Want to Become a CISO? The Position Awaits You

Want to Become a CISO? The Position Awaits You

I first started my career in the IT industry, then move to focus on cybersecurity since the past 13 years. I got a chance to get involved with cybersecurity solutions while working for a CyberSec distributor. After which, I moved to work for other cybersecurity vendors. There are a couple of things that really helped [...]

Google’s GDPR Fine Reinforces Need for Intentional Data Governance

Google’s GDPR Fine Reinforces Need for Intentional Data Governance

For those of us who work in information security, data privacy and governance, we seem to traverse daily from one headline to another. A new corporate victim announces they were breached to the tune of 100 million records. A regulatory body announces a financial and oversight settlement with a company for failure to adequately protect [...]

Transparent Use of Personal Data Critical to Election Integrity in UK

Transparent Use of Personal Data Critical to Election Integrity in UK

Editor’s note: The ISACA Now blog is featuring a series of posts on the topic of election data integrity. ISACA Now previously published a US perspective on the topic. Today, we publish a post from Mike Hughes, providing a UK perspective. In some ways, the UK has less to worry about when it comes to protecting the integrity [...]

Workforce Study Methodology and Defining the Gap

Workforce Study Methodology and Defining the Gap

2,930,000 That is the size of the global cybersecurity workforce gap. The breakdown is around 498,000 in North America, 136,000 in Latin America, 142,000 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with the largest deficit coming in Asia Pacific at 2.14 million. But what does this big, scary number even mean? Where did it come [...]

Key Considerations for Assessing GDPR Compliance

Key Considerations for Assessing GDPR Compliance

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took full effect in May this year, solidifies the protection of data subjects’ “personal data,” harmonizes the data privacy laws across Europe and protects and empowers EU citizens’ data privacy, in addition to changing the way data is managed and handled by organizations. The GDPR regulation [...]