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  • Selling InfoSec Careers to Women

    Communication, Education, Research Skills All in Demand Selling InfoSec Careers to Women
    Security researcher Lysa Myers

    To entice more women, as well as men, to enter information security professions, researcher Lysa Myers says the industry needs to kill its boring image and better communicate the full array of opportunities available and the skills that are in demand. Read more...

  • Webroot CEO on Hiring CyberSec Pros

    Dick Williams Addresses Need for Expertise Beyond Technology Webroot CEO on Hiring CyberSec Pros
    Dick Williams

    Dick Williams, CEO of digital security firm Webroot, says the cybersecurity profession needs more than just technical experts. Learn why he says firms will seek out those who can understand the behaviors of cyber-attackers. Read more...

  • Articulating Security's Business Value

    Gartner's Scholtz on How to Educate Management Articulating Security's Business Value
    Tom Scholtz of Gartner

    When security succeeds, it is often unnoticed. That success might also make security investments hard to sustain, given its low profile in organizations. Gartner's Tom Scholtz discusses articulating security's business value. Read more...

  • Art Coviello: Venture Capitalist

    Ex-RSA Chairman Joins Rally Ventures as Partner Art Coviello: Venture Capitalist
    Art Coviello, Rally Ventures

    Former RSA Chairman Art Coviello has re-emerged as a partner with venture capital firm Rally Ventures. What's it like to transition from creating new security solutions to discovering and nurturing them? Read more...

  • Government Critic Gets White House Role

    Princeton Professor Ed Felten Is New Federal Deputy CTO Government Critic Gets White House Role
    Ed Felten

    Ed Felten, the new federal deputy chief technology officer, hasn't been shy about criticizing the federal government, whether it's about the NSA undermining encryption standards or the FBI not being entirely transparent on malware warnings. Read more...

  • Article

    PCI: 5 New Security Requirements

    New Task Force Created to Assist Smaller Merchants By Tracy Kitten
    PCI: 5 New Security Requirements

    Five best practices noted in version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard will become requirements after June 30, with remote access and third-party risks the key focus - particularly for smaller merchants.

  • Interview

    Warning: Security Alert Overload

    Expert Says Warnings and Alert Messages Are Failing Us By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Warning: Security Alert Overload

    Vendors' and software makers' over-reliance on security messages and warnings has left users habituated to them, thus rendering such alerts less effective or even worthless, warns cybersecurity expert Alan Woodward.

  • Blog

    The Internet of Buggy Things

    It's Time to Patch or Pitch Vulnerable Devices By Mathew Schwartz
    The Internet of Buggy Things

    It's no surprise that virus-wielding hackers are exploiting Internet of Things devices. Blame too many device manufacturers rushing products to market, skimping on secure development practices and failing to audit the third-party code they use.

  • Article

    Senate Delays NSA Bulk Collection Vote

    Will Reconvene May 31 to Decide Whether to Scrap Program By Howard Anderson
    Senate Delays NSA Bulk Collection Vote

    The U.S. Senate has delayed until May 31 a decision on whether to follow the House and approve a proposal to scrap the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone metadata.

  • Article

    Logjam Vulnerability: 5 Key Issues

    Don't Rush to Fix 20-Year-Old Flaw, Experts Say By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Logjam Vulnerability: 5 Key Issues

    While the "Logjam" vulnerability raises serious concerns, there's no need to rush related patches into place, according to several information security experts. Learn the key issues, and how organizations must respond

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