February 2018

More than 80% say they are ‘open’ to new job offers, while 15% are actively on the search, a new (ISC)2 survey shows. It’s still a seller’s market in cybersecurity, where recruiters are aggressively contacting prospects and the majority of workers are keeping their options open for a better job offer. A new global survey […]

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Securing your data in the digital age is very challenging, but it has never been more necessary. We just looked at the hair-raising cost of a data breach in 2018 and we know that employees are often the weakest link. In fact, over 90% of all cyber-attacks are successfully executed with information stolen from employees, […]

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Throughout his career, John Germain has gained first-hand experience with how constantly evolving technology creates constantly evolving cybersecurity vulnerabilities. His first introduction to cybersecurity came when working as a network administrator in the 1990s, when the Melissa virus attacked his company’s rudimentary data protection infrastructure. Download this free guide Claim your complimentary copy of SearchCIO.com’s […]

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Visitors walk inside the glass dome of the Reichstag building in Berlin. Thomson Reuters Germany is investigating a security breach of its defense and interior ministry’s private servers. Local media speculated that Russian hacking group Fancy Bear is behind the cyberattack. The Russian group is believed to be linked to several high-stakes cyber breaches, including […]

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The superintendent of schools in Whitefish has come out against arming teachers. Not everyone in the community agrees. Superintendent Heather Davis Schmidt doesn’t mince words in her latest column in the Whitefish Pilot. “I think arming our staff members creates a sense of a lack of safety, and I don’t think that’s the sense we […]

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Democrats are furious. Leaders of the U.S. intelligence community have no doubt that Russian trolls, bots and hackers are planning to meddle in the midterm elections this fall, and to date President Donald Trump has not instructed his cyber generals to hit back.   This was the upshot of Senate testimony Tuesday from Admiral Mike […]

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by Ray Schultz , 3 hours ago Over 80% of companies have inadequate IT security budgets or none at all. And over 50% say they have been breached, according to a study by security firm Cygilant. Moreover, only 16.6 are very confident that they can protect… read more at: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/315319/companies-are-failing-to-address-cyber-threat-rep.html

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The Jacksonville Cyber Security Conference will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jacksonville Marriott, 4670 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville. There will be more than 30 IT security exhibits and 10 industry leading speakers. For more information, contact Dawn Morrissey at dmorrissey@dataconnectors.com or 636-778-9495. … … read more at: https://www.beachesleader.com/cyber-security-conference

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