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On Oct 19, 2020
@snlyngaas shared
RT @brfreed: Industry alert pins state, local government hacking on suspected Russian group, @snlyngaas scoop. https://t.co/dXTgwudkP9
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Industry alert pins state, local government hacking on suspected Russian group

Industry alert pins state, local government hacking on suspected Russian group

Suspected Russian hackers were behind multiple recent intrusions of U.S. state and local computer networks, according to an industry analysis obtained by CyberScoop. The group responsible ...

On Oct 19, 2020
@SCMagazine shared
As companies scramble to the cloud, security takes center stage the CRA eSummit: “Closing security gaps in hybrid and multi-cloud environments,” Oct. 21-23. https://t.co/MPcQh69z04
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As companies scramble to the cloud, security takes center stage

As companies scramble to the cloud, security takes center stage

Cloud computing can be the greatest enabler, but also a critical security challenge. Join us starting at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, to hear how to strike the proper balance.

On Oct 16, 2020
@Ascend_EDU shared
RT @CompTIA_EMEA: How IT Pros Can Make Cybersecurity a Business Priority #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth https://t.co/uOQqBubtUM https://t.co/L4EMRQDrY7
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How IT Pros Can Make Cybersecurity a Business Priority

How IT Pros Can Make Cybersecurity a Business Priority

The data from CompTIA’s new State of Cybersecurity 2020 research report can help IT pros facilitate conversations about how to respond to changes in the cybersecurity landscape.

On Oct 20, 2020
@SCMagazine shared
As the cyber community assesses a potential Biden White House, privacy regs, internet surveillance practices & supply chain security are all at play. @RaytheonTech @AppgateSecurity @gregory_touhill @Threat_Alliance @LowensteinLLP @ISAlliance @ESgloballaw https://t.co/YIXlsiX1pm
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Cybersecurity and a potential Biden White House: Past tech priorities resurrected

Cybersecurity and a potential Biden White House: Past tech priorities resurrected

As the cybersecurity community assesses a potential Biden White House, privacy regulations, global internet surveillance practices, and supply chain security are all at play.

On Oct 16, 2020
@SCMagazine shared
State CIOs struggle with insufficient cyber budgets, inadequate staffing & legacy infrastructure and solutions, according to a joint report from Deloitte & the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO). @NASCIO @point3sec @Gurucul https://t.co/GbomYfud3L
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State CIOs face same cyber issues as corporate peers, with budget constraints

State CIOs face same cyber issues as corporate peers, with budget constraints

States must focus more on digital modernization and improve the role of CISOs, and the cyber issues they face mirror those of broad array of industries.

On Oct 19, 2020
@CFR_org shared
Private sector firms have the ability to leverage their influence on global internet architecture to improve internet security, writes @jshermcyber. https://t.co/BBhCXQYurw
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U.S. Strategy for Global Internet Security Needs to Better Leverage the Private Sector

U.S. Strategy for Global Internet Security Needs to Better Leverage the Private Sector

Private sector firms have the ability to leverage their influence on global internet architecture to improve internet security.

On Oct 20, 2020
@PogoWasRight shared
[email protected] reporter @DavidUberti wisely reached out to @douglevin of @K12CyberMap for comments on the situation with K-12 cybersecurity this year: https://t.co/53fp5b3G8z
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Hackers Smell Blood as Schools Grapple With Virtual Instruction

Hackers Smell Blood as Schools Grapple With Virtual Instruction

Many K-12 schools that recently returned to virtual instruction handed out devices to students and teachers while trying to prevent computer networks from crumpling under the surge in use. ...

On Oct 16, 2020
@ISC2 shared
All IT professionals who want a rewarding and lucrative career should consider expanding their skill set to include security. Here’s how: https://t.co/pMSMzD6EEC https://t.co/UDar4Xktk9
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How to Get the Experience You Need to Pursue SSCP Certification

How to Get the Experience You Need to Pursue SSCP Certification

By David Bisson All IT professionals who want a lucrative career should consider expanding their skill set to include security. Now is an opportune time to do so, because security is ...