It’s not only the tech sector that’s talking about cybersecurity.
The cybersecurity industry has been advocating for awareness training for the better part of the last decade, and since the Equifax breach, security has gone mainstream. With its new popularity, cybersecurity has evolved into a hot political issue as well.
One result of the attention is increased regulations, which has many defense contractors scrambling to meet the December 31, 2017 deadline for Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) compliance. In a year of many major breaches, legislators are eager to move forward on the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) project to improve Wall Street’s records collection.
- The Hull McKnight Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center broke ground on the second phase of construction with Gov. Nathan Deal promising another $35 million in funding.
- In looking back, it’s also important to reflect not only on the present but the future as well. Technology innovations with change the future of cybersecurity, and research from Duke University thinks quantum computing can create unbreakable encryption that will secure the digital world.
- Concerns continue to mount for cybersecurity threats in the K-12 sector--advising that online and digital safety be on par with the physical safety of students and schools.
- Health care remains a sector of concern for cybersecurity given the extensive potential harm that could come to victims whose medical records are compromised.
- Singapore’s Cybersecurity Bill, released earlier this year, reminds public and private sectors of the power of information sharing in solving security problems.
- An important question to ponder: where is rock bottom in cybersecurity, and have we hit it yet?
- Addressing concerns about the cybersecurity talent shortage, Chris Young, CEO, McAfee advised audience members at the MPower Partner Summit in Amsterdam to think differently about the talent that they currently have.
- The fear of cyberattacks may be an impediment for the financial services industry as many banks are tentative about exploring the concept of “open banking”.
- Generational differences have always existed, but there are clear distinctions between the way millennials and older generations think about online safety.
- Women leaders in Michigan joined together by Deloitte LLP are getting ready for the boardroom.