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Information Security Certifications and Salaries

Is this a good time to be in the field of InfoSec, (ISC)2 report shows the skills shortage is getting worse.   Over the next five years, the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs will rise to a whopping 1.8 million, a 20% increase from 2015 estimates, according to a new (ISC)2 survey released. Cybersecurity Faces 1.8 Million […]

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Security Management and Governance

The textbook for the Open University’s postgraduate information security course. The recommended textbook for all IBITGQ ISO 27001 courses. Available in softcover or eBook format. Description Fully updated expert information security management and governance guidance based on the international standard for information security management, ISO 27001. As global threats to information security increase in frequency […]

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Top rated InfoSec books to broaden your horizon

There are plenty of good books out there, feel free to share your favorite InfoSec books in the comment section Cracking the Coding Interview Blue Team Field Manual (BTFM) (RTFM) The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition The Art of Invisibility Identity Theft by Ron Cantor Smalltalk Best Practice Patterns Cryptography Engineering: Design Principles and Practical Applications […]

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The new CISO role: The softer side

  By Tracy Shumaker In order for CISOs to stay relevant in their field today, they must add communication and soft skills to their list of capabilities. Traditionally, their role has been to take charge of IT security. Now CISOs oversee cybersecurity and risk management systems. They must manage teams and get leadership approval in order […]

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Information Security Expertise Bundle

If you’re just starting a new job in information security, you’ve just finished your university degree, or you’re looking for the next step in your career but not sure which direction to take, try this… Information Security Expertise Bundle Designed to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of key information security topics, this collection […]

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25 Years of Information Security

Opening theme video from RSA Conference 2016 – #RSA2016 Observations from the 2016 RSA Conference Related articles Tripwire at RSA Conference 2016: Cyberwar @ the Endpoint PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1063: Heading to RSA Conference 2016 Digital Equilibrium Project Looks to Balance Privacy, Security 2016: RSA Conference and The DomainTools Report RSA 2016: discover the security […]

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RSA 2016 feature presentations and keynotes

Excellence in the Field of Mathematics The Cryptographers’ Panel Crypto 101: Encryption, Codebreaking, SSL and Bitcoin Beyond Encryption: Why We Can’t Come Together on Security and Privacy Peek into the Future: Symantec Ascending the Path to Better Security: Cisco Louder Than Words: Intel Security Trust in the Cloud in Tumultuous Times: Microsoft The (Inevitable?) Decline […]

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How should an organization deal with #ransomware?

by Stephen Northcutt A question came up on the GIAC Advisory Board: “How should an organization deal with ransomware?” One of the members, Alan Waggoner, gave a good answer. All posts to that mailing list are private, so this is reposted with his permission. 1. Get reliable, tested backups of everything that is important. 2. […]

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10 Bestselling InfoSec eBooks of 2015

The top titles your peers have been reading this year IT Governance Publishing (ITGP) publishes industry-leading titles on all aspects of IT governance, risk management, and compliance. ITGP 2015 bestsellers will give you the knowledge you need to transform your working life in 2016. Browse through top 10 below:   1) Web Application Security is […]

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Assessing Information Security

Assessing Information Security – Strategies, Tactics, Logic and Framework draws on the work of Clausewitz and Sun Tzu, and applies it to the understanding of information security that the authors have built up through their extensive experience in the field. The result is expert guidance on information security, underpinned by a profound understanding of human […]

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CyberSecurity read which belong on every bookshelf

by zdnet.com Take a plunge into the world of CyberSecurity with these recommended reads: 1) CountDown to Zero Day 2) Ghost in the Wires 3) Secrets and Lies 4) Spam Nation 5) The Art of Deception 6) Data and Goliath 7) Future Crimes 8) The Artocity Archives The Artocity Archives

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Information Security – A Practical Guide: one of the most ‘impressive’ books from ITGP

by Melanie Watson Corporate information security is often hindered by a lack of adequate communication between the security team and the rest of the organization. Many consider information security an obstacle to reaching business goals, and view security professionals with suspicion if not outright hostility. As a security professional, how can you get broader buy-in […]

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DISC InfoSec FB Page

“Like” our page on Facebook DISC InfoSec Facebook Page Related articles Infosec News Aggregation Sources Why a dumb security video will help you work smarter, not harder My Superpower

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Top 50 InfoSec Blogs

DigitalGuardian Top 50 Infosec Blogs list. Top 50 Infosec Blogs   DigitalGuardian by Verdasys offers solution in the DLP area including advanced threat protection. Seems like a worth while list. Below are the Top 10 InfoSec Blogs from the list. 1. Wired’s Threat Level 2. Roger’s Information Security Blog 3. Dark Reading 4. Krebs on Security 5. ThreatPost 6. IT Security […]

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Cyber Resilience Implementation Suite

Cyber security is not enough – you need to become cyber resilient   The document toolkits – created by experienced cyber security and business continuity professionals – provide you with all the document templates you’ll need to achieve compliance, whilst the supporting guidance will make sure you find the fastest route to completing your project. […]

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