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.

Reducing InfoSec Threats Takes a Village

Security Boulevard

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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.

Resources for Infosec Skillbuilding

Adam Shostack

Thanks to the kind folks Digital Guardian for including my threat modeling book in their list of “ The Best Resources for InfoSec Skillbuilding.” ” It’s particularly gratifying to see that the work is standing the test of time. Book books

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

Infosec policy development

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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

InfoSec Reviews in Project Management Workflows

Security Boulevard

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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.

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.

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.

What My Optometrist Taught Me About InfoSec Presentations

Dark Reading

A broken pair of eyeglasses brings into focus an important lesson about how to tailor security messages to the right audience

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

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

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

'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."

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

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."

Infosec and Business Alignment Lowers Breach Cost, Boosts Security

Dark Reading

As attacks and security budgets continue to rise, data shows the most secure organizations are the ones that strike a security-business balance

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

Are our infosec controls sufficient?

Notice Bored

begging questions about which infosec-related matters are particularly important, and how they stack up in relation to other business priorities, issues, pressures etc.

Infosec Community Increasingly Concerned about SolarWinds Breach, Four Months In

Hot for Security

Four months in, the infosec community is more concerned than ever about the infamous supply chain attack that resulted in the breach of more than 18,000 (confirmed) organizations. The severity of a data breach typically jumps in the short term and decreases as time progresses.

Vulnerability Volume Poised to Overwhelm Infosec Teams

Dark Reading

The collision of Microsoft and Oracle patches on the same day has contributed to risk and stress for organizations

Sitdown With a SOC Star: 11 Questions With Recon InfoSec’s Andrew Cook

Security Boulevard

Andrew Cook, security operations director at Recon Infosec, is next to take the hot seat for our ongoing “Sitdown With. The post Sitdown With a SOC Star: 11 Questions With Recon InfoSec’s Andrew Cook appeared first on Siemplify.

Winners Announced for 2021 Infosec Inspire Security Awareness Awards

Dark Reading

Institute of International Education and Inflection Point Systems recognized for their advanced security awareness and training programs

Anitian Wins Seven Coveted Global InfoSec Awards at RSA Conference 2021

Security Boulevard

The post Anitian Wins Seven Coveted Global InfoSec Awards at RSA Conference 2021 appeared first on Anitian. The post Anitian Wins Seven Coveted Global InfoSec Awards at RSA Conference 2021 appeared first on Security Boulevard.

TrustArc Named Cyber Defense Magazine’s Global InfoSec Award Winner

TrustArc

TrustArc has been named the winner of Cyber Defense Magazine’s (CDM) Global InfoSec Award in the “Cutting Edge in Privacy Management Software” category.

Spotlight: Is There A Cure For InfoSec’s Headcount Headache?

The Security Ledger

In this Spotlight Podcast, Lyndon Brown, the Chief Strategy Officer at Pondurance joins host Paul Roberts to talk about how changes in both the threat landscape and the workplace are driving demand for managed detection and response (MDR) services, in which companies hire outside security talent to help keep sophisticated cyber adversaries at bay.

Coronavirus Raises New Business Continuity, Phishing Challenges for InfoSec

Dark Reading

What happens when understaffed security teams at home and abroad are sequestered in physical quarantine zones

Information Security (Infosec). What Is It? Principles, Standards.

Heimadal Security

What Is Information Security (InfoSec)? The post Information Security (Infosec). Data protection cybersecurity information security infosec ISO ISPNowadays most information is stored digitally on a network, computer, server, or in the cloud, allowing criminals to easily obtain access to important information, therefore it is important to understand what information security is and its importance. You might be wondering what information security is?

deepwatch Recognized in 2021 Global InfoSec Awards

CyberSecurity Insiders

DENVER–( BUSINESS WIRE )– deepwatch , a leading provider of intelligence-driven managed security services, today announced it was recognized with two honors in Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2021 Global Infosec Awards. As a fast-growing, highly acclaimed MSSP, deepwatch is absolutely worthy of this coveted recognition in our 2021 Global Infosec Awards.”. The post deepwatch Recognized in 2021 Global InfoSec Awards appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders

The 10 Essentials of Infosec Forensics

Dark Reading

Whether it's your first investigation or 500th, review the basics of IT forensics to streamline and simplify your discovery