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Password Security Tips to Help You Foil Hackers (CBS News)

Details from this week’s federal indictment of Russian hackerscharged with compromising hundreds of millions of Yahoo accounts reveal that many people are still not taking rou... More

IBM, PwC Make Cybersecurity Ventures’ Top 50 Security Company List (IT Business Edge)

Cybersecurity spending is expected to reach $1 trillion over the next five years, according to the most recent Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity Market Report. This has raised ... More

The Gender Gap in Cybersecurity Jobs Isn’t Getting Better (Slate)

Johanna Vazzana knew the job she’d applied for was a stretch. Vazzana, now a cybersecurity strategist working at Mitre, was interviewing early in her career for a technical c... More

Google Points to Another POS Vendor Breach (Krebs on Security)

For the second time in the past nine months, Google has inadvertently but nonetheless correctly helped to identify the source of a large credit card breach — by assigning a “Th... More

Cybersecurity in Seven Minutes (CSM)

Knowing about cybersecurity risks isn’t the same as protecting against them. For instance, a recent survey from the Pew Research Center found that just 12 percent of America... More

Study: Zero-Day Exploits Develop Quickly (Threat Post)

It takes less than a month for most zero-day exploits to be developed, and about a quarter of those previously unknown and unpatched vulnerabilities will go undiscovered and undis... More

Fewer than a Quarter of Cybersecurity Job Candidates are Qualified (Dark Reading)

Sobering news on the cybersecurity hiring front: More than 20% of organizations get fewer than five applicants for an open security job and more than half of all positions (55%) ta... More

SAS Survey: Security Analytics Proves Challenging but Effective

Security analytics solutions are delivering deeper visibility into organizations' security data than ever before. But deployment and day-to-day usage remain challenging, according ... More

Roadmap to a $200,000 Cybersecurity Job (Dark Reading)

The economics of supply and demand shape today's cybersecurity job market. Each year, US employers post more than 120,000 openings for information security analysts and roughly o... More

Google Ranks Gmail Malware Targets: Where the M&E Sector Ranks (ZDNet)

Real-estate businesses receive 10 times more spam with malicious links or attachments than organizations in healthcare and sciences, according to Google's  analysis of spam targ... More

Closing The Cybersecurity Skills Gap With STEM (Dark Reading)

The growing number of cybersecurity threats and attacks expose the importance of engaging students in hands-on learning. Not only are cybersecurity threats increasing, they're also... More

NSS Labs Announces Advanced Endpoint Protection Group Test Results (NSS Labs)

NSS Labs has announced the group test results of its first Advanced Endpoint Protection Test (AEP). AEP is a new category of security products that has emerged in response to the f... More

Verizon Enterprise: Data Breaches Becoming More Complex, Pervasive

Data breaches are becoming more complex and are no longer confined to just the IT department, but are now affecting every department within an organization. Each breach leaves a li... More

Defining the Security Awareness Maturity Model (SANS)

Last week we introduced the Security Awareness Maturity Model. Established in 2011, this maturity model enables organizations to identify where their security awareness program is... More

Why Your Company’s First Line of Cybersecurity is Not Your CTO (Forbes)

While today’s cyber threats have seemingly innocuous names – Poodle, Heartbleed or other – the threats can cost companies millions. As a technology executive who has strategi... More

Businesses Fear Brand Damage More Than Security Breaches (Dark Reading)

Risk management is a challenge for most businesses, but security breaches aren't their top concern. Most fear long-term reputational damage will stem from their inability to manage... More

ABI: Machine Learning to Boost Cybersecurity Spending

With cyber criminals constantly adapting to industry defenses, creating new ways to commit cybercrimes, the cybersecurity industry is increasingly looking toward machine learning a... More

M&E Journal: The EU Effect on Film and TV

By Peter Worrall, co-founder and director of research and marketing, Fortium Technologies — We all spent much of the summer obsessing about “Brexit,” the British electorat... More

Data Breaches Hit All-Time Record High, Increased 40% in 2016 (Help Net Security)

The number of U.S. data breaches tracked in 2016 hit an all-time record high of 1,093, according to a new report by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and CyberScout. This r... More

Can Cybersecurity Boot Camps Fill the Workforce Gap? (CS Monitor)

Boot camps aren't just for software development anymore. With the US cybersecurity workforce facing severe shortages and data breaches surging, new groups are cropping up to re... More

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