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May 02, 2017
The NATO Locked Shields cyberwar games had the U.S. team winning most improved, but experts say the U.S. still needs more practice.
August 18, 2015
Video: Cybersecurity certifications are not in short supply, but (ISC)2 still dominates the field with CISSP and the new CCSP certification from its CSA partnership.
April 20, 2015
The Cloud Security Alliance and the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium introduced a new, jointly developed cloud security certification.
February 18, 2015
After nearly three years, the Symantec Certified Professional-Cloud Security certification has been discontinued due to a lack of adoption, causing observers to question Symantec's cloud security strategy.
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Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) is an advanced certification which indicates that an individual possesses the knowledge and experience required to develop and manage an enterprise information security (infosec) program. Continue Reading
The CISA certification is proof of an auditor's knowledge and skills. However, the exam isn't easy and requires some heavy learning -- especially when it comes to vocabulary. Continue Reading
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Want to become a CISSP? Here's everything you need to know, such as how difficult the exam is, tips for studying, what's needed to obtain a passing score and more. Continue Reading
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Gender disparities imperil the threat intelligence community. Shannon Lietz, leader and director of DevSecOps at Intuit, discusses current efforts to attract female talent. Continue Reading
There are a few options for infosec professionals looking for the best cloud security certifications. Expert Frank Siemons outlines the top choices available with a cloud focus. Continue Reading
Who says you can't have fun while earning CPE credits to maintain your CISSP certification? Check out the top 10 creative ways to meet CISSP continuing education requirements. Continue Reading
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Learn how companies should adapt to hire, recruit and retain top-notch employees during the current cybersecurity workforce shortage. Continue Reading
There are no easy answers for the cybersecurity skills shortage facing the industry, other than working harder to diversify and expand the workforce, according to ESG's Jon Oltsik. Continue Reading
This series looks at the top information security certifications for IT professionals. Part one reviews basic, vendor-neutral certifications for entry-level positions. Continue Reading