U.S. Universities Get “F” For Cybersecurity Education

In recent remarks by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker at Montgomery College, she noted that there are an “estimated 210,000 open and unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the United States today.” This is a remarkable statistic, but not all that surprising since most…

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Why a Network Appliance-Only Defense is a Costly Failure (RSA 2016)

Guest blog by David Spark, Spark Media Solutions “The less segmentation you have the easier you’re giving the path of least resistance to the malicious hacker,” said Bill Brenner(@billbrenner70), Senior Tech Writer, Akamai Technologies, in our conversation at the 2016…

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A CISO Who Uses the Cloud More Can Relax (RSA 2016)

Guest blog by David Spark, Spark Media Solutions “Moving to the cloud provides clarity for most CISOs,” argued Steve Hunt (@steve_hunt), performance improvement coach, Hunt Business Intelligence, in our conversation at the 2016 RSA Conference in San Francisco. While so…

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Managing the Emotional Risk of the Cloud (RSA 2016)

Guest blog by David Spark, Spark Media Solutions “I think the risk [of the cloud] really is an emotional one. Many people just do not like the idea of putting something outside of their own four walls. And they have…

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The Amazing Morphing Role of the CISO (RSA 2016)

Guest blog by David Spark, Spark Media Solutions The CISO’s job is different depending on where you are. “We all have the same title, but we all have different jobs,” said Wendy Nather (@RCISCWendy), research director, Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing…

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In Automation We Trust (RSA 2016)

Guest blog by David Spark, Spark Media Solutions “If you really want to be agile IT today you actually need to be much more trustworthy of your automation,” said Edward Haletky (@texiwill), president and CEO, The Virtualization Practice. “A lot…

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