#cybersecurity | #comptia | #info | Amid a Major Skills Shortage, CISOs Are Turning to Security Analytics and Threat Intelligence | #cybersecurity | #informationsecurity

Studies focused on cybersecurity as a profession find each year that skills in the area are rare, and expensive at that. This year is no different. While IT leaders are starting to take steps to mitigate this issue, organizations worldwide remain at risk for doing too little, too late. Data……

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#hacking | #kids | #school | Bitcoin (BTC) Criminals Exploit COVID-19 Disaster by Attacking Hospitals with Ransomware: Interpol | #cybersecurity | #informationsecurity

Bitcoin (BTC) Criminals Exploit COVID-19 Disaster by Attacking Hospitals with Ransomware: Interpol | Fintech Zoom – World Finance Search START TYPING AND PRESS ENTER TO SEARCH Click here to go to the original source and author to this story. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Get your CompTIA A+, Network+ White Hat-Hacker, Certified Web…

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#computersecurity | #networkplus | why a provider is a business no-brainer – | #cybersecurity | #informationsecurity

Changing business practices and advancements in technology have increased cybersecurity risk exposure for business; that much is a given. But equally, increased connectivity and mobility, evermore reliance on the cloud and a culture of digital transformation have made managed security services a business no-brainer. Security professionals are an expensive essential…

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#infosec | A 4-Step Approach to …

Sound insider threat detection programs combine contextual data and a thorough knowledge of employee roles and behaviors to pinpoint the biggest risks. How does a company with 25,000 employees and a four-person insider threat team detect and mitigate its insider threats? Or, to put the math more simply, how does…

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#infosec | Security Ratings Are a Dangerous Fantasy

They don’t predict breaches, and they don’t help people make valuable business decisions or make users any safer. Security professionals don’t like security ratings, also known as cybersecurity risk scores. Partly this is because people don’t like being criticized. But mostly it’s because security ratings don’t work, and cannot work…

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#infosec | Time for Insider-Threat Programs to Grow Up

Immature programs attempting to protect against damaging attacks by insiders run the risk of alienating employees. The vast majority of companies have embarked on establishing an insider-threat program, but most struggle to create mature processes for detecting and responding to employee-created risk.  In its Insider Threat Report published last year, for…

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#cybersecurity | WatchGuard’s New Ruggedized Appliance Brings Simplified, Enterprise-Grade Security to Harsh Industrial Environments

I’ve been ‘watching’ WatchGuard go through many evolutions and transformations, while leading the SMB firewall market with fully loaded UTM solutions, starting with tiny little boxes that scale.  Given the fact that so many critical infrastructures – from power plants, to water distribution facilities to oil rigs are all now…

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