Extending the alignment to include more Cisco products Why should you care? With so many security frameworks, it can be difficult to know where to start from. While many organizations are challenged with managing and improving their cybersecurity programs against the dynamic threat landscape, it’s not easy to pick one framework over another. So where do they start from – ISACA … [Read more...] about Cisco Secure: Supporting NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Organizations' cybersecurity capabilities have improved over the past decade, mostly out of necessity. As their defenses get better, so do the methods, tactics, and techniques malicious actors devise to penetrate their environments. Instead of the standard virus or trojan, attackers today will deploy a variety of tools and methods to infiltrate an organization's environment and … [Read more...] about Live Cybersecurity Webinar — Deconstructing Cobalt Strike
Virtually every week brings news of yet another high-profile cybersecurity attack on citizens, companies or governments. Over the last year, large parts of our world moved online. This unprecedented, large-scale digital migration has also made us ever more exposed to cybersecurity risks. Our security stance has fundamentally changed as the pandemic accelerated the transition of … [Read more...] about Delivering simplified cybersecurity to small businesses
InfoSec leaders tend to be a specific type. Their jobs require them to think of possible threats, take actions that may not pay immediate results, plan for unknown security risks, and react quickly when emergencies arise, often before the morning's first coffee. The high-stakes position also means that CISOs need to keep their knowledge and skills sharp – you can never really … [Read more...] about Check Your Cybersecurity Skills On This New Competition Site
Perhaps due to the nature of the position, the InfoSec leadership roles tend to be solitary ones. CISOs, or their equivalent decision-makers in organizations without the role, have so many constant drains on their attention – keeping their knowledge fresh, building plans to secure their organizations further – that they often find themselves on an island. It's even more … [Read more...] about A New Slack channel for Cybersecurity Leaders Outside of the Fortune 2000
In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, we reached out to a group of women security experts and asked them, “Who has meant the most to you as an ally? And how has this impacted your career?” We then compiled their answers into an e-Book, Lifting Each Other Up: A Celebration of Women in Cybersecurity and Their Advocates. This resource illuminates how some of … [Read more...] about Here for Change: 12 Groups Supporting Women in Cybersecurity
The cybersecurity industry is hiring. In November 2018, The New York Times reported that a total of 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs would be available but go unfilled by 2021. This employment gap increased in the year that followed. (ISC)2 estimated at the end of 2019 that it would take 4.07 million trained professionals to fill all available cybersecurity positions—a 62% … [Read more...] about 11 Resources to Help You Get Started in the Cybersecurity Industry
People talk about the cybersecurity job market like it's a monolith, but there are a number of different roles within cybersecurity, depending not only on your skill level and experience but on what you like to do. In fact, Cybercrime Magazine came up with a list of 50 cybersecurity job titles, while CyberSN, a recruiting organization, came up with its own list of 45 … [Read more...] about What are the different roles within cybersecurity?
Fresh out of college at Emory University (go Eagles!), I landed a strategy consulting role with a top firm and headed to Washington, DC. The work was challenging and provided an amazing view into the inner workings of some amazing clients across a broad range of markets. While I enjoyed the job, I wanted more. I wanted to be closer to the action and execution, but I needed to … [Read more...] about How Cybersecurity Found Me: My Career Journey
Behind the strategies and solutions needed to counter today's cyber threats are—dedicated cybersecurity researchers. They spend their lives dissecting code and analyzing incident reports to discover how to stop the bad guys. But what drives these specialists? To understand the motivations for why these cybersecurity pros do what they do, we decided to talk with cybersecurity … [Read more...] about What Does It Take To Be a Cybersecurity Researcher?