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The latest funding was led by CIBC Innovation Banking and brings the total raised by the Maryland start-up to $100 million. [Read More]
SecurityWeek editors have combed the Black Hat USA 2022 agenda carefully and identified the top 10 sessions that will be making news headlines all week. [Read More]
Cybersecurity training firm Cybrary has secured $25 million in a Series C funding round, and announced that Mandiant CEO Kevin Mandia will join its board of directors. [Read More]
MDR platform provider Huntress has shelled out $22 million to acquire Curricula, a startup in the growing security awareness business. [Read More]
The infamous North Korean Lazarus hacking group is the prime suspect in the $100 million hack of Harmony’s Horizon Bridge, according to new data and research from Elliptic. [Read More]
The new CISA-funded effort is aimed at blind and visually impaired students who want to pursue careers in cybersecurity. [Read More]
US President Joe Biden has signed two cybersecurity bills into law: Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program Act of 2021, and the State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2021. [Read More]
Cybersecurity training grounds are popping up for students, recent grads and people who don’t even attend the college but are interested in cybersecurity careers. [Read More]
SecurityWeek is publishing a daily digest summarizing some of the announcements made by vendors at the RSA Conference 2022. [Read More]
SecurityWeek is publishing a daily digest summarizing some of the announcements made by vendors at the RSA Conference 2022. [Read More]

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Jeff Orloff's picture
By focusing on attack tactics and techniques that pose clear and present danger to the business, a company can achieve the greatest return on its training initiatives.
Laurence Pitt's picture
It was great to be back in-person at security events, and I enjoyed meeting with people and discussing our solutions face-to-face.
Jeff Orloff's picture
The Defense Readiness Index is a reliable alternative for assessing a security team’s skill level, developing a roadmap for improving cyber competencies, and reaching the optimal level of cyber security readiness.
Marc Solomon's picture
As automation continues to evolve, a new approach to accelerate detection and response is emerging based on data and business logic to automatically trigger simple actions that can be standalone or be chained together.
Jeff Orloff's picture
Cybersecurity teams must be much more inclusive in their hiring processes, if they want to hire the best people and have loyal staff.
Jeff Orloff's picture
With the labor market for cybersecurity pros being extremely tight, the old ways of recruiting are rife with weaknesses and biases, while the urgency to recruit people is intense.
Marc Solomon's picture
By scoping job descriptions realistically and incorporating automation and intelligence sharing to enable analyst success and growth, there’s a lot that security leaders can do to help close the skills gap in their organizations.
Jeff Orloff's picture
When organizations adopt a broader yet more focused framework for cybersecurity staffing, they’re suddenly positioned to gain a clear competitive advantage in the labor market.
Jeff Orloff's picture
To sharpen and learn cybersecurity skills, security professionals need to ‘play’ in a safe, yet stimulating place that provides hands-on, interactive upskilling.
Marie Hattar's picture
In order to deliver on the promise of 5G, we need new industry standards for security, testing, and training to proactively combat 5G cyber threats and minimize risks.