Center for Cyber Safety and Education Supports Future Female Cybersecurity Leaders with Scholarships

Center for Cyber Safety and Education Supports Future Female Cybersecurity Leaders with Scholarships

The Center for Cyber Safety and EducationTM has announced the 2016 recipients of its Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships. The scholarships, totaling US$40,000 in awards, will be provided to seven women from around the world in various levels of study to help them advance their cybersecurity careers. The Center is the nonprofit charitable foundation formed by (ISC)² [...]

Performance-Based Cybersecurity Certifications: Discerning Capability From Interest

Performance-Based Cybersecurity Certifications:  Discerning Capability From Interest

The cybersecurity field contains a professional charge like few others. Exploding into the commercial landscape over the last decade, the discipline finds itself in a perpetual state of flux. Subject to a myriad of definitions, many hopeful professionals and students know two things about cybersecurity:  first, it is important; second, it is growing. This trend [...]

The OilRig Campaign: Attacks on Saudi Arabian Organizations Deliver Helminth Backdoor

The OilRig Campaign: Attacks on Saudi Arabian Organizations Deliver Helminth Backdoor

In May 2016, Unit 42 observed targeted attacks primarily focused on financial institutions and technology organizations within Saudi Arabia. Artifacts identified within the malware samples related to these attacks also suggest the targeting of the defense industry in Saudi Arabia, which appears to be related to an earlier wave of attacks carried out in the [...]