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Meet your shared security responsibility on AWS with CIS

Gartner forecasted that cloud revenue will grow 17% from 2019 to 2020. With the increase in cloud computing, cloud security is more important than ever. Cloud consumption drastically changed in early 2020 when the workforce rapidly went remote. According to Flexera, 59% of enterprises expect cloud usage to exceed prior plans due to COVID-19. With…

Accepting applications for judges for the 2021 SC Awards

SC Media is still accepting applications from cybersecurity professional that would like to participate in judging of the 2021 SC Awards. Those interested in providing their input can complete the judging form, no later than December 11 to be considered. Applications will be reviewed and jurors chosen by the editorial team to participate on either…

SC Awards to recognize solutions, companies, and leaders in 41 categories

The 2021 SC Awards will honor solutions, companies and leaders in 41 categories, each falling within one of three areas. So let’s break the different categories of awards down. Those interested in submitting an entry can do so by clicking here. Trust Awards Encompassing the largest number of awards, these recognize information security products and services that…

Second career cyber: Attracting new talent

Wendy Nather, head of advisory CISOs at Duo Security,  spoke with  Jill Bresin, a newly appointed  cyber threat consultant at data analytics and risk assessment firm Verisk,  about career shifts that can bring new entrants to the cybersecurity market.

The cyber immigrant experience, then and now

Shamla  Naidoo, managing partner at IBM  and the tech giant’s former global chief information security officer, spoke with newcomer  Mrunmayi Churi, application security engineer at Twitter, about their distinctive experiences immigrating to the United States to pursue a cybersecurity education and career.

From Army to industry: A CISO comparison

Alicia Lynch, vice president and chief information security officer at defense contractor SAIC, spent nearly three decades in the Department of Defense before transitioning to industry. As part of SC Media’s Women in IT Security program, she spoke to SC Media Editor in Chief Jill Aitoro about how public and private sector compare.

$1M Cyber Resiliency Fund launched to support security operations impacted by pandemic

New York, NY, October 19, 2020 – Cybersecurity Collaborative, a membership organization for senior cybersecurity leaders to share expertise and work together on complex enterprise security challenges, alongside parent company CyberRisk Alliance, today announced the creation of a $1M fund to assist organizations whose cybersecurity resources have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The fund…

CyberRisk Alliance acquires podcast and video company Security Weekly

CyberRisk Alliance (CRA), the parent company of SC Media, announced the acquisition of podcast network Security Weekly. Established in 2005 by cybersecurity veteran Paul Asadoorian, Security Weekly’s lineup of podcast programs present insider’s views on how to develop effective cybersecurity strategies; select the right tools and solutions; and function successfully in a variety of business…

SC Media’s Cybersecurity Week in Review for the upcoming week of April 1

Loser in library trustee election convinced Russians interfered with vote Controversy is swirling in the town of Blackduck, Minnesota after the loser in a contentious board of trustees election claimed that a Russian APT group meddled in his campaign. Randall LaSalle, 66, leveled the accusations against Kremlin-sponsored hackers after coming in second to his arch…

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