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February 25, 2014
The RSA conference convenes in San Francisco this week. But, asks Michele Chubirka, is the meeting really focusing on the critical issues?
November 27, 2012
Unrealistic HR and hiring manager expectations and a widening security skills gap is challenging CISOs trying to find the right security talent.
September 15, 2004
Security School is a series of 10 webcasts, quizzes and extra detailed notes focused on the CISSP's Common Body of Knowledge to help security practitioners studying for the CISSP exam.
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Everyone has heard tales of compliance transformation using expensive, specialized GRC tools. But what about organizations on a budget? Can they automate aspects of compliance? Continue Reading
Effective role-based access control is vital for properly managing user access rights and enforcing access policies, but avoiding role sprawl can be challenging. Continue Reading
Even though there are numerous definitions for the term "software testing," there is common ground. Testers need to use critical thinking skills when diving into the testing of a software application. In this tip, expert Chris McMahon explains ways for testers to increase test coverage, use proven approaches and determine which aspects of testing fit in and where. Continue Reading
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By adopting the assumption-of-breach security model, CISOs and security pros can better protect critical data. Expert Ernie Hayden explains. Continue Reading
Do security certifications provide value and advance information security careers? Peter Rendall offers some surprising opinions from security execs. Continue Reading
Recruiter Peter Rendall sees information security career paths leading toward security specialist jobs; SIEM, DLP and analysis are especially hot. Continue Reading