information security

Cybersecurity For SMBs: Why Identifying & Protecting Critical Information Assets Should Be A Foundational Element Of Your Security Program

The digital world has become a scary place, one in which few small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) feel that they are adequately protected. Jeremy Wittkop, CTO of InteliSecure, outlines the steps necessary to achieve effective information security through identification and prioritization of key assets most important to a business.

Data Access And Security Are Out Of Sync

Enterprises  are struggling to find secure ways to allow trusted users access sensitive data. Traditional security models designed to protect limited entry points to the data are no longer viable. These best practices, presented by Gurucul’s CEO, Saryu Nayyar, can help address the challenges.

Does Your Language Service Provider Keep Your Data Safe?

Source documents sent for translation often contain sensitive information, and data corruption in the language industry can be extremely damaging for companies. Making sure your language provider has established a strong information security management system is imperative.

My Impact on Society as a Female Data Scientist

Xuan Zhao, a female data scientist in the information security industry, explains how machine learning dramatically helps her work have a true impact on society, and vice versa.

Knowledge, Passion, Determination and a Sense of Social Responsibility

Robert Simmons thinks of his mom and grandmother when defending all computer users from cyber threats that can strip them of their identities and money. This InfoSec professional believes a safe and level Internet playing field will be achieved by meticulously observing data patterns to illuminate the most dangerous network risks.

Let’s Muse on CyberSecurity as a Business Enabler. Because It Is

If we continue to treat information security as the brakes on a vehicle, we will likewise continue to find we can’t speed the business up to its fullest capacity.

Guatemalan | 4’9” | Female | US Army Sergeant | Cyber Forensics Student | Badass

Cinthya Grajeda-Mendez, the first and only female to ever join the UNH Cyber Forensics Research & Education Lab, has twice found herself in a field dominated by men. From the military to cyber forensics, this 4’9” woman is the epitome of never giving up on your dreams and not taking “no” for an answer.

Ho, Ho, Ho! PCI DSS Compliance…Just in Time for the Holidays

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council has updated its data security standard. PCI DSS 3.2 went into effect November 1, which means many organizations are now scrambling to come into compliance--while also preparing for the busiest time of the year.

Looking For Creative People To Fill Positions in Technology Space. True Story

With more than 25 years’ experience in the IT field, ISACA Director Jo Stewart-Rattray has a lot of experience and advice to share. Determine what you want to do in technology, find your own path, and make it happen. And until you’ve actually tried something, don’t place imaginary obstacles in your own path.

There Is Gender Equality in the Privacy Field...But Will it Last?

The relatively new field of privacy is a striking example of a profession that gets gender equity right. Will this equality last or will the industry slowly laud more men as leaders like the InfoSec space?

My Quantum Leap into Cybersecurity

When overcoming the roadblocks on the path to diversity in the tech or InfoSec fields, make sure that the roadblock isn’t yourself. Rachel Phillips of Moss Adams shares how she removed the obstacles that were preventing her from getting her dream job as a cybersecurity professional — which turned out to be her own biases.