundup October 4-8, 2020

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Posted on Oct 9, 2020by Kacy Zurkus As a former educator and the Content Strategist for RSA Conference, I cherish National Cybersecurity Awareness Month because so many organizations and industry publications take the time to help raise awareness and educate people. For example, in this week’s headlines, readers can find ... Read More
Intelligence Operations: We Need More Human in Cybersecurity Intelligence

Intelligence Operations: We Need More Human in Cybersecurity Intelligence

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Posted on Oct 8, 2020by Roderick Chambers What is Cybersecurity Intelligence? Threat actors impact every industry, keeping defenders reactive instead of operating in a preventive security posture. Security intelligence is the Swiss Army knife of security tools, with cybersecurity intelligence showing commitment to preventive security. Cybersecurity intelligence aggregates actionable information ... Read More
If You Connect It, Protect It

If You Connect It, Protect It

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Posted on Oct 6, 2020by Javvad Malik Probably the best £100 I’ve ever spent was on a Nest Protect. It’s a Wi-Fi enabled smoke and carbon monoxide detector. My “dumb” one worked just as well, but this one has a number of key advantages, like letting me know when my ... Read More