Cengage to acquire Cybersecurity training company InfoSec

CyberSecurity Insiders

InfoSec that offers qualified Cybersecurity training programs to professionals has announced that it is going to be acquired by Online Education offering business platform Cengage Group. Acquisition InfoSec Cengage

Degrees and Credentials in InfoSec

Daniel Miessler

If you’re on InfoSec Twitter You’ve probably seen the recent iteration of the neverending debate around degrees, certs, and InfoSec. Lots of the best people in InfoSec don’t have a degree or a cert.

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Thinking About the Future of InfoSec (v2022)

Daniel Miessler

The ideas will cover multiple aspects of InfoSec, from organizational structure to technology. At the highest level, I think the big change to InfoSec will be a loss of magic compared to now. HT to Jeremiah Grossman to also being very early to seeing the role of insurance in InfoSec.

Corporate structure and roles in InfoSec

CyberSecurity Insiders

In the fight of the security team with infosec issues, the IT team is formally on the side of information security. IT and security departments should share more information about various infosec subtleties so that company executives and risk management staff understand them better.

Professional services infosec policy template

Notice Bored

Professional services engagements, and hence the associated information risks, are so diverse that it made no sense to specify particular infosec controls, except a few examples. We have just completed and released a brand new information security policy template on professional services.

Work toward an InfoSec certification with this online training bundle

Tech Republic Security

The post Work toward an InfoSec certification with this online training bundle appeared first on TechRepublic. You can prepare for an exciting and in-demand new career in information security without quitting your day job. Get details about these security training courses.

Infosec control attributes paper completed

Notice Bored

Best practice Control Infosec Innovation ISO27000 Metrics Risk ToolsYesterday, I completed and published the white paper on information security control attributes.

Infosec, CISA Partner to Provide Security Resources

Security Boulevard

Charlene O’Hanlon talks with Keatron Evans, principal security researcher at Infosec Institute, about their partnership with CISA that provides free cybersecurity resources, content, tools, training and other information.

Reducing InfoSec Threats Takes a Village

Security Boulevard

The post Reducing InfoSec Threats Takes a Village appeared first on Security Boulevard. CISO Suite Cybersecurity Security Awareness Security Boulevard (Original) Threat Intelligence CISO cyberthreats Infosec

US Helped Ukraine With Infosec—Story is ‘Dangerous Arrogance’

Security Boulevard

The post US Helped Ukraine With Infosec—Story is ‘Dangerous Arrogance’ appeared first on Security Boulevard. Mainstream media has been full of stories about how the U.S.

The Irony of InfoSec’s Reaction to Crytpo, NFTs, and Web3

Daniel Miessler

There’s something strange about how our InfoSec community is reacting to cryptocurrency, NFTs, and Web3. Many of them are quiet about it because they don’t want to be ridiculed by their fellow InfoSec people.

Supporting Women in InfoSec

Dark Reading

Maxine Holt, research director from Omdia, explains why the time is right for women to step into more cybersecurity jobs now

10 Things to NOT Say to Your Infosec Valentine…Ever

Security Boulevard

Love may be in the air for all in the month of February, but for us infosec folks there are a lot of other, less desirable things also floating over the air waves (I mean networks, internet, …). The post 10 Things to NOT Say to Your Infosec Valentine…Ever appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Ask Chloé: Where to Begin In InfoSec

Security Boulevard

This week, Chloé helps a newbie explore the world of InfoSec. The post Ask Chloé: Where to Begin In InfoSec appeared first on Security Boulevard. Welcome to the Ask Chloé column on Security Boulevard!

The Infosec Meme That Touched a Raw Nerve

Security Boulevard

One of our memes was reposted by The Cyber Security Hub, an infosec community with greater than 1 million (yes, it’s MILLION) followers on LinkedIn. The post The Infosec Meme That Touched a Raw Nerve appeared first on Security Boulevard.

CERIAS – The Shoulders of InfoSec – Jack Daniel

Security Boulevard

The post CERIAS – The Shoulders of InfoSec – Jack Daniel appeared first on Security Boulevard. Security Bloggers Network CERIAS Purdue University Cyber Security education Information Assurance Information Security Infosec Education

The CISO as Sustaining Force: Helping Infosec Staff Beat Burnout

Dark Reading

To protect their staffers, leaders should focus on identifying and alleviating root causes of burnout

Incident Response: 5 Principles to Boost the Infosec/Legal Relationship

Threatpost

Breach Hacks InfoSec Insider PrivacyEffective cyber-incident response means working well with legal. Matt Dunn, associate managing director for cyber-risk at Kroll, lays out how to do it.

Demand, CyberInsurance, and Automation/AI Are the Future of InfoSec

Daniel Miessler

2021-2030) A Surge in Demand for InfoSec people will result in many more professionals being trained and placed within companies, likely using more of a trade/certification model than a 4-year university model. I think there are four big trends for the future of infosec.

What's Really Happening in Infosec Hiring Now?

Dark Reading

As the pandemic continues, security teams still need help they can't get. But the "skills shortage" is only part of the story

The InfoSec Barrier to AI

Dark Reading

Information security challenges are proving to be a huge barrier for the artificial intelligence ecosystem. Conversely, AI is causing headaches for CISOs. Here's why

Sonrai Wins InfoSec Awards At RSA Conference 2021

Security Boulevard

The post Sonrai Wins InfoSec Awards At RSA Conference 2021 appeared first on Sonrai Security. The post Sonrai Wins InfoSec Awards At RSA Conference 2021 appeared first on Security Boulevard.

What I Wish I Knew at the Start of My InfoSec Career

Dark Reading

Security pros identify lessons learned that impact how they view infosec today

Infosec policy development

Notice Bored

Availability Awareness Best practice BYOD Compliance Confidentiality Control Culture Cyber Incidents Infosec Innovation Insider Integrity Internet ISO27000 Office Outsider Policy RelationshipsWe're currently preparing some new information risk and security policies for SecAware.com.

JHL Biotech's theft of Genentech data holds lessons for infosec

CSO Magazine

On the surface, the case of Racho Jordanov, CEO of JHL Biotech (Eden Biologics), and COO Rose Lin seemed like another case of corporate espionage. They targeted a technology they needed and then set out to acquire the technology. For many years they were successfully stealing Genentech’s secrets.

InfoSec Reviews in Project Management Workflows

Security Boulevard

The post InfoSec Reviews in Project Management Workflows appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Social responsibility in infosec with Chloé Messdaghi

Security Boulevard

Discussing environmental and social issues in infosec with ESG researcher Chloé Messdaghi. Today, I sit down with Chloé to discuss the biggest issues facing the infosec industry, such as diversity and sustainability, and how we can start tackling them together.

Ask Chloé: Improving Productivity as an InfoSec IC

Security Boulevard

The post Ask Chloé: Improving Productivity as an InfoSec IC appeared first on Security Boulevard. Welcome to the Ask Chloé column on Security Boulevard! Each week, Chloé provides answers to readers’ questions to help guide them as they navigate the technology industry.

How to Decipher InfoSec Job Titles' Mysteries

Dark Reading

Figuring out which cybersecurity job you want -- or are qualified for -- can be difficult when words have no consistent meaning in the industry

'Nothing's Off the Table': Will Infosec Jobs Survive the Recession?

Dark Reading

Are infosec careers vulnerable now With COVID-19 making a mess of the global economy, companies are seeking to cut corners - and some boardrooms still see security as a "cost center."

Which InfoSec Jobs Will Best Survive a Recession?

Dark Reading

Are infosec careers vulnerable now With COVID-19 making a mess of the global economy, companies are seeking to cut corners - and some boardrooms still see security as a "cost center."

Semperis Sweeps Three Categories at the 2021 Global InfoSec Awards

Security Boulevard

Validating our continued growth and momentum, we are thrilled to share that Semperis has been named a winner in the 2021 Global InfoSec Awards from Cyber Defense Magazine across three categories.

ForAllSecure Named Winner of the 2021 Global InfoSec Awards

Security Boulevard

On May 17th, during the RSA conference, we were thrilled that ForAllSecure has won a Global InfoSec award in the Publisher’s Choice in Application Security category. The post ForAllSecure Named Winner of the 2021 Global InfoSec Awards appeared first on Security Boulevard.

A Lesson in (InfoSec Compliance Data) History | Blog by anecdotes

Security Boulevard

The post A Lesson in (InfoSec Compliance Data) History | Blog by anecdotes appeared first on Security Boulevard. Examining historical Compliance data for frameworks enables you to see how far your organizational Compliance posture has come. Learn more here.

Organizations Still Struggle to Hire & Retain Infosec Employees: Report

Dark Reading

Security leaders are challenged to fill application security and cloud computing jobs in particular, survey data shows

Ransomware Defense: Top 5 Things to do Right Now

Threatpost

InfoSec Insider MalwareMatt Bromiley, senior consultant with Mandiant Managed Defense, discusses the top tricks and tips for protecting enterprise environments from ransomware.

October is high season for cyberattacks, InfoSec Institute study shows

CSO Magazine

There has been an exponential increase in cyberattacks around the globe in the last five years and a major chunk of it happened in October each year, according to a study by InfoSec Institute.

Ask Chloé: Hackers’ Rights and Women in Infosec

Security Boulevard

The post Ask Chloé: Hackers’ Rights and Women in Infosec appeared first on Security Boulevard. Welcome to the Ask Chloé column on Security Boulevard! Each week, Chloé provides advice to readers’ questions to help guide them as they navigate the technology industry.

7 Old IT Things Every New InfoSec Pro Should Know

Dark Reading

Beneath all those containers and IoT devices, there's a rich patchwork of gear, protocols, and guidelines that have been holding it together since before you were born. Knowledge of those fundamentals is growing more valuable, not less

What Security Strategies Are Driving InfoSec's Decisions Around Defense?

Dark Reading

The data shows security leaders are focusing on multilayered defenses, including multifactor authentication, threat intelligence, and incident response

Military Vets Share Lessons That Helped Them Build Infosec Startups

Dark Reading

Startup founders say serving in the military taught them how to defend against cyberattacks and how to build teams. These lessons are serving them well as they run their own companies

Hysolate Wins InfoSec Startup of the Year- Cutting Edge Award

Security Boulevard

We are delighted to announce that Hysolate has won the InfoSec Startup of the Year, in the Cutting Edge Category. The post Hysolate Wins InfoSec Startup of the Year- Cutting Edge Award appeared first on Hysolate. Security Bloggers Network Hysolate awards Infosec awards 2021

How InfoSec Should Use the Minimum Viable Secure Product Checklist

Dark Reading

Google and Salesforce executives discuss the need for the newly released MVSP, how tech companies came together to work on it, and how organizations should use it