New York State cybersecurity rules and the skills shortage

New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) rules mandate comprehensive and ongoing training for cybersecurity professionals. Right direction, long way to go.


In and Around the 2017 RSA Conference

Interesting announcements on cognitive computing, endpoint security, middleware, and threat intelligence


RSA Conference 2017: Security analytics and operations

At the upcoming RSA Conference, expect to see vendors talking about architecture, machine learning, threat intelligence and incident response automation.


RSA 2017: Anticipating network security chatter

DDoS protection, network security analytics and cloud security will take center stage at RSA 2017.


RSA Conference 2017: Endpoint security in the spotlight

Lots of visibility and hype around next-generation endpoint security, suites, EDR and services at the upcoming RSA Security Conference


Commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence was just and proper

The U.S. Army’s dismissal of multiple warning signs and lack of strong security policies and controls were major contributors to criminal activities.


Many organizations still opt for 'good enough' cybersecurity

Apathy, budget shortages and the cybersecurity skills shortage lead to a constant wave of security incidents.


Endpoint security in 2017

Comprehensive suites, machine learning, EDR and vendor attrition will be highlighted at the RSA Conference and throughout the entire year.


Thoughts on incident response automation and orchestration

Projects are well underway and evolving, while commercial incident response tools continue to gain momentum.


Cybersecurity pros to Trump: Critical infrastructure very vulnerable to cyber attack

The Trump administration should enlist the help of true cybersecurity professionals, rather than political insiders, to put an effective national plan together.


2017: The year of cybersecurity scale

Cloud, IoT, mobile and digital transformation will place new demands on usability, scalability and enterprise-class features of cybersecurity analytics and operations products.


Security data growth drives SOAPA

Security professionals want better ways to analyze and operationalize the massive increase in security data collection and processing. SOAPA can help


Looking back to look forward on cybersecurity

There have been lots of activities over the past two years that will only gain more traction in 2017.


High-demand cybersecurity skills in 2017

Research reveals high demand for security analysis, application security and cloud computing skills.


New research reveals cybersecurity skills shortage impact

New research reveals cybersecurity skills shortage impact

New research from ESG and ISSA reveals that cybersecurity skills shortage is affecting organizations’ ability to prevent, detect and respond to cyber-attacks.


Why CISOs succeed and why they leave

Data from an ESG/ISSA report reveals the most important attributes for CISOs and why CISOs leave their jobs so often.


Trump cybersecurity dos and don’ts (Part 2)

President Trump must balance partisan politics with the pragmatic realities of cybersecurity.


Trump cybersecurity dos and don’ts (Part 1)

President-elect Trump could make strong progress on cybersecurity while adhering to his campaign promises.


Goodbye SIEM, hello SOAPA

SIEM systems are becoming part of a dynamic and evolving security analytics and operations architecture.


Which job-related factors alienate cybersecurity pros?

Cybersecurity professionals become dissatisfied when security is considered an afterthought, their pay isn’t on par with the industry, and they don’t have opportunities for skills development.


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