Latest Cyberthreats and Advisories – November 18, 2022

Beware the BatLoader, the NSA calls for more memory-safe programming language use and ransomware causes more trouble in Australia….Here are the latest threats and advisories for the week of November 18, 2022. Threat Advisories and Alerts Researchers Sound Alarm on Dangerous BatLoader Malware Dropper A dangerous new malware loader with features for determining whether it's […]

Working with the U.S. Government: An Overview of the U.S. Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

By Dustin Perkins, CISSP, Senior Governance, Risk and Compliance Consultant for the US Region of CyberCX. Cybersecurity has proven a growing interest and concern among both the private and public sectors and, for those contracted to do business with the U.S. Department of Defense, this is increasingly important with the protection of potentially sensitive information […]

(ISC)² Board of Directors Election Results

The following individuals were elected to the Board and will begin their three-year term in January 2023:  Laurie-Anne Bourdain, CISSP – Belgium   Edward Farrell, SSCP, CISSP – Australia   Nalneesh Gaur, CISSP-ISSAP – United States   Guy Ngambeket, CISSP – United Arab Emirates   Yiannis Pavlosoglou, CISSP – Greece  Congratulations to our directors! The election ran from November […]

OT: The New Gold Mine for Hackers and How CDS Can Secure It

By Dr. Fulvio Arreghini, CSSLP, Head of International Sales at INFODAS GmbH. Fulvio is a CDR of the Italian Navy (reserve). He has an Master Degree in communication engineering and a PhD in Information engineering. During his active service in the Navy he’s been working mainly in the areas of Secure Tactical Communication and Command […]

What It Takes to be a Cybersecurity Professional: The Non-Technical Skills You Need

Organizations around the world are being targeted – often from an unseen enemy. Cyberthreats are a plague on systems and data, and combatting them is costly and time-consuming. In order to defend against bad actors, organizations need the talent and skills on staff to detect and mitigate cyberthreats. This has led to massive opportunity in […]

Real Talk with CCSPs an Interview with Matt Lee, CCSP

What do you get when you cross a teacher with an entrepreneur who also has a passion for cybersecurity? You get Matt Lee. Matt is the Senior Director of Security and Compliance at Pax8, where he is a force multiplier in the mission to empower Managed Service Providers (MSP) to continue to grow in their […]

Are Deepfakes Really a Security Threat? – Member Recap from (ISC)² Security Congress 2022

A member recap of Dr. Thomas Scanlon’s session at (ISC)² Security Congress 2022 by Angus Chen, CISSP, CCSP, MBA, PMP. Dr. Scanlon started his talk by showing images of women and posing a question to the audience: Can you spot the fake person? See the image to left. To my surprise, none of them are […]

Achieving Data Security and Analytics with AI – Member Recap from (ISC)² Security Congress 2022

A member recap of “Achieving Data Security and Analytics with AI” presented by Glendon Schmitz at (ISC)² Security Congress 2022. By Angus Chen, CISSP, CCSP, PMP, MBA Although “data is the new oil”, there are many problems with working on production data directly.  Organizations encounter regulations to protect privacy such as General Data Protection Regulation […]

Build Your Network with (ISC)² and BUiLT

(ISC)² recently announced an expansion of its diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiative through partnerships with several organizations around the world.   “It’s no secret that the cybersecurity industry isn’t nearly as diverse as it should be,” said Dwan Jones, director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at (ISC)². “Our mission at (ISC)² is to not only […]

Latest Cyberthreats and Advisories – December 2, 2022

World Cup fraud, Chinese tech bans and a social media cyberstorm hit headlines this week. Here are the latest threats and advisories for the week of December 2, 2022. Threat Advisories and Alerts NCSC Urges Christmas Shoppers to be Vigilant As Christmas shopping kicks into gear, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has launched […]


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