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DOD ADDS TWO MORE (ISC)² CERTIFICATIONS TO REQUIREMENTS FOR CYBERSECURITY STAFF

This post was originally published by  (ISC)² Management . Earlier this week, (ISC)² announced that the DoD approved both the HCISPP and CCSP certifications to its DoD 8570 Approved Baseline Certifications table on the DoD Cyber Exchange website. Why does this matter? This means that the entire roster of (ISC)² certifications are now required for different security workforce categories within the Department, depending on the […]

(ISC)2 Offers New Approaches to Cybersecurity Hiring, Training and Team Building

Findings from new study of tenured cybersecurity professionals and those seeking their first security role urges hiring organizations to re-evaluate their cybersecurity team-building practices   Clearwater, FL, April 28, 2021 – (ISC)² – the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today released the findings of its 2021 Cybersecurity Career Pursuers Study, which provides insights on […]

BUILDING CYBER RESILIENCE IN A CLOUDY WORLD

This post was originally published by(ISC)² Management. Last year taught us a valuable lesson: Always be prepared for the unknown. In a cybersecurity context, fostering resilience requires thinking of all possible scenarios – even if they seem implausible – and seeking solutions that can really work. Read more here: https://blog.isc2.org/isc2_blog/2021/04/building-cyber-resilience-in-a-cloudy-world.html Photo:marketbusinessnews.com

THE DELICATE BALANCE OF SECURITY VERSUS USABILITY

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. As a security practitioner, how often have you heard the refrain from your colleagues that one of the security protocols that were so carefully thought-out and expertly implemented are just too difficult to deal with? Perhaps you have sighed when you had to adhere to your own […]

CYBER THREATS: THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM’S TOP RISK

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. With cyber attacks against financial and banking institutions now a daily occurrence, cyber threats have become the biggest risk to the global financial system, according to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Read more here: https://blog.isc2.org/isc2_blog/2021/04/cyber-threats-the-financial-systems-top-risk.html Photo:rt3thinktank.com

CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE STUDY: CERTIFICATIONS BOOST SALARIES BY AN AVERAGE OF $18,000

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. Almost two thirds of cybersecurity professionals (63%) currently are pursuing, or planning to pursue, security-related certifications, according to the (ISC)² 2020 Cybersecurity Workforce Study. Certifications deliver multiple benefits, including increased earning power and better career opportunities. Read more here: https://blog.isc2.org/isc2_blog/2021/01/cybersecurity-workforce-study-certifications-boost-salaries-by-an-average-of-18000.html Photo:blog.eccouncil.org

IS YOUR SECURITY TEAM CLOUD READY?

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. Cloud services play a key role in the digital transformation and operation of today’s enterprises. Yet security teams are often left out of planning these initiatives, increasing the level of risk organizations will face. Security is an integral part of adopting cloud services, without being a barrier […]

SURVEY: CISSP IS THE MOST VALUABLE SECURITY CERTIFICATION FOR 2021

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. The (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification has won top marks from a 90,000-member LinkedIn community of cybersecurity professionals. The group selected the certification as the most valuable from a list of 50 leading cybersecurity industry certifications and courses. Read more here:https://blog.isc2.org/isc2_blog/2021/01/survey-cissp-is-the-most-valuable-security-certification-for-2021.html Photo: www.securitymagazine.com

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION: WRITE FOR THE (ISC)² BLOG

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. With 2020 being a year unlike anyone expected, setting your resolutions and goals for 2021 can be a bit of a daunting task. Usually, we resolve to travel more, or spend more time with friends and family in the new year, but as we continue to navigate […]

SECURITY PREDICTIONS FOR 2021 FROM THE (ISC)² COMMUNITY OF SECURITY PROFESSIONALS (PART 1)

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. 2020 was a year of change. It changed the way that folks work and how they interact with each other. Wondering what 2021 might look like for information security professionals? This is the first in a series of posts where we will discuss what we believe 2021 […]

(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification, (ISC)² offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security.
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