cybersecurity

U.S. PRESIDENTIAL ORDER AIMS TO BOLSTER FEDERAL CYBERSECURITY

This post was originally published here by (ISC)² Management. An Executive Order signed by United States President Donald Trump aims to grow the government’s cybersecurity capability, improve integration of the cybersecurity workforce between federal departments, and strengthen the skills of individual cybersecurity practitioners. The order, titled Executive Order on America’s Cybersecurity Workforce and signed by the president […]

HEAVY INDUSTRIAL COMPANIES GRAPPLE WITH CYBERSECURITY PROBLEMS

This post was originally published here by (ISC)² Management. Companies in heavy industrial industries such as mining, oil and gas, electricity and chemicals have become a major target for cybercrime. But securing these companies is complicated as they must not only protect their IT infrastructure but also their OT (operational technology) assets. Cybersecurity solutions and […]

Oracle Weblogic Servers are vulnerable to ransomware attacks

Cisco Talos security researchers have made a recent discovery that a zero-day vulnerability in Oracle Weblogic Servers is making them susceptible to ransomware attacks. Hackers are reported to be using the vulnerability to install a new strain of ransomware called Sodinokibi along with some versions of GandCrab ransomware. What’s astonishing in the recent discovery is […]

THE TIME IS NOW TO BUILD ON WOMEN’S CYBERSECURITY GAINS

This post was originally published here by  (ISC)² Management. There’s never been a better time to be a woman in cybersecurity than now. Granted, there are many gains to be made still, but recent research about progress already made by women in the field is very encouraging. Although the industry is dominated by men, so […]

These Cybersecurity issues can expose your personal data to cyber attacks

As our dependence on computing devices is growing day by day, so are the issues related to cybersecurity. So, with much of our personal lives being stored on devices, simple browsing on an occasional note or enabling certain smartphone settings might leave our data vulnerable to hackers. The only way to ensure that the data […]

Malware and ransomware attack on Medical Devices

Cybersecurity in the healthcare environment has turned into a serious issue these days, especially when medical devices are being hacked and used to intercept company networks. And if near future is taken into account then the said cyber threat is going to deteriorate when IoT takes on the healthcare sector with more and more health […]

Automation is key to strengthen cybersecurity says IBM

IBM cybersecurity survey says that companies are ill prepared when it comes to raising their defensive skills against cyber attacks as they still do not have an incident response plan in place. This is extremely alarming when considering the fact that over 56% of firms operating across the UK have experienced a data breach and […]

FEMALE CYBERSECURITY WORKERS ARE YOUNGER AND LOOKING TO LEAD

This post was originally published here by  (ISC)² Management. The cybersecurity profession remains primarily a man’s world. But for how long? (ISC)² research reveals women are making fast gains in the industry, and as a group, they are setting their sights on leadership roles. Overall, female representation in the cybersecurity workforce has increased to about […]

UK Security board offers limited assurance that National Risks from Huawei can be mitigated

Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Center (HCSEC) which offers an official evaluation for the security of the Chinese company’s products used in United Kingdom’s telecom networks has offered a limited assurance that the national risks gained from Huawei can be smartly mitigated. The oversight board monitoring the Huawei equipment usage in the UK says that some […]

NEW CYBERSECURITY REPORTS POINT TO INCREASED NEED FOR RETRAINING AND VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT

This post was originally published here by (ISC)² Management . By now you’re well aware of the widely-reported (ISC)² research that shows there is a global cybersecurity shortage of 2.93 million professionals. Identifying, recruiting and training skilled talent to adequately secure organizational data assets obviously remains a top priority in our industry. Well, over the past few weeks, […]

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