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Information Security Jobs and Training News
November 23, 2016
A successful hiring event by the Department of Homeland Security calls into question the existence of the cybersecurity skills shortage, but experts wonder if the event was an outlier.
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.
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The abundance of vendor-specific information technology security certifications can overwhelm any infosec professional. Expert Ed Tittel helps navigate the crowded field. Continue Reading
A Chief Security Officer (CSO) is the employee responsible for the physical security of a company, including its communication and business systems. Continue Reading
Grassroots efforts to shift cultural thinking in information security have had a positive effect, the former professor of computer engineering says. Continue Reading
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A cybersecurity training center could help security professionals continue their education, but is it worth the investment for enterprises? Expert Mike O. Villegas explains. Continue Reading
The executive-level security position is always up for debate. Is it a technical role, or is it moving out of the IT department to influence broader security and risk management initiatives? Continue Reading
There are multitudes of cybersecurity certifications, but which are the best CISO certifications? Expert Mike O. Villegas discusses the most effective combination of credentials. Continue Reading
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How did an editor become a security architect? A fascination with computers sparked a lifelong journey for IBM's executive security advisor. Continue Reading
Faced with the demands of derivatives trading, CSO John Masserini understands the value of aligning controls with business risk. We ask him how he does it. Continue Reading
As head of FICO's information security program, Vickie Miller's role is wide-ranging. Continue Reading
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Security employee tenure is shorter than in most industries. Expert Mike O. Villegas outlines five budget-friendly steps CISOs can take to help lengthen it. Continue Reading
Anahi Santiago of Christiana Care Health System has spent much of her career in healthcare information security. "We are under attack," she says. Continue Reading
With today's cyberthreats, the CISO has to know more about intelligence, working with government and private industry, and how to tailor the security program to further the business. Continue Reading