Tech Certifications Are Earning Cash Premiums, and Info/Cyber Security Certs Are the Hottest

Tech Certifications Are Earning Cash Premiums, and Info/Cyber Security Certs Are the Hottest

Why would an employer pay its tech workers extra cash for a skill or certification if they're already getting a salary and annual bonus? There are a dozen good reasons why, and they all share one thing in common: None would be necessary if the company's compensation structure and pay practices were agile enough to [...]

Tropic Trooper Targets Taiwanese Government and Fossil Fuel Provider With Poison Ivy

Tropic Trooper Targets Taiwanese Government and Fossil Fuel Provider With Poison Ivy

Taiwan has been a regular target of cyber espionage threat actors for a number of years. Reasons for Taiwan being targeted range from being one of the sovereign states of the disputed South China Sea region to its emerging economy and growth with Taiwan being one of the most innovative countries in the High-Tech industry [...]

CSX Fundamentals Study Guide Great for New Hires

CSX Fundamentals Study Guide Great for New Hires

I have just finished reading the CSX Fundamentals Study Guide, which ISACA provides for the CSX Fundamentals exam. I am impressed. When I hire entry level individuals to work for my company, I look for someone who has familiarity with the topics outlined in the guide. I don’t expect them to be an expert, but [...]

So What’s New with the New UK Cybersecurity Strategy?

So What’s New with the New UK Cybersecurity Strategy?

The intent to enforce… something quite significant actually. A first read and review of the news coverage around the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) new Cybersecurity Strategy earlier this month left many believing that there is little to report on cybersecurity from their new government. The initiatives articulated and the funding levels had already been publically discussed [...]

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Report on State of Cloud Adoption in India

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Report on State of Cloud Adoption in India

Findings Come on the Heels of Successful CSA APAC Congress in Bengaluru Bengaluru, India – November 22, 2016 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, successfully hosted its 4th CSA APAC Congress on 22nd-23rd November [...]