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TOP WEBINARS OF 2020

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. This year presented us all with challenges we never could have expected. Our vacations were cancelled, our parties were virtual, and most of us started living at work. Isn’t that what working from home feels like sometimes? Read more here: https://blog.isc2.org/isc2_blog/2020/12/top-webinars-of-2020.html Photo:interasma.org

A RECIPE FOR AVOIDING SOFTWARE FAILURES

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. Have you ever baked something, only to see it fail due to the lack of a key ingredient? For instance, a cake will not rise if you add baking powder after you realize it was forgotten in the original ingredient list. The same is true for many […]

WORKFORCE STUDY: REVIEWING CYBERSECURITY’S PANDEMIC RESPONSE

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. In a year that presented so many challenges – a global pandemic, social unrest and an economic downturn – one success is worth noting: When cybersecurity professionals were called upon to secure remote environments in a hurry, they stepped up. Read more here:https://blog.isc2.org/isc2_blog/2020/12/workforce-study-reviewing-cybersecuritys-pandemic-response.html Photo:www.tdworld.com

2020 (ISC)2 CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE STUDY: SKILLS GAP NARROWS IN AN UNUSUAL YEAR

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. For the first time since (ISC)2 started tracking cybersecurity workforce numbers in 2004, we have seen a decrease in the skills gap, from 4.07 million in 2019 to 3.12 million. According to the 2020 (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study, the workforce increased 25% from 2019 to a total of 3.5 […]

#ISC2CONGRESS: RECRUITER: COVID HAD A MINIMAL IMPACT ON THE CYBERSECURITY JOB MARKET

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. The COVID-19 pandemic delivered a serious blow to the global economy, but plenty of job opportunities remain in the cybersecurity field, according to Kris Rides, CEO of cybersecurity staffing company Tiro Security. There were cybersecurity layoffs, Rides said, but in much smaller numbers than in industries such […]

THE BENEFITS OF HCISPP EXTEND BEYOND CERTIFICATION

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. In late 2019, the phrase “OK, Boomer” started being used by millennials toward the elders who preceded them mockingly. This behavioral pattern isn’t new. Younger generations have always rebelled against their elders. Even in cultures where the elderly population is highly respected, the younger generations have developed […]

#ISC2CONGRESS ‘WE GOT THIS:’ ADAPTABILITY IS NOTHING NEW TO CYBERSECURITY

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. During her (ISC)2 Security Congress 2020 keynote speech, Juliette Kayyem used three words that tidily sum up the can-do spirit of the cybersecurity community: “We got this.” Read more here: https://blog.isc2.org/isc2_blog/2020/11/isc2congress-we-got-this-adaptability-is-nothing-new-to-cybersecurity.html Photo:blog.eccouncil.org

(ISC)2 Study Reveals Vastly Improved Perceptions About Cybersecurity Professionals

(ISC)² – the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today released the findings of its 2020 Cybersecurity Perception Study, in which 2,500 survey respondents across the U.S. and the U.K. gave their opinions of the men and women working in the cybersecurity profession. The research indicates that attitudes toward cybersecurity roles are […]

NY DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES BRINGS FIRST ENFORCEMENT ACTION UNDER ITS CYBERSECURITY REGULATION

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) announced that it has brought its first enforcement action pursuant to the NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation against a large title insurer, First American Title Insurance Company (“the Company”), alleging multiple failures to protect their consumers’ […]

HOW HR CAN IMPROVE CORPORATE CYBERSECURITY

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. Security breaches are becoming more targeted and costly. IBM estimates that the average cost of a data breach in the United States being $8.19 million. In the U.K., the government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019 shows that one in three businesses (32%) suffered an attack or breach in the previous […]

(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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