Prevention Is Always Better Than Reaction When It Comes To Safety. Cybersecurity Is No Different, But What To Do If You Become A Victim Of Cybercrime?

By Marco Ciappelli
A conversation with Kristin Judge | CEO/President of the Cybercrime Support Network

It seems to me that we have a long way to go before the general population and small businesses become aware of the very likely risk of becoming victims of cybercrime. While there are many things that can be done to reduce the risk — the “100% safe” scenario is a myth — we certainly cannot expect (at this time) that someone or something is going to take those steps for us.

Chats on the Road to RSAC 2019 | Cybersecurity Starts With Mental Security | With Ryan Louie

By Sean Martin

Mental health is a topic we care deeply about at ITSPmagazine and we were thrilled to have the chance to connect with Ryan Louie, a board-certified Psychiatrist focusing on the psychiatry of entrepreneurship and the mental health impact of cybersecurity, to get a sneak peek into his interactive session on this very topic during RSA Conference 2019.

Thom’s Tremendously Titillating Tour to Tirelessly Train Towards The Tactical Triumph

Itineraries on the Road to RSA Conference 2019 | By Thom Langford

RSA Conference 2019 has a lot of great keynotes and sessions presented by some of the world’s top leaders in information security and privacy. Our good friend, Thom Langford, will be attending RSAC 2019 to not only take in these sessions, but to meet with friends, colleagues, and interesting random strangers. Because that is what RSAC is really about: meeting, networking and swapping ideas and opinions in real time.

Are We Investing In InfoSec To Solve Problems Or Make Money?

By Sean Martin, host of At The Edge

In today's episode, Jay Leek and Patrick Heim of ClearSky Ventures shine the light on a ton of stuff related to the state of the InfoSec market and how cybersecurity investments play a role in the ecosystem of protection, detection, and response. Listen in to get their individual and combined views on investment strategies, investment buzzwords, and the categorization of the 4 types of security companies and how the categories impact investment decisions. Jay and Patrick even share some advice for the organizations making attempts to consume some of these innovative products.

Chats on the Road to RSAC 2019 | Solving the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage | With Elaine Marino of Equili

By Selena Templeton, host of DiverseIT

Welcome to a new episode of ITSPmagazine’s 2019 “Chats on the Road to RSA Conference,” a series of podcasts leading up to the annual conference in San Francisco in which we connect with conference organizers, speakers, presenters and panelists. Today’s guest Elaine Marino, CEO of Equili, founder of LadyCoders and co-founder of this seminar, who will give us a sneak peek into what she’ll be bringing to the table in this discussion, how she and Karen Worstell came to create this session for RSA Conference, and who should attend these panels.

Some Easy Dos, Don’ts, and Think About It for Your Data While Traveling

Itineraries on the Road to RSA Conference 2019 | By George Platsis

George Platsis, Senior Associate – Cyber Risk at Susan David International and a #CyberAvenger, reminds us that not only do most of us carry our lives in our pocket or purse, but few seem to care about keeping these smartphones secure, particularly when traveling. George offers 9 easy dos, don’ts and things to think about as we all prepare to head to RSA Conference this year.

Chats on the Road to RSAC 2019 | Solving the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage | With Claudia Schabel of Schabel Solutions

By Selena Templeton, host of DiverseIT

Welcome to a new episode of ITSPmagazine’s 2019 “Chats on the Road to RSA Conference,” a series of podcasts leading up to the annual conference in San Francisco in which we connect with conference organizers, speakers, presenters and panelists. Today’s guest is Claudia Schabel of Schabel Solutions, who gives us a sneak peek into her panel at the “Solving Our Cybersecurity Talent Shortage” seminar at RSAC.

Security Staffing, Skills Training, DevSecOps, And Hanging With The ISSA Crew And Other Friends

Itineraries on the Road to RSA Conference 2019 | By Candy Alexander

As a seasoned professional, Candy Alexander's RSA Conference experience may be more unconventional than most. She writes that she goes for the people, parties and sharing of knowledge — however it happens — and it happens in many ways! This year, Candy’s plan of attack is along the lines of searching out the parties and registering for those that are of interest, and then scouring the agenda of sessions to go after the areas where she feels a need to learn.

Chats on the Road to RSAC 2019 | The Five Most Dangerous New Attack Techniques And How To Counter Them | With The SANS Keynote Panel

By Sean Martin, host of At The Edge

In today’s chat, I connect with all 4 of the SANS panelists for their RSA Conference keynote panel entitled The Five Most Dangerous New Attack Techniques and How to Counter Them. This RSA Conference session is again led by Research Director and Founder of the SANS Institute, Alan Paller, who is joined on stage by Ed Skoudis, Heather Mahalik and Johannes Ullrich. In this podcast they’ll give us a sneak peek into what they will be talking about this year with regards to the latest threats, attacks and the methods used to carry them out.

Chats on the Road to RSAC 2019 | Solving the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage | With Caroline Wong of Cobalt

By Selena Templeton, host of DiverseIT

Welcome to a new episode of ITSPmagazine’s 2019 “Chats on the Road to RSA Conference,” a series of podcasts leading up to the annual conference in San Francisco in which we connect with conference organizers, speakers, presenters and panelists. Today’s guest is Caroline Wong, who gives us a sneak peek into her panel at the “Solving Our Cybersecurity Talent Shortage” seminar at RSAC.

Cybersecurity as a Branding Value for Companies. It is not a cost, it is an investment.

By Marco Ciappelli
A conversation with Sarah Squire Senior Technical Architect at Ping Identity

Times have changed quite a bit since cybersecurity wasn’t even a word. Now it is most definitely a thing, a problem, a cost, and also a value. 

The fact that cybersecurity sounds boring and the fact that it is mostly perceived as a cost doesn’t help your chance for success.

But is that true?

Data Privacy Day 2019 | A Recap In Pictures

The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) put on another incredible Data Privacy Day event comprised of a number of panels and presentations and even some live audience engagement, including some questions from our own Sean Martin. As a proud media partner for this important event, ITSPmagazine’s Sean Martin captured some pictures and put out a few tweets as well.

Operationalizing IoT Security Using The OWASP Top 10 Project

By Sean Martin, host of At The Edge

In this episode, Sean Martin connects with Aaron Guzman and Daniel Miessler, and we take a look at the new edition of the OWASP Top 10 for the Internet of Things. The project, which began in 2014, contains a lot of work related to identifying the risks, vulnerabilities, and controls necessary to safely deploy and use Internet-connected devices at work, at home, and in society. Aaron and Daniel walk us through the top 10 list, giving us some insight into each item and how it can have an impact on the how things are built, implemented, and broken.

Meeting New People, Supporting The Community, And Paying It Forward At RSA Conference

Itineraries on the Road to RSA Conference 2019 | By Rick McElroy

RSA Conference 2019 is a great place to take in the keynotes and sessions presented by some of the world’s top leaders in information security and privacy. Our good friend, Rick McElroy, walks us through some of these talks that he plans to attend. Rick provides much more insight into the conference scene, though, so be sure to read through all that he has to offer here.

Seeking New Opinions, Innovations, And Unpolished Ideas At RSA Conference

Itineraries on the Road to RSA Conference 2019 | By Fred Wilmot

RSA Conference 2019 is a dissemination point for executives, policy makers and practitioners collecting ideas, best practices and validated methods to take home and use in your own house. In this itinerary, Fred Wilmot from Devo shares a list of sessions designed to seek out the gems, talented new opinions, and maybe innovative, unpolished ideas found at conferences such as these.

Itineraries On The Road To RSA Conference 2019 | San Francisco

So many things to see and so little time on our side – and we are not just talking about San Francisco. RSA Conference 2019 offers a wide variety of attractions if, like us, you are into cybersecurity matters.

On this page, we will report about our plans once we arrive in the City of Fog. 

Chats on the Road to RSAC 2019 | Solving the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage | With Vanessa Pegueros of DocuSign

By Selena Templeton, host of DiverseIT

Welcome to a new episode of ITSPmagazine’s 2019 “Chats on the Road to RSA Conference,” a series of podcasts leading up to the annual conference in San Francisco in which we connect with conference organizers, speakers, presenters and panelists. Today’s guest is Vanessa Pegueros of DocuSign, to give us a sneak peek into her panel at the “Solving Our Cybersecurity Talent Shortage” seminar at RSAC.

A conversation about the importance of volunteering in the cybersecurity community

By Marco Ciappelli | Co-host Selena Templeton
A conversation with Kathleen Smith

On this conversation Selena Templeton will help me dig into a subject that is very dear to Kathleen: the importance of volunteering in the cybersecurity community as an opportunity for learning new technical and non-technical skills that benefit personal growth and support career advancement.

Volunteering is good for the people who do it and for the company that supports it.

January 28 is Data Privacy Day. The remaining 364 days of the year are Data Privacy Days

By Marco Ciappelli, Co-host Sean Martin
A conversation with NCSA Executive Director Kelvin Coleman

What’s the title of today’s story?

Data Privacy Day 2019 Reminds Businesses and Consumers About the Value of Personal Data and the Need to Protect It

In this new era of privacy, the National Cyber Security Alliance will underscore the value of personal information by informing businesses about the critical need to respect consumer privacy and safeguard data.