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ETSI OSM replaces live hackfest with virtual event

ETSI OSM successfully dodged the Coronavirus outbreak hosting a virtual hacking conference that was originally scheduled to take place in Madrid. ETSI OSM, an open source management and orchestration group, cancelled its hackfest that was originally scheduled for March 9-12 opting instead to host it online due to Coronavirus fears. The organization was able to…

Cybersecurity executive changes

March 16 , 2020(ISC)² has initiated a search to replace the organization’s current CEO David Shearer who will be stepping down from his role at the end of 2020. Shearer led (ISC)² since 2015 and under his leadeship, the association grew to 153,000 certified members and associates in 175 countries. The search for a replacement…

Fed report castigates U.S. ability to fend off a cyberattack, suggests major reforms

Fed report castigates U.S. ability to fend off a cyberattack, suggests major reforms The Cyberspace Solarium Commission issued a 182-page report stating the United States in dangerously insecure when it comes to defending itself from a cyberattack and offered a litany of recommendations to shore up the nation’s defenses. The Commission, headed by Sens. Angus…

Trolley Talk, RSA 2020 edition: SC’s third annual cable car chats (full video)

Giving new meaning to the term “Cable News,” SC Media’s Senior Reporter Bradley Barth invited four cyber experts on a round-trip, San Francisco cable car ride from the Market Street/Union Square neighborhood to Phisherman’s – whoops, make that Fisherman’s – Wharf and back. Here’s what they had to say about the latest security news and trends buzzing around…

SC Podcast: RSA, coronavirus and cybersecurity…

This year, the coronavirus joined hippies, counterculture figures and hip tech geniuses who have made the trek to San Francisco for enlightenment, music and to share ideas. Actually, the coronavirus itself didn’t surface during RSA, but it certainly was the talk of the town. In this podcast Cymatic Chief Security and Trust Officer Malcolm Harkins…

Cybersecurity: Poised for a giant leap forward

Cybersecurity has enjoyed good health but is an industry itching for innovation and transformation – and the next big thing, Teri Robinson reports. When Neil Armstrong climbed down the ladder on the Apollo 11 lunar module, the Eagle, and toed the moon’s surface, as he so aptly stated, his small step simultaneously represented a giant…

Where enterprise CISOs go wrong

The best laid plans are often fraught with mistakes – some big, some more nuanced. Evan Schuman looks at where CISOs can fall short. Enterprise security today, at least at the $4 billion annual revenue level and up, is in a precarious place. Despite GDPR and best security practices insisting on having complete global datamaps,…

Follow the cybersecurity money

Venture capitalists have poured money into cybersecurity in recent years – their investments offer a glimpse at what products, solutions and startups are on the horizon.  Lee Sustar reports. For anyone who’s made it through the twin expo floors at the annual RSA Conference – past the big-name vendors with magicians, fast-talking comedians, flashy free…

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