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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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CISO training programs, like the Deloitte CISO Transition Lab, are available for those who are new to the role. Expert Mike O. Villegas explains what's covered in these programs. Continue Reading
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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
The security industry is suffering from a complex staffing shortage, and the dreaded millennials might just be the answer to this problem. Some in the industry disagree because "millennial" is a ... Continue Reading
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There are an overwhelming number of cybersecurity certifications available, so which one should people just beginning their career start with? Expert Mike O. Villegas answers. Continue Reading
Hiring an ex-hacker to join an enterprise security team is a risky move. Expert Mike O. Villegas discusses the potential benefits and drawbacks of this nontraditional hiring move. Continue Reading
The lack of cybersecurity skills in the industry is glaring, but there are ways for educators, vendors and enterprises to fix the problem. Sean Martin explains how. Continue Reading
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With the skills shortage plaguing the industry, should enterprises put less of a focus on finding staff with cybersecurity skills? Expert Mike O. Villegas explains why not. Continue Reading
The shortage in the security skills pipeline is creating vulnerabilities worldwide, according to one report. Executives say "gaming" can help companies develop a better workforce. Continue Reading
When candidates prepare for a CISO job interview, they should know the answer to 12 specific questions. Expert Mike O. Villegas reviews the questions. Continue Reading