One of the most important steps a company can take is to regularly train its employees on proper cybersecurity practices and protocols, along with testing its IT systems to understand where its cybersecurity defense weaknesses and vulnerabilities exist.
QA, the UK’s largest tech training provider, today announced that it has acquired information security training company InfoSec Skills, which will sit under the wing of QA’s Learning division.
Living Security announced that they closed a $1.25 million seed round with lead venture capital firms and area angel investors. Active Capital led the round, which includes investment from Cathexis Ventures and Capital Factory.
Recent surveys show that confusion still exists within the C-suite regarding what constitutes a cyber risk and what they need to do to prevent the risk. Other surveys have shown that in terms of cyber practice, the C-suite constitutes a significant threat.
The biggest thing keeping chief information security officers (CISOs) up at night isn’t hackers or malware or even new regulations; it’s their own teams.
The shortage of cybersecurity professionals, along with the well-known diversity problems in the tech industry, have led several organizations to develop initiatives to encourage individuals in underrepresented groups to explore cybersecurity careers.
Because the single most significant threat to an organization’s cybersecurity is its people, learning leaders are key to creating more secure and cyber-aware organizations.
InfoSec Institute today announced four new scholarship opportunities for cybersecurity students and aspiring information security professionals. Scholarships target underrepresented groups in cybersecurity and are valued at $12,600 each.
Resilient organizations are high on trust. And with so much work now done on online, it often comes down to trust in online practices.