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Security firm Kaspersky Lab will host the 2016 edition of its Security Analyst Summit (SAS) on February 7-11 at the Ritz-Carlton, Abama luxury resort in Tenerife, Spain. [Read More]
A team from Iowa State University was awarded $25,000 for winning the first National Cyber Analyst Challenge, a competition created by Lockheed Martin and Temple University's Institute for Business and Information Technology. [Read More]
Hackers breached the systems of anti-adblocking service PageFair and used the access to deliver malware [Read More]
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced $74.5 million in research grants to support interdisciplinary cybersecurity research. [Read More]
The US government agencies that defend the nation are in the midst of a charm offensive -- trying to win over the hearts and minds of Silicon Valley's tech workers. [Read More]
Experts warned at a conference in Saudi Arabia of a critical shortage of global specialists trained to confront increasingly malicious cyber security threats. [Read More]
Win prizes and bragging rights by playing in the SecurityWeek Bracket Challenge and making the best predictions in the 2015 Men's NCAA College Basketball Tournament. Register today! [Read More]
Data alone presents a few problems, but many of them emerge from a single misguided view – 
that big data is the answer, not part of the answer. [Read More]
HP Cyber Risk Report 2015 contains more than 70 pages jam packed with data and analysis detailing the threat landscape and how hackers exploit it. [Read More]
President Barack Obama announced a new initiative today to bring more workers into the IT field. [Read More]

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Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Writing and documenting aren’t the most exciting activities. But they have tremendous potential, both in improving security operations and incident response, as well as in opening up a constructive dialogue.
Travis Greene's picture
Attended by roughly 40,000 people, RSA Conference 2016 was the biggest ever. Here are some observations on security trends observed at the event that took place last week at the conference.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) is critical for organizations that want to gain a comprehensive, tailored and relevant view of the potential threats and types of attackers that could be targeting them.
Jay Schulman's picture
The ability to recruit the right person for an application security role who can also find the flaws is a struggle for many organizations. These job openings rarely get filled.
Marc Solomon's picture
The global cybersecurity skills shortage isn’t going away any time soon. But by attacking it on multiple fronts we can proactively work to address it
Jason Polancich's picture
Starting your own private ISAC is easier and more important long-term than you might think.
Marc Solomon's picture
While we can’t address security without technology, we also need to consider education. Organizations must also be committed to keeping their IT security staff highly trained on the current threat landscape and advanced approaches to security.
Mark Hatton's picture
Software and hardware alone are not enough to manage a massive enterprise security program. You need security professionals and experienced leaders who can keep the team (and the tools) operating effectively.
James McFarlin's picture
Launched in 2009, CyberPatriot began with eight high school cybersecurity teams competing for scholarships. In just six years, participation quickly expanded to more than 1500 teams around the world.
Mark Hatton's picture
Are we doing enough to ensure that we are cultivating the next generation of cyber professionals? Do we invest enough in education programs that so that students go on to institutions of higher learning with a goal of becoming a cybersecurity expert?