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Annual Report 2019

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 114 influencers like SC Media and (ISC)², discussing hashtags such as #cybersecurity , #AI and #DigitalTransformation.
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On Dec 3, 2019
@TAKellermann shared @the_howlers

141 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2020

141 predictions for 2020 from key participants in the cybersecurity defense industry, highlighting all that’s hot today and tomorrow

On Nov 6, 2019
@snlyngaas shared
RT @HowellONeill: New: I just visited Microsoft HQ to meet MSTIC, the team tasked with tracking and defending against the growing number of government-sponsored hackers. MSFT, which won the Pentagon’s cloud contract last week, has incredible visibility across the internet.

Inside the Microsoft team tracking the world’s most dangerous hackers

From Russian Olympic cyberattacks to billion-dollar North Korean malware, how one tech giant monitors nation-sponsored hackers everywhere on earth.

On Dec 6, 2019
@gattaca shared
RT @wendynather: Truly honored to be representing @Cisco and @duosec on the keynote stage at #RSAC in February.

RSA Conference Announces Initial 2020 Keynote Speakers

RSA Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, today announced its initial line-up of keynote speakers for RSA

On Sep 29, 2019
@MikeIsaac shared
this is part of the flip side of a world in which the services we use move from public to private sharing and e2e encryption goes mainstream it is one of the many things worth considering when looking at the future of the internet

The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong?

Online predators create and share the illegal material, which is increasingly cloaked by technology. Tech companies, the government and the authorities are no match.

On Dec 4, 2019
@JimMarous shared
The Biggest Technology Trends That Will Impact Banking in 2020 #banking #fintech #finserv #AI #5G #cloud #cybersecurity #voice #digital @FinancialBrand @SpirosMargaris @psb_dc @BrettKing @rshevlin @ipfconline1 @evankirstel @leimer @DeepLearn007

The Biggest Technology Trends That Will Impact Banking in 2020

The banking technology trends for 2020 will use 5G speed, integrate humans and digital and prepare for cyberthreats.

On Nov 18, 2019
@ISC2 shared
"At a time when cyber risks are proliferating at a faster rate than at any time in history, organizations around the globe are struggling to find talented professionals who can help them defend against these risks." Read more from @cpomagazine:

How to address the cybersecurity workforce shortage

According to the latest Cybersecurity Workforce Study from (ISC)2, it would take a 145% increase in the number of these cybersecurity professionals to fill the current estimated need for ...

On Nov 21, 2019
@gregotto shared
Here is the full spicy article @ItsReallyNick referenced in his talk #CYBERWARCON

A stolen Trump-Duterte transcript appears to be just one part of a larger hacking story

A leaked transcript of a phone conversation between President Donald Trump and his Philippine counterpart was available online for weeks before surfacing in news reports, and it now appears ...

On Nov 22, 2019
@NortonOnline shared
Sensitive and personal information belonging to PayMyTab customers has been exposed due to an open AWS bucket, researchers have revealed. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and partial financial details were made available online.
On Oct 23, 2019
@SCMagazine shared
Tips for those of all ages interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity #NCSAM - more from Charles Poff at @SailPoint:

Tips for those of all ages interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity

Today, we are facing a frightening shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the workforce. Specifically, this widening gap is expected to lead to 3.5

On Nov 18, 2019
@JimMarous shared
RT @SpirosMargaris: Good read #Cybersecurity in the Age of Financial Digital #Innovation #fintech #insurtech #BigData #AI #ML @jesperf @okta @Shirastweet @missdkingsbury #API #banking @JimMarous @RAlexJimenez @Visible_Banking

Cybersecurity in the Age of Financial Digital Innovation

Brexit continues to leave the UK in a shroud of uncertainty, but this hasn’t hampered its reputation as Europe’s hub of financial digital innovation. But...

On Nov 12, 2019
@ISC2 shared
“Certifications validate the knowledge and skills acquired in a cybersecurity course” #CISSP @ISC2 via @CISOMAG

“Certifications validate the knowledge and skills acquired in a cybersecurity course”

CISO MAG asked Julien Legrand, Operation Security Manager, Société Générale about the cybersecurity certifications that are in demand in the industry. He offers a lot of advice to aspiring ...

On Nov 13, 2019
@gregotto shared
Someone asked me recently how I balance reporting cybersecurity in D.C. with everything else that's going on. I told them there is no balancing act. Cybersecurity touches all the stories you've been paying attention to. Case in point:

Exclusive: U.S. manufacturing group hacked by China as trade talks intensified - sources

As trade talks between Washington and Beijing intensified earlier this year, sus...

On Nov 20, 2019
@CyrilCoste shared
RT @dinisguarda: #5G, #AI – #Huawei and #Europe’s #DigitalTransformation via @intelligentHQ CC @EliseQuevedo @antgrasso @UserExperienceU @CyrilCoste @SwissCognitive @Susie_WSQ @vulicvladimir @andy_fitze @AkwyZ @AghiathChbib @sallyeaves @SpirosMargaris @YuHelenYu

5G, AI – Huawei and Europe’s Digital Transformation

Huawei has a long story in Europe in bringing innovation and digital transformation as collaborations are needed in today’s world

On Nov 27, 2019
@CyrilCoste shared
RT @CRudinschi: Ambitious industrialization targets have been set: #Egypt wants manufacturing to account for 21 % of their overall GDP by 2020; the #UAE and #Jordan are targeting figures of 25 and 27 %. #SIE_expo2020 @AkwyZ @mirko_ross @CyrilCoste @TheDataAgent @fogoros

Pursuing the digital transformation of Middle East industry

while it may be tempting think of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) as a concept for traditional powerhouses of manufacturing – such as the USA, Germany or China – it is ...

On Dec 9, 2019
@StephaneNappo shared
#AsktheCISO #CISO #Cybersecurity #Security #InfoSec #CyberStructures Closing the Gap Between Physical and Cyber Security. article via @TechNative @domhalps cc: @TopCyberNews @CyberStructures @ChuckDBrooks @kennethholley @cybersecboardrm @pierrepinna

Closing the Gap Between Physical and Cyber Security

Enterprises across the world are continuing to embrace digital services with the aim of becoming digitally adept. But, as these changes take place, security threats become increasingly ...

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Senior Reporter, @CyberScoopNews | Ex-freelancer in Africa sean.lyngaas[at] | Signal +1 202-763-3303. I also tweet about my dog, the newest APT

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Head Cybersecurity Strategist at VMware & Global Fellow at the Wilson Center

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Digital Transformation thoughts about #AI #Digital #Marketing #Fintech #Leadership #Blockchain #DigitalTransformation #KOL #SIEx - Principal Consultant @emergn

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Business-driven security solutions that link business context with security incidents to help organizations manage digital risk and protect what matters most.

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Co-founder and CTO Veracode. Black Hat Review Board. Former L0pht security researcher. Hackers make trouble.

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Global Advisory CISO @duosec (now @Cisco), keynote, breaker of things, dad, creator of (-:|3, Ex @IBM @AMD & @Akamai. @Forbes raconteur, gentleman spy, he/him

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Global Chief Information Security Officer @ I #Technologist I #Strategist I #PhDResearcher I #Author I #Speaker I #Influencer I Global #CISO award 2018

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NYT tech reporter. msnbc contributor. my book on Uber for @wwnorton available now [email protected] or [email protected]

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The official Norton account for the latest news in cyber #security. For help, tweet @NortonSupport 🙂

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Advancing Counterintelligence and Security Excellence

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Mother of four, wife, Americas CEO of Senseon, and an active member of the cyber ecosystem. #cybersecurity #womenintech #womeninsecurity My views are my own.

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CEO of Barracuda (NYSE: CUDA), security and storage provider to 150,000 customers worldwide. Sports enthusiast. Father of two; one amazing wife.

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We are an early-stage #VC firm investing in the next generation of #AI powered-tech companies that connect consumers & enterprises and secure the ecosystem.

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Team @myhackerhouse - a cybersecurity professional services & training company. Contact for a quote.

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