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CyberPatriot Prepares Students to Protect the Internet of Everything

…at are becoming more common as people, processes, data, and things become more connected. CyberPatriot’s competition was created by the Air Force Association (AFA) in 2009 to inspire high school students to pursue careers in cybersecurity. Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot National commissioner, stresses the importance of cybersecurity training as the number of breaches become more common on the Internet. “There are 15,000 attacks per second in the…

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NSS Labs Report on Cyber Resilience Highlights the Need for a New Approach to Security

…y of us in the industry raised our collective eyebrows in surprise at such a bold claim. While the naive or inexperienced might have believed such an outrageous claim, we all knew there is no such thing as a silver bullet in security and that no matter how cutting edge or sophisticated your security is, attacks will get through and it is onlya matter of time before any organisation is compromised.The latest NSS Labs Report on Cyber Resilience…

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Putting a Damper on ‘Lateral Movement’ due to Cyber-Intrusion

Analysis of high-profile cyber breaches often reveals how intruders gain their initial footprint in the targeted organizations and bypass perimeter defenses to establish a backdoor for persistent activities. Such stealthy activities may continue until intruders complete their ultimate mission—claiming the “crown jewels” of the victim organization. “Lateral movement” is a term increasingly used to describe penetration…

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Cyber Threat Management from the Boardroom Risk: Lost in Translation

…ly explore the variations to the term “risk” for the business, I wanted to understand what the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) required of corporations in reporting requirements to their shareholders. The 2013 Cybersecurity Executive Order signed by President Obama, and the release of the NIST Cyber Framework seemed to be giving the SEC a new reason to revisit the topic of cyber security with a revitalized vigor.   The SEC…

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Unveiling Cisco Collaborative Operations and Secure Ops Solutions

…n. First off, let’s look at Secure Ops: It actually provides “Critical infrastructure security as-a-service” and uses a convenient service wrapper and attaches a set of service level agreements. What it does is support cyber security risk management and compliance for industrial control environments. It addresses risks using a combination of people, process and technology before, during and after a risk or security event takes place….

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