Cybersecurity certification: lifting the EU into the cloud | ENISA

In accordance with article 48(2) of the EU Cybersecurity Act, the European Commission has requested ENISA to prepare a cybersecurity certification candidate scheme for cloud services, taking into account existing and relevant schemes and standards. Cloud services provide important business … Continue reading

Forcepoint Presents Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020 | ExecutiveBiz

Forcepoint called on its strategists, researchers and engineers to identify and discuss cybersecurity trends they forecast for the coming year and one of those predictions concerns with the Cloud Smart strategy. Eric Trexler, vice president of global government at Forcepoint, … Continue reading

Navy CIO talks innovation, cybersecurity and CMMC | FCW

Aaron Weis, the Navy’s newly appointed CIO, expects the Defense Department’s new unified cybersecurity certification to help bring government’s tech standard closer to industry’s. “There’s not a single silver bullet,” Weis said during a panel talk at AFCEA DC’s Navy … Continue reading

2019 US Cybersecurity Salary & Employment Study – which state has the best prospects? | Comparitech

In 2018, the average salary for cybersecurity roles was $92,789 per year, and over the next 10 years (2018 to 2028), the job growth for these roles is 32 percent (much higher than the average of 5 percent). We reveal … Continue reading

‘Political need’ for 5G cybersecurity certification, ENISA head says | EURACTIV.com

Having recently taken up his seat at the helm of the EU’s cybersecurity table, new ENISA chief Juhan Lepassaar has a number of pressing challenges to contend with over the next few years, including the security of 5G networks, consumer … Continue reading

NSA Creates Cybersecurity Directorate | SIGNAL Magazine

The National Security Agency (NSA) has created a new Cybersecurity Directorate as a recognition that “the best defense against devastating cyber attacks is to unify as a nation against our threats,” the agency has announced. The announcement describes the directorate … Continue reading

Former Navy Secretary: Effective Cybersecurity Requires Persistent Presence | Nextgov

If you lead an organization of any size in the United States today, you sit atop a powerful technology stack. Your communications, calendar and finances coordinate instantly, globally—as long as the networks keep working, and you have access to that … Continue reading

Pew Survey Finds Most Americans Know Little About Privacy, Social Media, and Cybersecurity | Fortune

Although more dependent on technology than ever before, Americans don’t generally understand critical tech topics like privacy policies, two-factor authentication, or which social media apps Facebook owns. The insights come from a survey published Wednesday by Pew Research Center, which … Continue reading

World Wide Technology, Cybereason to Jointly Offer Automated Cybersecurity | ExecutiveBiz

World Wide Technology has partnered with Cybereason to jointly offer automated security to customers of both firms. The partnership will combine big data analytics, data sources, business context and machine learning to help joint customers mitigate and defend against cyber … Continue reading

The Pentagon is Standing Up a Nonprofit to Assess Vendor Cybersecurity  | Nextgov

The Defense Department is looking to stand up a nonprofit organization to measure the strength of its contractors’ cybersecurity practices. The group would be responsible for running the vendor accreditation process under the Pentagon’s new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, or … Continue reading