Information Security Careers, Training and Certifications News
February 10, 2016
Obama ups spending by 35% in the 2017 cyber budget, adds a federal CISO and pushes multifactor authentication, but still faces stiff Republican opposition in Congress.
November 19, 2015
TechTarget 2015 Annual Salary and Careers Survey: Out of the myriad of security responsibilities for an enterprise, IT risk management and regulatory compliance occupy the most time.
October 02, 2015
News roundup: Despite a low adoption rate going into the liability shift, many in the industry are optimistic about the future of EMV use. Plus: TrueCrypt flaws; AWS crypto keys stolen; women in infosec.
August 27, 2015
An up-to-date application security program -- as well as knowing how to connect with stakeholders -- is critical to being a successful CISO today, said Renee Guttmann, vice president, Office of the CISO at Accuvant Inc.
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Getting younger generations interested in cybersecurity careers isn't that hard, but it does require the industry to put effort into education. And enterprises should lead the way. Continue Reading
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