CSIAC SME and member of the American Bar Association’s Information Security Committee, Richard “Rick” Aldrich, gives an overview of the Cybersecurity Issues facing Security Managers.
Topic: Cyber Workforce
Historically, an organization developed a Cybersecurity program to achieve compliance. It has been our experience, organizations which achieve full compliance cannot continue to operate because of strict Compliance requirements and the lack of a functional Cybersecurity program. The lack of a functional Cybersecurity program enables methodologies found
Creating secure environments requires efforts from numerous sources including you! You can assist in creating a more secure environment by becoming aware of common security threats your industry faces, educating yourself by deepening your understanding of what skills and abilities that are vital to cybersecurity specialists, and joining communities of
Cybersecurity positions can require a varying degree of technical proficiency. Those that wish to pursue technical work such as programming or networking can excel in the security industry. However, those that desire a less technical profession can apply their cybersecurity knowledge to other areas such as policy, awareness, or management.
Cybersecurity education ranging from grade schools to colleges and universities is evolving to meet the overwhelming demand for cybersecurity professionals and for the increasing necessity for acting safely in a modern digital world. However, this evolution, driven by a number of factors, produces a variety of educational paths all labeled with a variety of
As the number of unprecedented cyberthreats continues to rise, correspondingly the demand for cybersecurity professionals continues to surge in both public and private sectors. Unfortunately, the supply of cybersecurity professionals is NOT in equilibrium with the demand of cybersecurity professionals. If you were to view any ‘top 10’ jobs, most likely
In this episode of The CSIAC Podcast, Sean Bird talks with James Rice, a Cybersecurity Instructor at Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) and the Lead Instructor for the GenCyber cybersecurity summer camp at MVCC. Overview of the GenCyber Program: The GenCyber program provides summer cybersecurity camp experiences for students and teachers at the K-12
Data Privacy Day is a great time to think about how your business collects, stores, manages and uses data. Personal information about customers, vendors and/or employees may be valuable to your business – but it's something consumers value, too. These questions discuss the importance of safeguarding data at your organization, things to consider in
Privacy Insights and Advice for Organizations: Privacy is Good for Business. Personal information may be valuable to your business, but it’s also something your customers value. Nearly 75 percent of Americans feel it is “extremely” or “very” important that companies have “easy-to-understand, accessible information about what personal data is collected about
CISOs recognize these issues and many organizations are actively hanging a "help wanted" sign to find cybersecurity talent. Unfortunately, it is exceedingly difficult to bring new people onboard. Why? Experienced cybersecurity professionals are in high demand, so organizations are engaged in a battle royale to coax them away from their present employers and