security training 0310After a number of attacks on the networks within the House of Representatives, legislators got the message: it was time to to begin mandatory security awareness training of all House members and their staffs. Dan Beard, chief administrative officer of the House of Representatives, was tasked with revamping the House's security policies, notably the training of end-users. SC Magazine Executive Editor Dan Kaplan spoke with Beard, as well as a number of other IT experts in similar positions, on the need to educate employees on proper digital safeguards. He found that the human element is the largest security risk in any organization. Technology solutions are one part of the fix, but holding classes is another vital step.
There are many ways to do DevSecOps, and each organization — each security team, even — uses a different approach. Questions such as how many environments you have and the frequency of deployment of those environments are important in understanding how to integrate a security scanner into your DevSecOps machinery. The ultimate goal is speed […]
It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but security awareness is about much more than just dedicating a month to a few activities. Security awareness is a journey, requiring motivation along the way. And culture. Especially culture.That’s the point Proofpoint Cybersecurity Evangelist Brian Reed drove home in a recent appearance on Business Security Weekly.“If your security awareness program […]
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