Careers & People
Why the 'Basement Hacker' Stereotype Is Wrong — and Dangerous
It engenders a false sense of superiority that spurs complacency among risk managers and executives, who in turn may underinvest in security teams, rely too much on automation, or both.
November 22, 2021
3 Takeaways from the Gartner Risk Management Summit
Security leaders can be treated as partners supporting the business and share accountability by establishing relationships with business stakeholders.
November 19, 2021
Ankura Launches Brooklyn Cyber Center
New initiative addresses shortage of professionals and lack of diversity in cybersecurity by recruiting, training and retaining diverse talent from underrepresented backgrounds.
November 12, 2021
Firms Will Struggle to Secure Extended Attack Surface in 2022
Companies are relying more heavily on third parties, remote employees, and partners, expanding their attack surface area beyond traditional boundaries.
November 10, 2021
Researcher Details Vulnerabilities Found in AWS API Gateway
AWS fixed the security flaws that left the API service at risk of so-called HTTP header-smuggling attacks, says the researcher who discovered them.
November 10, 2021
Are You Planning for the Quantum, Transhumanist Threat?
Breaking encryption in a day and hacking without visible devices are two threats that could become a reality in the next decade and beyond, experts say.
November 09, 2021
What My Optometrist Taught Me About InfoSec Presentations
A broken pair of eyeglasses brings into focus an important lesson about how to tailor security messages to the right audience.
November 08, 2021
Having Trouble Finding Cybersecurity Talent? You Might Be the Problem
Hiring managers must rethink old-school practices to find the right candidates and be ready to engage in meaningful conversations about their company's values. Here are three ways to start.
November 04, 2021
The Executive Women's Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy Elects Three Board Advisers
Security executives hail from Target, Eli Lilley, and SecurityCurve/SaltCybersecurity.
November 02, 2021
US to Create Diplomatic Bureau to Lead Cybersecurity Policy
As part of its modernization initiative, the Department of State will increase its IT budget by 50% and add a new bureau to lead cybersecurity and digital policy.
October 28, 2021
Cybersecurity Talent Gap Narrows as Workforce Grows
Job satisfaction and salaries have both increased for cybersecurity professionals, as younger workers seek specific training to prepare for a cybersecurity career.
October 26, 2021
How We Can Narrow the Talent Shortage in Cybersecurity
Filling crucial roles in cybersecurity and addressing the talent shortage requires rethinking who qualifies as a "cybersecurity professional" and rewriting traditional job descriptions.
October 25, 2021