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Cybersecurity Should Be Chess, Not Checkers – InformationWeek

Cybersecurity initiatives for government agencies — in fact, other organizations, too — have to be proactive and iterative. According to the US Office of Management and Budget, federal agencies reported 30,899 cybersecurity incidents to the Department of Homeland Security last year. Threats are evolving across multiple vectors as the number …

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Senate passes small business cybersecurity legislation – The Hill

The Senate passed legislation Thursday that would require the federal government to offer more tools to small businesses to guard their networks from cyber threats. The legislation offered by Sens. James Risch (R-Idaho) and Brian SchatzBrian Emanuel SchatzSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Equifax suffered hack …

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PUMPKIN-SPICED CYBERSECURITY: OCTOBER IS NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH – Bloomberg BNA

Fall is officially here, which means the return of delicious Oktoberfest beer, Halloween costume preparations, and pumpkin-spice everything. It also means that National Cyber Security Awareness Month is almost here. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which is “designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through …

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First Female White House CIO on Cybersecurity Talent – HuffPost

This week we caught up with Theresa Payton for our thought leadership series on Women in STEM, Mentoring and Sponsorship. Theresa served as the first female Chief Information Officer at the White House, overseeing IT operations for President George W. Bush and the 3,000+ members of the Executive Office of …

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More than 9500 vacant cybersecurity jobs are in Colorado – 9NEWS.com

For all the threats to our personal info – and government security – there’s a significant need for more workers with skills to fight cyber crime. Dan Grossman, KUSA 10:31 PM. MDT September 26, 2017 (Photo: KUSA) KUSA – For all the threats to our personal information and government security, …

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Would Data Breach Notification Laws Really Improve Cybersecurity? – Reason

Alex Milan Tracy/Sipa USA/NewscomAnother month, another major hack. This time, the compromise of consumer credit reporting agency Equifax has exposed the personally identifiable information (PII) of roughly 143 million U.S. consumers (not customers!) to outside groups. People are understandably furious, and they want solutions. But we should be wary of …

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Are The Equifax, SEC and Deloitte Cybersecurity Breaches Desensitizing Society To This Threat? – Forbes

Forbes Are The Equifax, SEC and Deloitte Cybersecurity Breaches Desensitizing Society To This Threat?ForbesEvery organization has a series of high-risk crisis scenarios that are the most likely, high-impact, types of crises to strike. One of these high-risk scenarios, which pertains to every organization today, is a cybersecurity crisis. Now, the …

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Cybersecurity in Europe: Key Recommendations for The New Cyber Review – POLITICO.eu

via Shutterstock What are the current shortcomings of the EU legislative and policy landscape on cybersecurity? What should the new mandate of the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) be? Should the cybersecurity review focus on regulating technologies, such as encrypted communications and blockchain? These are some of the …

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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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