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A recently introduced bill, the Congressional Cybersecurity Training Resolution of 2019, requires all U.S. House members to undergo annual cybersecurity training. [Read More]
Industry professionals comment on the cybersecurity workforce executive order signed recently by U.S. President Donald Trump. [Read More]
2020 presidential campaigns are preparing for cyber threats, which includes training, mandatory use of 2FA, and phishing simulations. [Read More]
SecurityWeek’s 2019 Singapore ICS Cyber Security Conference, the largest and longest-running cybersecurity event series for industrial sectors, will take place on April 16-18 at the Fairmont Singapore & Swissôtel The Stamford. [Read More]
Security awareness training firm KnowBe4 announces a Series C funding round of up to $50 million. The latest funding values the company at over $800 million. [Read More]
Senators have recently introduced and reintroduced bills whose goal is to help the U.S. government address the shortage of cybersecurity expertise. [Read More]
(ISC)² has increased the annual fee for its CISSP certification for security professionals by 47%, but members who hold will multiple certifications will benefit. [Read More]
Alphabet’s Jigsaw unit has published a quiz that tests users’ ability to identify phishing attacks and teaches them what signs to look for to determine if a message is legitimate or not. [Read More]
PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) publishes new security standards for the design and development of payment software. [Read More]
The 2018 (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study shows the workforce gap now stands at more than 2.9 million workers globally -- with 2.14 million cybersecurity staff required in the Asia-Pacific region, and almost half a million required in North America. [Read More]

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Jay Schulman's picture
The ability to recruit the right person for an application security role who can also find the flaws is a struggle for many organizations. These job openings rarely get filled.
Marc Solomon's picture
The global cybersecurity skills shortage isn’t going away any time soon. But by attacking it on multiple fronts we can proactively work to address it
Jason Polancich's picture
Starting your own private ISAC is easier and more important long-term than you might think.
Marc Solomon's picture
While we can’t address security without technology, we also need to consider education. Organizations must also be committed to keeping their IT security staff highly trained on the current threat landscape and advanced approaches to security.
Mark Hatton's picture
Software and hardware alone are not enough to manage a massive enterprise security program. You need security professionals and experienced leaders who can keep the team (and the tools) operating effectively.
James McFarlin's picture
Launched in 2009, CyberPatriot began with eight high school cybersecurity teams competing for scholarships. In just six years, participation quickly expanded to more than 1500 teams around the world.
Mark Hatton's picture
Are we doing enough to ensure that we are cultivating the next generation of cyber professionals? Do we invest enough in education programs that so that students go on to institutions of higher learning with a goal of becoming a cybersecurity expert?
Marc Solomon's picture
Open source is a valuable tool for defenders as they work to close these gaps and to gather greater intelligence about potential threats to make better decisions and take action.
Danelle Au's picture
The most effective CISOs today can’t just be experts in security. Organizations need a versatile security leader that speaks a new language-- one that is a blend of technology and business.
Mark Hatton's picture
The following is a list of questions that I recommend everyone ask security vendors as an initial filter.