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Cheat sheet: How to become a cybersecurity pro – TechRepublic – TechRepublic

As cybercriminals grow more sophisticated and news of major breaches reach headlines nearly daily, cybersecurity professionals are in high demand: There are currently 1 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide, Cisco found. By 2022, that number is expected to rise to 1.8 million open jobs, as predicted by the Center for …

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Equifax breach is a reminder of society's larger cybersecurity … – KING5.com

The Equifax data breach was yet another cybersecurity incident involving the theft of significant personal data from a large company. Moreover, it is another reminder that the modern world depends on critical systems, networks and data repositories that are not as secure as they should be. And it signals that …

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Government outlines cybersecurity plans – Royal Gazette

Published Sep 23, 2017 at 8:00 am (Updated Sep 22, 2017 at 11:14 pm) Ronnie Viera leading IT team The best IT professionals on the island will help ensure Bermuda deals with risks associated with the internet, national security minister Wayne Caines …

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Cybersecurity Firms Underwhelm Despite Increased Investor Interest – The Epoch Times

The massive breach suffered by credit rating firm Equifax Inc. earlier this month has been a boon to investors in cybersecurity stocks. The Equifax hack, which compromised the personal data of more than 140 million Americans, was the latest in a string of hacks affecting major companies in recent years, underscoring …

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VIDEO: Ex-DHS Secretary Chertoff on Modern Cybersecurity Landscape – Bloomberg BNA

  By Jimmy H. Koo The cybersecurity threat landscape has intensified as attacks have grown more serious in recent years, Michael Chertoff, executive chairman of risk management company The Chertoff Group, told Bloomberg BNA in a recent video interview. Everybody in the world has been touched by cyberattacks, and in …

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Senate Dem calls on businesses, feds to 'step up' on cybersecurity – The Hill

A top Senate Democrat on Thursday said the private and public sector needs to boost its cybersecurity after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed that hackers might have profited off of insider information stolen from the agency’s disclosure filing system. Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerOvernight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by …

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SEC discloses cybersecurity breach – Politico

“We believe the intrusion did not result in unauthorized access to personally identifiable information,” SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday said its “EDGAR” public-company filing system had been hacked. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement that last month …

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Digital Shadows: London and San Francisco cyber security firm raises $26m in funding round – The Independent

A London and San Francisco-based cyber security firm, has raised $26m (£19m) in a funding round led by Octopus Ventures, an early backer of Zoopla and LOVEFilm, to support its expansion into markets such as Asia. Digital Shadows uses data analytics and human analysis to monitor and identify threats to …

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Cybersecurity: The Next Mega-Money Merger Game? – ValueWalk

Gen. Douglas MacArthur famously said: “Old soldiers never die, they just fade away.” Smart older companies don’t die (or fade away). When their businesses run out of steam, they just buy their way into some other, faster-growing sector. That’s what I think is about to start accelerating in the …

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Report: Negligent employees are no. 1 cause of cybersecurity breaches at SMBs – TechRepublic

Negligent employees are the no. 1 cause of data breaches at small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) across North America and the UK, according to a new study from Keeper Security and the Ponemon Institute, released Tuesday. Of the 1,000 IT professionals surveyed, 54% said careless workers were the root cause …

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