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How to Separate and Secure Social Media

Separate and Secure Social Media Social media is an outlet for infinite amounts of sharing, communication and public information. Attackers can use various bits of information from your public social media profiles, everything from your birth date to where you went to school for damage.  Due to the popularity and traffic on these platforms, separating personal [...]

2018-07-13T19:23:38+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Comments Off on How to Separate and Secure Social Media

The Five Steps To Your Seat At The C-Suite

Do you aspire to reach an executive level position in cyber security? Smart goal. Check out this cyber security career path to get you to the C-Suite. The average CISO earns $156,000[i] a year and you probably already know there’s a high demand for cyber security professionals, as there are more than 200,000 unfilled positions[ii] [...]

2018-06-19T13:34:38+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity, Infographics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Five Steps To Your Seat At The C-Suite

CIA Hacking Isn’t Your Biggest Worry, Simple Mistakes Are

When reports surfaced recently that U.S. federal agencies have the ability to spy on ordinary users via phones, TV sets and other online devices, outrage sounded across the web. But why were so many people surprised? Global cybercrime makes headlines with increasing regularity, from the now-infamous Target breach in 2013 to the newly discovered hack of 1 billion Yahoo accounts (the largest in [...]

2018-03-20T21:21:33+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on CIA Hacking Isn’t Your Biggest Worry, Simple Mistakes Are

Cyber Security Career Straightalk: Where to Begin

Cyber Security Career Straightalk: Where to begin Interested in a career in cyber security but don’t know where to start? It can certainly be confusing trying to make sense out of all the information and recommendations that are out there. There is, however, some consensus among companies, educators, and IT professionals as to some best [...]

Maintaining Security As the Number of Connected Devices Grows

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to improve make life easier, but it also opens a new avenue for cyber attacks. Producers, users and cybersecurity professionals need to be proactive when it comes to security. Having an increasing number of objects tied to the internet makes life more convenient: individuals can monitor their health, make [...]

2018-07-17T21:30:39+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Maintaining Security As the Number of Connected Devices Grows

Leading Women in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity, one of the fastest growing technology fields today, marked by a zero percent unemployment rate, with a significant shortfall of talented professionals, surprisingly has only 11% of the workforce represented by females globally, a statistic that has been stagnant since 2013. As industry leaders continue expansion efforts in recruitment of key talent, here are 3 [...]

2018-04-23T00:22:45+00:00Categories: Uncategorized, Women|Comments Off on Leading Women in Cybersecurity

Top 6 Skills You Need for a Career in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand across a wide range of industries. That’s why it pays to invest in building the cybersecurity skills you’ll need to set up a lucrative, long-term career. Demand for cybersecurity professionals is up across industries as organizations seek protection against the ever-increasing threat of cyber crime. According to a 2015 report by Burning Glass Technologies, demand for cybersecurity professionals [...]

2018-03-20T20:49:54+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top 6 Skills You Need for a Career in Cybersecurity

Attracting and Retaining Women in Cybersecurity: A Q&A with Jane Frankland

Is the lack of diversity in cybersecurity actually making us less secure? Jane Frankland of Cyber Security Capital believes so. She shares her insights on how more diversity in the information security sector can mitigate risks. It’s well-documented that the tech industry has struggled with improving diversity in its workforce. It’s an even bigger problem in the cybersecurity sector. [...]

2018-03-26T13:05:27+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Attracting and Retaining Women in Cybersecurity: A Q&A with Jane Frankland

Can Security Measures Go Too Far?

With such precision focus on cyber security among businesses over the past several years, it’s understandable that many are taking security to a new level. But what happens when passwords, authentication, and other methods become too cumbersome? Can there actually be such a thing as too much security – or should businesses always err on the side of caution? With cyber security issues plaguing [...]

2018-03-20T18:59:18+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Comments Off on Can Security Measures Go Too Far?

Confirming Security: Project Zero

Symantec has been a leading name in the security sector for the last 15 years with wide success in enterprise security. The company is most recognizable through its consumer side, Norton anti-virus software. With so much prestige in the market it may be surprising to know that Project Zero, a Google-sponsored group of security analysts, have [...]

2018-02-25T20:53:54+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Comments Off on Confirming Security: Project Zero