Texas Chief Information Security Officer Brian Engle, like other CISOs, has voiced concerns that the state government didn't have sufficient staffers and managers with the right set of IT security skills. Engle, however, did something about it.
As the "Make in India" movement makes headlines, what is the state of home-grown information security products in India? Uniken's Sanjay Deshpande discusses how the nation can jump-start security innovation.
India currently has 22,000 information security professionals, but needs 800,000 by 2020. Can the government's scheme bring in the necessary skills? What is the risk to business if these roles aren't filled?
The Telangana state government has initiated discussions to launch a unique cybersecurity training programme for creating jobs in the state. What key elements must this programme include to be successful?
Amidst a global information security staffing crisis, India must focus on developing more practitioners with deep technical skills. This is the practical advice from Hord Tipton, out-going director of (ISC)Â².
The latest entrant into the password "hall of shame" is Sony Pictures Entertainment. As the ongoing dumps of Sony data by Guardians of Peace highlight, Sony apparently stored unencrypted passwords with inadequate access controls.
Symantec's capture the flag event puts white hat security professionals into black hat shoes to help them better understand their attackers. How did the latest participants fare? What gaps were exposed?
Sophisticated threats require advanced threat protection. A threat-focused next-generation firewall must adhere to three strategic imperatives. Learn how these imperatives improve defense against advanced threats.
Recent data breaches have drawn attention to the cybersecurity field, and millennials have taken notice. A new survey shows an increasing interest in the career path among young adults but also a lack of knowledge about the field.
As high-profile data breaches continue to grab headlines, demand is growing for well-trained digital forensics experts who can conduct timely investigations to determine the cause of a security incident and help identify mitigation steps.