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Do You Really Need a CISO?

Cybersecurity has never been more challenging or vital. Every organization needs strong leadership on cybersecurity policy, procurement and execution — such as a CISO, or chief information security officer.  A CISO is a senior executive in charge of an organization’s information, cyber and technology security. CISOs need a complete understa
Publish At:2023-05-16 13:05 | Read:101275 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO virtual CISO vCISO Chief Information Officer (CIO) Chie

We asked ChatGPT about DDoS attacks protection…

During the GISEC event in Dubai, I found myself speaking to cyber security leaders between the main stage sessions. I was part of a discussion that included two CISOs from well-known financial institutions, and a CEO of a large payment company. After the panel, around lunchtime, we chatted about everything we’d heard so far in the conference. I decided to us
Publish At:2023-05-07 06:49 | Read:145981 | Comments:0 | Tags:Blog AI ChatGPT ciso cyber defense cyber experts ddos DDoS a

What “Beginner” Skills do Security Leaders Need to Refresh?

The chief information security officer (CISO) was once a highly technical role primarily focused on security. But now, the role is evolving. Modern security leaders must work across divisions to secure technology and help meet business objectives. To stay relevant, the CISO must have a broad range of skills to maintain adequate security and collaborate
Publish At:2023-05-04 13:05 | Read:139788 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Cybersecurity awareness training CISA cybersecurity car

The Needs of a Modernized SOC for Hybrid Cloud

Cybersecurity has made a lot of progress over the last ten years. Improved standards (e.g., MITRE), threat intelligence, processes and technology have significantly helped improve visibility, automate information gathering (SOAR) and many manual tasks. Additionally, new analytics (UEBA/SIEM) and endpoint (EDR) technologies can detect and often stop entire c
Publish At:2023-04-24 11:12 | Read:253883 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intelligence & Analytics Artificial Intelligence CISO Endpoi

How the Talent Shortage Impacts Cybersecurity Leadership

The lack of a skilled cybersecurity workforce stalls the effectiveness of any organization’s security program. Yes, automated tools and technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) offer a layer of support, and bringing in a managed security service provider (MSSP) provides expertise that isn’t available in-house. But
Publish At:2023-04-21 11:12 | Read:295212 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) CSO Cybersecu

How to Solve the People Problem in Cybersecurity

You may think this article is going to discuss how users are one of the biggest challenges to cybersecurity. After all, employees are known to click on unverified links, download malicious files and neglect to change their passwords. And then there are those who use their personal devices for business purposes and put the network at risk. Yes, all those peo
Publish At:2023-03-10 11:31 | Read:157963 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Risk Management Breach Cost of a Data Breach Cybersecur

Detecting the Undetected: The Risk to Your Info

IBM’s Advanced Threat Detection and Response Team (ATDR) has seen an increase in the malware family known as information stealers in the wild over the past year. Info stealers are malware with the capability of scanning for and exfiltrating data and credentials from your device. When executed, they begin scanning for and copying various directories th
Publish At:2023-02-16 15:37 | Read:278636 | Comments:0 | Tags:Application Security CISO Security Services Threat Hunting c

What CISOs Should Know About Hacking in 2023

The art of cyber crime is in a constant state of flux and evolution. Simply staying on pace with these trends is a significant part of the CISO’s job. Today’s modern CISO must ensure they are always prepared for the next big trend and remain ahead of adversaries. As we begin to navigate 2023, the security landscape has transformed from a year ag
Publish At:2023-02-08 15:37 | Read:468827 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Risk Management cyber criminal Artificial Intelligence

Bridging the 3.4 Million Workforce Gap in Cybersecurity

As new cybersecurity threats continue to loom, the industry is running short of workers to face them. The 2022 (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study identified a 3.4 million worldwide cybersecurity worker gap; the total existing workforce is estimated at 4.7 million. Yet despite adding workers this past year, that gap continued to widen. Nearly 12,000 partic
Publish At:2023-02-03 11:39 | Read:434033 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Career Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Jobs security cyber

CEO, CIO or CFO: Who Should Your CISO Report To?

As we move deeper into a digitally dependent future, the growing concern of data breaches and other cyber threats has led to the rise of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). This position is essential in almost every company that relies on digital information. They are responsible for developing and implementing strategies to harden the organizati
Publish At:2023-01-31 11:38 | Read:1288600 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO cfo Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chief Information Off

Why Quantum Computing Capabilities Are Creating Security Vulnerabilities Today

Quantum computing capabilities are already impacting your organization. While data encryption and operational disruption have long troubled Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), the threat posed by emerging quantum computing capabilities is far more profound and immediate. Indeed, quantum computing poses an existential risk to the classical encryptio
Publish At:2023-01-17 15:36 | Read:487448 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Data Protection decryption tools Encryption Quantum Com

6 Roles That Can Easily Transition to a Cybersecurity Team

With the shortage of qualified tech professionals in the cybersecurity industry and increasing demand for trained experts, it can take time to find the right candidate with the necessary skill set. However, while searching for specific technical skill sets, many professionals in other industries may be an excellent fit for transitioning into a cybersecurity
Publish At:2023-01-11 11:38 | Read:306350 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Risk Management AI developer Career cloud specialist Cy

Laid Off by Big Tech? Cybersecurity is a Smart Career Move

Big technology companies are laying off staff as market conditions change. The move follows a hiring blitz initially triggered by the uptick in pandemic-powered remote work — according to Bloomberg, businesses are now cutting jobs at a rate approaching that of early 2020. For example, in November 2022 alone, companies laid off more than 52,000 workers
Publish At:2023-01-05 11:38 | Read:231432 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO cybersecurity careers infosec Career Cybersecurity secu

How The Talent Shortage Changes the Approach to Cybersecurity

There’s good news, and there’s bad news. The good news is that the number of cybersecurity professionals has reached an all-time high. According to (ISC)2’s annual Cybersecurity Workforce Study, 4.7 million people currently work in a security-related job.  The bad news: the study also found a worldwide gap of 3.4 million cybersecurity
Publish At:2022-12-12 11:37 | Read:235182 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO cyber security certifications Cybersecurity cybersecuri

What CISOs Should Know About CIRCIA Incident Reporting

In March of 2022, a new federal law was adopted: the Cyber Incident Reporting Critical Infrastructure Act (CIRCIA). This new legislation focuses on reporting requirements related to cybersecurity incidents and ransomware payments. The key takeaway: covered entities in critical infrastructure will now be required to report incidents and payments within speci
Publish At:2022-12-08 15:35 | Read:274476 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Incident Response ransomware attacks CISA cybersecurity


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