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Is Certified Chief Information Security Officer Right for Me?

C|CISO Role, Requirements & Target Audience

EC-Council’s CCISO Program has certified leading information security professionals around the world. A core group of high-level information security executives, the CCISO Advisory Board, contributed by forming the foundation of the program and outlining the content that would be covered by the exam, body of knowledge, and training. Some members of the Board contributed as authors, others as exam writers, others as quality assurance checks, and still others as trainers. Each segment of the program was developed with the aspiring CISO in mind and looks to transfer the knowledge of seasoned professionals to the next generation in the areas that are most critical in the development and maintenance of a successful information security program.

Equifax Aftermath and the Increasing Need for Cyber Security Heroes

On September 7th, Equifax, one of the three largest consumer credit agencies in the United States, admitted to a cyber-attack that (potentially) impacted up to 143 million customers. That is almost half of the entire United States population. This Equifax security breach is not only among the largest in US history but is also unquestionably serious in regards to crucial personal information being exposed. 

Why Is Cybersecurity So Hard?

AFTER NEARLY 20 YEARS OF TRYING AND BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN INVESTMENT, WHY ARE ORGANIZATIONS ARE STILL STRUGGLING WITH CYBERSECURITY?

After nearly 20 years of trying and billions of dollars in investment, why are organizations are still struggling with cybersecurity? In fact, the problem seems to be getting worse, not better. Answering this question requires moving beyond a purely technical examination of cybersecurity.

 

 

How do You Spot Malware Lurking in Encrypted Traffic?

by Jason Deign

The encryption that protects your online data can also hide malware. Detecting these harmful threats has been a problem… until now.

Four Strategies for Dealing with the Cyber Security Skills Shortage

Cyber security is a rapidly evolving field, due to the many fresh risks created by mobile devices, cloud-connected applications and increasingly sophisticated botnets. At the same time, many IT organizations are struggling to staff up and meet these new challenges:

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