The PCI Security Standards Council is offering 40 percent lower fees for participating organizations in nations with lower-income economies. "We want to encourage countries in Africa and South Asia to get engaged with us," Jeremy King, international director at PCI SSC, tells ISMG in an exclusive interview.
As the New Year unfolds, finding a breach prevention provider will be critical in order to safeguard an organization's assets. NSS Labs subjected nine cybersecurity market leaders to comprehensive, rigorous testing to determine how well each product handled current advanced threats and attack methods. All vendor...
A new survey shows 82 percent of organizations around the world are struggling with a shortage of staff with cybersecurity skills. Training expert Simone Petrella analyzes the survey results and spotlights the skills needed now to fight emerging cyber threats.
Even as the demand for security professionals grows, the outflow of practitioners from the profession is greater than the influx of fresh blood, says (ISC)Â² CEO David Shearer. How can this trend be effectively addressed?
(ISC)Â² and the Cloud Security Alliance have unveiled a new cloud security professional certification designed to measure advanced competence. Will training for the certification help professionals gain a better understanding of cloud security?
Amidst a global information security staffing crisis, India must focus on developing more practitioners with deep technical skills. This is the practical advice from Hord Tipton, out-going director of (ISC)Â².
To help address the shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals, (ISC)Â² is offering colleges and universities a variety of assistance with bolstering cybersecurity education and preparing students for certification.
(ISC)Â² is celebrating its silver anniversary as a global organization educating and certifying information security professionals. What are the key threats and trends driving the profession's future growth?
Every large enterprise needs to grant some level of access to its employees, contractors, partners, vendors, and customers. While necessary to support the business, access to critical information resources also represents a source of potential business and compliance risk. A clear definition of who is responsible for...
Employment of IT security professionals in the United States is at an all-time high, our analysis of the latest U.S. government jobs data shows, but the growth in the profession isn't keeping pace with the demand for these skills in business and government.
Delaware state information security officers recently convened for a day of meetings and training to better prepare for incidents in their individual agencies, an event state CSO Elayne Starkey compares to fire drills.
Delaware Chief Security Officer Elayne Starkey leads hundreds of information security officers, many of whom have technical expertise in areas other than security. What can financial institutions learn from her new certification program that provides needed security know-how?