This week’s National Cybersecurity Awareness campaign focused on feeding the pipeline to narrow the skills gap in the cybersecurity workforce. While declared “The Internet Wants You: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity,” Ransomware .
Rabbit on the run
Security researchers got good news at the start of the week when that will pay handsomely for bugs found in 3rd party apps on Google Play. Once the vulnerabilities are identified, reported, and evaluated via the HackerOne platform, the hackers will be awarded $1,000. That’s good news for .
Addressing the allegedly false allegations that have tarnished the Kaspersky brand, CEO Eugene Kaspersky announced that they will be , promising to payout up to $100k per vulnerability discovered in their main products.
The bounty payouts keep growing as more organizations realize the need to address the inevitability of their products having vulnerabilities—especially for those companies, like —that are hot targets.
All the talk about vulnerability disclosure begs the question, what does a company do once the vulnerability is reported? Katie Moussouris, founder and CEO of Luta Security sat down for a Q&A with The Hill to .
Devising a password plan to secure devices
Human beings remain the weakest link in security, particularly when it comes to . As individuals and businesses rely more upon their mobile devices—, the devices and the data from them grows more vulnerable. Security experts struggle to help businesses that enables productivity without compromising sensitive data.
Holding out hope
Despite all the recent attacks, is not an oxymoron, but the skills gap does have the industry buzzing with lots of leaders encouraging people to consider careers in cyber. Everyone from NIST to the National Cyber Security Alliance has posted tweets encouraging followers to take .