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A Grambling State University student is about to get Louisiana’s first bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity at a time when data breaches are making headlines. [Read More]
Living Security has raised $14 million in a Series B funding round, which the company says it will use to expand and further develop its human risk management platform. [Read More]
SecurityWeek's Supply Chain Security Summit will examine the current state of supply chain attacks, the weakest links along the way, the biggest supply chain hacks in history, and best practices for managing this massive attack surface. [Read More]
Following the recent attack on the U.S. Capitol, where a parade of people stormed the building and gained access to unprotected computers, industry professionals share thoughts on what they would do if they were in charge of cybersecurity at an organization that could end up in a similar situation. [Read More]
The United States and Australia on Friday announced a partnership for the continuous development of a virtual cyber training range. [Read More]
U.S. FERC and NERC release a report outlining cyber incident response and recovery best practices for electric utilities. [Read More]
CISA has launched the Cyber Career Pathways Tool, which aims to lay out a career path for current and future cybersecurity professionals. [Read More]
Information security training and certification provider Offensive Security this week announced the acquisition of VulnHub, an open-source catalog of security training resources. [Read More]
Cybersecurity training company RangeForce raises $16 million in a Series A funding round. [Read More]
SecurityWeek’s Enterprise Lockdown will allow attendees from around the world to immerse themselves in a virtual world to learn about and discuss the latest cybersecurity threats and challenges facing enterprise organizations. [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?