Are Women the Answer to the Cybersecurity Skills Gap?

Are Women the Answer to the Cybersecurity Skills Gap?

Information security is one of the most important and fastest growing professions in the world, possessing a near-zero unemployment rate, but also a worker shortfall that grows larger every year. Most organisations admit that bridging the industry’s skills gap, while attracting women into cybersecurity is crucial; yet female participation has remained static since I began [...]

Help ISACA Mark its 50th Year, Look Toward the Next 50

Help ISACA Mark its 50th Year, Look Toward the Next 50

Planning is well underway to lead into ISACA’s 50th year in 2019, mark the anniversary, and carry momentum forward into the next decade and beyond. From outreach nearly a year ago to ISACA’s past presidents —an early tap of their ideas and insights — to anniversary footings now in place, importance, inclusivity, curiosity and enthusiasm [...]

Faces of ISACA: Maria Divina C. Gregorio, CISA, CRISC, PCI-ISA, PCIP, internal audit manager, VSP Global

Faces of ISACA: Maria Divina C. Gregorio, CISA, CRISC, PCI-ISA, PCIP, internal audit manager, VSP Global

Editor’s note: The ISACA Now series titled “Faces of ISACA” highlights the contributions of ISACA members to our global professional community, as well as providing a sense of their lives outside of work. Today, we spotlight Maria Divina C. Gregorio, CISA, CRISC, PCI-ISA, PCIP, internal audit manager, VSP Global, a US resident from the state [...]

H1-B Visas Critical to Address Cybersecurity Professional Shortfall

H1-B Visas Critical to Address Cybersecurity Professional Shortfall

Based on the findings of the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study, the world will face a deficit of 1.8 million information security professionals by 2022. With headlines dominated by breaches and cyber threats, we at (ISC)² need to be a strong voice and advocate for the global cybersecurity workforce. It is for this reason [...]

Tracking Members’ Progress with GDPR: Europe’s New Data Protection Regulation

Tracking Members’ Progress with GDPR: Europe’s New Data Protection Regulation

Download the 12 Areas of Activity and their key supporting tasks The (ISC)² EMEA Advisory Council is turning to its professional membership to measure the readiness of organizations and security departments for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and highlight the challenges they are facing in the effort to become compliant by May 2018. We are [...]