Cyber Security

National Security Agency Deputy Director Rick Ledgett said during the “New World Cybersecurity Threats: STEM to the Rescue” discussion at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference that his agency hires about 1,500 people every year, including 800 from the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. These are selected out of the 90,000 applications the […]

Organizations quite often spend millions of dollars on deploying various technologies on cybersecurity to defend against data breaches. Despite that, devastating hacking continues to occur. Let’s not forget the breaches at Target, Sony, Home Depot, along with the recent theft of millions of dollars from a Bangladesh bank by attacking financial transaction network SWIFT and […]

Organizations quite often spend millions of dollars on deploying various technologies on cybersecurity to defend against data breaches. Despite that, devastating hacking continues to occur. Let’s not forget the breaches at Target, Sony, Home Depot, along with the recent theft of millions of dollars from a Bangladesh bank by attacking financial transaction network SWIFT and […]

Women in security need to step up as industry role models and set the example for future generations. Here’s how. The gender gap in Silicon Valley gets a lot of attention but this is not just a Silicon Valley problem. As a woman in the male-dominated technology industry, I first experienced the gender gap when […]

Women in security need to step up as industry role models and set the example for future generations. Here’s how. The gender gap in Silicon Valley gets a lot of attention but this is not just a Silicon Valley problem. As a woman in the male-dominated technology industry, I first experienced the gender gap when […]

National Security Agency Deputy Director Rick Ledgett said during the “New World Cybersecurity Threats: STEM to the Rescue” discussion at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference that his agency hires about 1,500 people every year, including 800 from the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. These are selected out of the 90,000 applications the […]

You want perfect data security? Dream on. The need to protect corporate and personal information from unauthorized and possibly nefarious eyes was front and center this week at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium in Cambridge, Mass.. But experts failed to agree about whether the forces of good are prevailing against the bad guys or even […]

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday that Tidewater Community College is the latest Virginia school to be named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE2Y) by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This comes after 100 employees reported having trouble filing their […]