Mental Health and Cybersecurity

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

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Strong cybersecurity is vital, and the cybersecurity industry is evolving at a rapid pace. Still, even as more and more companies embrace cybersecurity professionals, a key aspect of this field remains overlooked: mental health. You might ask yourself what cybersecurity has to do with mental health. While acts like cyberbullying can obviously lead to negative … Read more

Employee Reporting

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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As we have talked about before, insider threats are responsible for around 43% of all data breaches. Among these breaches, 21% of them are intentional, malicious, and premeditated. As more small businesses come under attack, anxiety within the work place is at an all-time high. When facing the threat landscape, it is important to remember … Read more

6 Tips for Getting the Most out of Cybersecurity Conferences

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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An important part of cybersecurity is plugging into the surrounding community. Connectivity is a major component of spreading new innovations. Many security professionals enjoy attending conferences for this very reason. But when attending cybersecurity conferences, it is important to get the most out of your interactions. Therefore, here are some tips to make sure you … Read more

From the Summer 2016 Issue

Cyber Hygiene: Not Just a Buzzword

Author(s):

Evan Dornbush, Co-Founder and CEO, Point3 Security, Inc.

On That Day, Everything Changed When Target Corporation was breached in 2013, leading to the loss of over 110 million customer records, it was following industry best practices to ensure that corporate assets were properly protected. It employed internal security practitioners. It outsourced niche services such as penetration testing and malware analysis to specialists. Its … Read more

From the Summer 2016 Issue

Education and Training for a Cybersecurity Cultural Change

Author(s):

Dr. Jane A. LeClair, President, Washington Center for Cybersecurity Research & Development

Nearly everyone in our digitized world is aware of the many cybersecurity challenges that we face. Hardly a week goes by without media coverage of a large or small organization, government agency, or private enterprise that has had its digital systems breached and data stolen. The list of attacked entities is long and well-known, from … Read more

From the Summer 2016 Issue

Credentialing: Making a Better Navy and a Stronger Nation

Author(s):

Matthew Stern, CompTIA,

It’s no secret that the more central communications technology becomes in the day-to-day lives of individuals, enterprises, and governments, the more cybersecurity threats have begun to proliferate. Recent news of advanced persistent threats compromising everything from big-name enterprises to government networks has led to a need for verifiably skilled cybersecurity professionals across the entire computing … Read more