Not all cybersecurity professionals have — or need — coding skills. But without some knowledge of at least one language, you may find your path forward somewhat limited. Want to position yourself for long-term success in the field? Determine the best programming language for cybersecurity — your particular corner of the quickly expanding cybersecurity world — and get familiar with the basics. Think […]

Cybersecurity is a challenge that every enterprise needs to address. With the increased frequency of highly sophisticated attacks, businesses have had to turn to security experts who can leverage best practices and better secure the company’s digital assets. This scenario has led to an explosion in demand for security analysts. These professionals mitigate risk by […]

There’s always a flood of cybersecurity news to stay on top of, and industry best practices are constantly evolving. One of the best ways to remain informed is by following industry leaders through their social media accounts and blogs. While there are many others sharing valuable insights online, these are the 15 cybersecurity influencers we […]

In the digital age, enterprises across industries are actively engaged in the privacy vs. security debate. It’s an important discussion that every organization must have to respond effectively to the threat of data breaches and ransomware attacks. In 2018, we’ve already seen some significant security events targeting leading businesses like Reddit, Timehop, Exactis, and Under […]

Think about what would happen to your vehicle if it weren’t maintained. How long would it last? The tires would eventually thin out and you’d be driving on the rims. The timing belt would snap and likely destroy the engine. And the engine components would wear out if the oil were never changed. Similarly, software […]

As with any job interview, an applicant for a cybersecurity position needs to speak knowledgeably about the specific job’s responsibilities and the field in general. Information security job interview questions might revolve around one specific task—say, designing firewalls or safeguarding information in certain applications. However, depending on the role and how encompassing it is, cybersecurity […]

Hackers hit hard in 2014, releasing almost one million new strands of malware each day. While we’ve reached new encryption milestones since then—now more sites are HTTPS-secure, for example—malicious cyberattackers refuse to back down. A Symantec report revealed new mobile malware types last year increased by 54 percent. This is concerning, considering that malware ranked […]

Last year, ransomware attacks known as WannaCry and NotPetya changed the cybersecurity game forever. WannaCry was a first-of-its-kind global multi-vectored attack that rapidly infected more than 200,000 machines across 150 countries, causing havoc and billions of dollars in damages. The fundamental shift here is the fact that bad actors are now using (leaked) military-grade hacking […]