Preventing the Next Digital Black Swan: The Auditor, The CISO and The C-Suite Their brand names are notorious in cybersecurity circles: Equifax, Uber, Maersk, and Saudi Aramco. Each of these businesses suffered a big breach – cyber incidents that affected many millions of customers. But it wasn’t only consumer data that was compromised; these companies […]
The Hypocrisy of Cyber’s Hippocratic Oath When graduating medical school, physicians take the medical Hippocratic Oath known as Primum Non Nocere – “First Do No Harm.” There’s a lot more to the Hippocratic Oath, and as I share my own experience in medical training, I will draw parallels to how similar and relevant it is […]
The Top 3 Challenges for CISOs Ever since the position emerged more than a decade ago, the CISO role has been a difficult one. CISOs are responsible for an objective that they can never guarantee with 100 percent certainty: securing the organization. CISOs don’t receive kudos when a week goes by without a cyber incident. […]
Student Spotlight: Kathleen Rooney Welcome back to CyberVista’s Student Spotlight Series. In this series we talk with InfoSec professionals who used the CyberVista system. This episode we talked with Community and Communications Lead, Kathleen Rooney, of QTNA fame. The following interview has been edited for clarity and brevity.
QTNA: IDS FUNCTIONALITY In CyberVista’s Questions That Need Answers (QTNA) video series, we tackle some of the most testable and important cybersecurity questions on a weekly basis. This week we’re covering a question related to IDS functionality. Here we go…
The Cyber Czar Has No Clothes Imagine that instead of aggressively working to appoint nominee Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, President Trump chose to not refill the position. Seems crazy, right? How can an important federal position suddenly fail to be worthy of a replacement?
In Two Surveys, Cries for Help from Boards on Cybersecurity Now more than ever, cybersecurity is a top concern for corporate directors. However, several new surveys show that board members feel they’re not getting the support they need on cyber issues. Boards say they are unhappy with how their c-suite is handling cyber risk – […]
This Week in Cyber Cybersecurity is a nascent field, but it still has significant anniversaries. Welcome to the latest installment of This Week in Cyber where we look back on major events that have impacted information technology and cybersecurity. This is more than just an historical exercise. Looking back at historical events can help us […]
QTNA: DNS TUNNELING In CyberVista’s Questions That Need Answers (QTNA) video series, we tackle some of the most testable and important cybersecurity questions on a weekly basis. This week we’re focused on DNS tunneling. Here we go…
A New Era of Cyber Regulation The recent passage of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) marks a significant, albeit gradual, global transition in ensuring data protection and privacy. The sweeping legislation imposes strict rules on any industry that collects data on EU citizens, and the cost of non-compliance is astounding. But the EU isn’t the only country grappling […]