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6 top attributes employers want in new CISOs

As the chief information security officer role rises in importance, so do the expectations of hiring organizations. These are the key qualities and skills recruiters are asked to look for.

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Latest Cyberspace Solarium Commission 2.0 Report focuses on cyber workforce

The June 2022 report offers recommendations to the private sector, U.S. Congress, and the federal government to build up the nation's cybersecurity talent pool.

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4 reasons why CISOs can’t ignore climate change

Climate change is causing disruptions to the supply chain and critical services, and attackers are keen to take advantage of it.

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HiQ v LinkedIn court ruling will have a material effect on privacy

A U.S. appeals court has ruled that hiQ's scraping of public LinkedIn data is not a violation of the U.S. Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

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2022 CSO Hall of Fame honorees

Honorees will be recognized in-person at the CSO50 Conference + Awards at the MGM National Harbor Hotel in National Harbor, MD from September 19-21, 2022.

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What does it mean for cybersecurity to “align with the business"?

Showing how security helps business achieve its objectives is a two-step process: Speak the language of business and do cost-benefit analyses that prove value returned.

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Uber CISO's trial underscores the importance of truth, transparency, and trust

The criminal trial offers a lesson in the value of both CISOs and organizations adhering to a policy of truth, transparency and trust when it comes to security.

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CISOs worried about material attacks, boardroom backing

CISOs are also less concerned about ransomware attacks, but many says their organizations are still not properly prepared for them.

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CREST partners with Immersive Labs, Hack The Box to enhance cybersecurity skills development

Cybersecurity accreditation and certification body announces two new skills development-focused partnerships as cybersecurity skills challenges continue to impact organizations.

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Security leaders chart new post-CISO career paths

The evolution and growing prominence of the CISO role gives holders more options on where to go next in their careers.

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Secrets to building a healthy CISO-vendor partnership

Productive CISO-vendor partnerships are to key to overall security success. Here's how to establish and maintain effective relationships with security vendors.

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Cybersecurity metrics corporate boards want to see

These are the metrics that boards of directors will find useful because they help map security investments with strategic goals and risks.

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SolarWinds breach lawsuits: 6 takeaways for CISOs

Civil lawsuits aim to show that SolarWinds and its CISO did not take adequate actions to prevent a breach. Here's how security leaders can protect themselves and their organizations from similar claims.

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Cybersecurity litigation risks: 4 top concerns for CISOs

Cybersecurity and data protection are expected to become top drivers of legal disputes. What litigation risks should CISOs be most concerned about and what can they do about it?

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Is your security organization ripe for a reorg?

CISOs should revisit organizational structure as part of their overall strategic plans and after big shifts in enterprise needs. But experts warn that reorganizing alone isn’t a recipe for success.

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Morgan Stanley’s Rachel Wilson on the democratization of cybercrime

The head of cybersecurity for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Investment Technology reflects on key changes in the risk and security landscape.

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MassMutual’s Ariel Weintraub on bringing more intelligence to security

For the insurance company CISO, a do-it-yourself approach to security analytics and SOC staffing, pays off in increased agility and quicker responses to threats.

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Making security a more welcoming field for women

Job postings that suggest a frat house mindset, work-life imbalance, and pay gaps are among the areas companies should focus on if they want to hire and keep more women cybersecurity professionals.

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What is ethical hacking? Getting paid to break into computers

Learn the ethical hacking certifications, training, and experience you need to land a job testing an organization's defenses.

Karen F. Worstell, senior cybersecurity strategist, VMware

VMware’s Karen Worstell: This isn’t a black swan world anymore

Over the past 30 years, several disruptive events have completely changed the practice of security. The challenge for CISOs: take the lessons of the past and apply them to the future.

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