What does prioritizing cybersecurity at the leadership level entail?

Week after week, month after month, shareholder cyber lawsuits hit the news. Capital One settles for $190 million. A class-action lawsuit was filed against Ultimate Kronos Group for alleged negligence regarding a ransomware attack, identifying a poor c… Continue reading What does prioritizing cybersecurity at the leadership level entail?

Three New Magnet Forensics Training Certifications Now Available to Demonstrate Your Expertise

One of the many exciting things we at Magnet Forensics unveiled at Magnet Summit 2022 was the introduction of three brand new free certification programs—giving you an opportunity to showcase your expert-level competence with Magnet Forensics products … Continue reading Three New Magnet Forensics Training Certifications Now Available to Demonstrate Your Expertise

An offensive mindset is crucial for effective cyber defense

As ransomware attacks continue to increase and cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated, the federal government has implemented a more proactive approach when it comes to cybersecurity. As evidenced by its stated strategy to adopt a zero trust ar… Continue reading An offensive mindset is crucial for effective cyber defense

Nothing personal: Training employees to identify a spear phishing attack

Phishing attacks began years ago as simple spam, designed to trick recipients into visiting sites and becoming customers. In the meantime, they have morphed into a worldwide criminal industry. In recent years, threat actors have refined their methods o… Continue reading Nothing personal: Training employees to identify a spear phishing attack

Tackling the threats posed by shadow IT

While remote technologies have allowed businesses to shift their workforces online, this flexibility has created a swathe of challenges for IT teams who must provide a robust security framework for their organization – encompassing all the person… Continue reading Tackling the threats posed by shadow IT

Cybersecurity skills shortage: Could training, certifications and diversity be a solution?

Fortinet released a report which reveals that the cybersecurity skills shortage continues to have multiple challenges and repercussions for organizations, including the occurrence of security breaches and subsequently loss of money. As a result, the sk… Continue reading Cybersecurity skills shortage: Could training, certifications and diversity be a solution?

Is cybersecurity talent shortage a myth?

In this interview for Help Net Security, Ricardo Villadiego, CEO at Lumu, explains why he thinks the cybersecurity talent shortage is a myth and how organizations can overcome this challenge by improving technology. There’s been a lot of talk lat… Continue reading Is cybersecurity talent shortage a myth?

86% of developers don’t prioritize application security

Secure Code Warrior released findings from its survey, which found that developers’ actions and attitudes toward software security are in conflict. While many developers acknowledge the importance of applying a security-led approach in the software dev… Continue reading 86% of developers don’t prioritize application security

Prioritizing cybersecurity training during the onboarding process

In this interview with Help Net Security, Brent Johnson, CISO at Bluefin, talks about the importance of making cybersecurity training a priority for every organization and why is this often a difficult goal to achieve. There has been a lot of talk abou… Continue reading Prioritizing cybersecurity training during the onboarding process