With a growing cyber threat landscape and an estimated 1 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide, the field is wide open for both recent graduates and people looking to make a career change. Job postings in the cybersecurity field have gone up 74% over the past five years—and US News and World Report ranked a career […]

Think about what your network defenders do throughout the day, every day, in the course of getting their jobs done. Can you describe it in one sentence? How would you characterize the thousands of tasks that the InfoSec team fields every day? For the past few years, my role at Palo Alto Networks has included […]

Now in addition to earning badges for camping, gardening, and making music, starting in 2018 Girl Scouts will be able to earn badges for their cybersecurity knowledge. The Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has partnered with Palo Alto Networks to roll out the series of 18 cybersecurity badges in September 2018. For those unfamiliar, […]

Global Cybersecurity Summit 2017 covers artificial intelligence, cyber human rights, and Russian election meddling. KYIV, UKRAINE – The inaugural Global Cybersecurity Summit (GCS17) finished today in Kyiv, Ukraine, with conversation topics ranging from best consumer practices to encryption and artificial intelligence, and culminating with election security around the world and a hard-hitting keynote by Eric Rosenbach, Co-Director […]

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said that for every action there was an equal and opposite reaction when asked about a possible Russia-US war in cybersphere. “Well, maybe, if there is an action there is always an equal and opposite reaction,” Putin told US filmmaker Oliver Stone in the interview broadcast by the Showtime television network, when asked whether a […]

Warfare has traditionally been executed within easily defined periods of time and geographic boundaries. These conflicts have been fought on identifiable terrain in the air, on the ground, under the sea, and, as of the last 20 years, in space. Even the changing tools of war have been easily defined: the rifle, bomb, aircraft, tank, […]

A new Department of Health and Human Services cybersecurity center, designed to serve as a focal point for cyber threat information collection and dissemination in the healthcare sector, was pivotal in facilitating the HHS response to last month’s global WannaCry ransomware attack, say agency officials. The Health Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (HCCIC) was an […]

By Daniel R. Stoller It’s too soon to tell if the one-year-old U.S. government final policies and procedures, aimed at boosting cyberthreat sharing between the U.S. government and the private sector, are a working a lot, a little, or a bit of both. The plan for steering much-needed intelligence about the latest cyberthreats from companies […]

Experts at a Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing warned lawmakers Tuesday that Chinese government hackers appear to be once again targeting private U.S. companies and organizations. “Anecdotally,” there appears to be a re-emergence of economic-related espionage by Chinese hackers, reported Samantha Ravich, an adviser to D.C.-based think tank the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. She said that after a […]

Anzeige Im Kampf gegen Terror und Cyberattacken fordert der Chef der Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft von der Politik eine halbe bis eine Milliarde Euro jährlich für ein neues nationales Forschungszentrum. Ein Verbund von Instituten solle dabei Innovationen zum Schutz der klassischen Infrastruktur – etwa Verkehr und Trinkwasser – verbinden mit der Vorsorge gegen Angriffe über das Internet, sagte […]