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CyberSecurity for Digital Operations

  This report examines the general state of security within business today, exploring the hurdles that are preventing companies from an ideal security posture and suggesting the steps that can lead to improved security in the digital economy. As the technology industry enters the next phase of maturity, there are more questions about the implications […]

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The best practice guide for an effective infoSec function

The best practice guide for an effective infoSec function: iTnews has put together a bit of advice from various controls including ISO 27k and NIST CSF to guide you through what’s needed to build an effective information security management system (ISMS) within your organization. This comprehensive report is a must-have reference for executives, senior managers […]

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State of Cyber Security

State of Cyber Security – 2019 Annual Report A View from the Front Lines of Cybersecurity   Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner DISC InfoSec 🔒 securing the business 🔒 Learn more

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Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information

Protecting Controlled  Unclassified Information  CCPA: What You Need to Know About California’s New Privacy Law CCPA Assessment: A Roadmap to NIST 800-171 Compliance DISC helps business owners in California to meet the new 2018 requirements of the CCPA and how to implement the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) 800-171 cybersecurity framework. The roadmap is […]

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The Problem With the Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act

Small Business Administration (SBA) Cyber Awareness Act (H.R. 2331) The Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act may provide business owners with access to government-level tools to secure small business against attacks. Source: The Problem With the Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act The House passes Small Business Administration (SBA) Cyber Awareness Act (H.R. 2331), which requires the […]

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Cyber Readiness Report 2019

Cyber Readiness Report 2019 – By Hiscox

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Common Terms Used in Cyber Security by NCSC

Common Terms Used in Cyber Security by NCSC Cyber Security Awareness

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RSAC 2019: 58% of Orgs Have Unfilled Cyber Positions | Threatpost

The workforce and skills gap in cybersecurity continues to plague organizations. Source: RSAC 2019: 58% of Orgs Have Unfilled Cyber Positions | Threatpost InfoSec Jobs InfoSec Certs Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner

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Cyber Defense Magazine – March 2019 has arrived. Enjoy it!

Cyber Defense Magazine October 2018 Edition has arrived. MARCH 2019 EDITION (RSA CONFERENCE PRINT EDITION & E-MAG COMING NEXT WEEK) Source: Cyber Defense Magazine – March 2019 has arrived. Enjoy it! Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner

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Vulnerability In Xiaomi Electric Scooters Could Allow Remote Attacks

A researcher has discovered a serious vulnerability in Xiaomi electric scooters. Exploiting the flaw could allow remote attacks on it causing sudden breaks. Source: Vulnerability In Xiaomi Electric Scooters Could Allow Remote Attacks IoT Security DISC InfoSec 🔒 securing the business 🔒 Cyber Security Awareness ↑ Grab this Headline Animator

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Your Human Firewall – The Answer to the Cyber Security Problem | Rob May | TEDxWoking

Personal data is a precious commodity but sometimes we can share too much? Rob thinks we need to develop our human firewall in an age where some much of our lives is online. Rob May is chairman of IoD Surrey, an award-winning entrepreneur and Managing Director of ramsac limited. Rob makes complex subjects straightforward by […]

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3 Compelling Reasons To Invest In Cyber Security – Part 3

Cyber security is among the essential subjects to boards, alongside business strategy and leadership. Your compelling case to gain an investment is now here! Source: 3 Compelling Reasons To Invest In Cyber Security – Part 3 🔒 securing the business 🔒 DISC InfoSec  

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US lawmakers introduce bill to fight cybersecurity workforce shortage

Report claims US public and private sectors had over 300,000 cybersecurity-related job openings between April 2017 and March 2018. By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day US lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill in the House of Representatives meant to address the cybersecurity workforce shortage crisis. The bill, named the Cyber Ready Workforce Act (H.R.6791), would establish a grant program within […]

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Nine Things That Are Poised To Impact Cybersecurity

Read Forbes Technology Council list nine things that can impact cybersecurity on Forbes : From the Equifax breach this past September to the recent hack of MyFitnessPal data through Under Armour, the number of high-profile cyberattacks has continued to climb in recent months. Every company, regardless of size, must be prepared for the possibility that they […]

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From CIA to APT: An Introduction to Cyber Security

By Edward Amoroso Most introductory books on cyber security are either too technical for popular readers, or too casual for professional ones. This book, in contrast, is intended to reside somewhere in the middle. That is, while concepts are explained in a friendly manner for any educated adult, the book also necessarily includes network diagrams […]

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4 reasons you should get a cyber security qualification

 Luke Irwin The dramatic rise in cyber attacks over the past few years has caught most businesses off guard. Their cyber security departments are severely understaffed, causing them to look desperately for qualified professionals to help tackle the threat. There has never been a better time to get into cyber security, so if you’re looking […]

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Breach highlights the need for a cyber health check

Cyber Health Check   Deloitte breach highlights the need for a cyber health check Javier Brias Deloitte, one of the world’s biggest accounting organizations, recently suffered a data breach that compromised confidential emails and plans of some of its blue-chip clients, according to the Guardian. The hackers also had potential access to usernames, passwords, IP addresses, […]

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Cyber Resilience Guidance Standards Kit

The standards in the Cyber Resilience Guidance Standards Kit provide expert guidance on cyber security and business continuity. These standards will help you build on the guidance of the standards in the Cyber Resilience Core Standards Kit. The standards included in this kit are: PAS 555:2013:- This Publicly Available Specification (PAS) document from BSI details what good […]

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Top 5 excellent Antivirus Protection of 2017

Excellence is achievable but perfection is not. Find an excellent anti-virus product based on your requirements.   Malware are evolving faster than ever, so it’s encourging to discover that the latest generation of antivirus (AV) are better equipped to handle this evolving pace of change. Information security best practice recommends that every PC should run […]

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Six steps to reboot your cyber security strategy

Cyber Security Strategy By Marika Samarati The High Performance Security Report 2016 published by Accenture Security unearthed a clear disconnection between how companies perceive cyber threats and the reality of the situation. According to the report, 75% of security executives surveyed said they were confident in their cyber security strategies, and 70% reported that their […]

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