Although it may feel like an eternity, it wasn’t that long ago that spam was the biggest problem for corporate e-mail inboxes. A lot has changed in 15 years. While a majority of those older spam e-mails were not malicious, they did bog down end users and servers alike. As the marketplace for spam and […]
Do you remember the parable of the blind men and the elephant? Each individual forms an incorrect conclusion about what an elephant is based on the limited information they have. The man touching the elephant’s tail concludes that an elephant is like a rope, while the man touching its tusk believed that the elephant was […]
We can define an “active shooter” as someone who enters the workplace or a school campus with a gun. We can also define a “mass attacker” as someone who comes to the workplace, school, or public place with lethal intent and may be armed with an edged weapon, a bomb, or who uses a vehicle […]
It’s not really news to CISOs looking to hire cybersecurity talent that there are simply not enough qualified applicants for open positions. Postings for cybersecurity jobs tend to linger for months, and recent studies show that the gap between the demand for cybersecurity talent and the actual supply is only going to grow. Estimates from […]
Are you ready to take your security projects – and career – to the next level? It takes more than just knowing the technology; successful project management involves budgeting, client management, timeline execution and more.
Though most companies have a written cybersecurity policy, it often remains unclear to the leadership team whether employees are actually adhering to the policy’s guidelines. A quick glimpse of the headlines will highlight daily instances of fallout from lax cybersecurity practices by employees. Researchers at Clutch, a company that helps businesses make better buying decisions, […]
To many people, their office or workplace is a safe space, even if it may not be their favorite place to go 5 days a week. They may reconsider after a critical situation such as an active shooter makes headlines, but once the dust settles, complacency tends to set back in. For Greg Shaffer, one […]
Threat actors are not only increasing the frequency of their cyberattacks, they are constantly working to evolve their techniques to capitalize on unsuspecting end users and unpatched software alike. A recent study conducted by Oracle asked policy makers, C-Suite executives about their insights regarding cyberthreats, and their opinions on how to address them.
Successful security practitioners, working as both in-house and on-site contractors, should see an important part of their role as to continuously educate their colleagues and clients on new security issues or updates, using a variety of formal and informal methods.
Competition for top talent is tough in today’s marketplace. And with the U.S. unemployment rate hovering at 4%, it can be hard for small companies to find individuals to fill open positions. Now, a new survey of small-business employees finds that the safety of the work environment was among top factors for employees considering a […]