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What Will ‘Bench Strength’ Look Like?The security perimeter is vanishing with the adoption of BYOD and remote workforce policies, creating new ways for employees to be the entry point for threat actors. As they face these more complex environments, security teams are looking for a boost from artificial intelligence to safeguard assets on premise, off premise and in the cloud. With simply too many technologies generating too much data to manage, plus a global shortage of cybersecurity professionals, it’s time to look at new strategies for staying ahead of the curve. By addressing today’s common people-centric risk factors, organizations can better define and plan for tomorrow’s success, optimizing their security investments, minimizing risk and enabling innovation.
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Every company today is now a data company. Organizations are assigning capital value to data assets and in a climate where data breaches are commonplace, cybersecurity is not only an IT function – it drives the bottom line. With businesses becoming increasingly reliant on technology, SecureWorks CTO, Jon R. Ramsey, explains how the quality and efficacy of algorithms have become fundamental to making better business decisions, more efficiently.
This on-demand webinar will provide tips for successfully navigating the expanding role of the Chief Information Security Officer as an essential business leader. Explore leading practices for managing cybersecurity risk as a people, process and IT leader.
Get tips for building a working relationship with other executive stakeholders in audit, compliance and enterprise risk. And hear how other CISOs are establishing more productive reporting relationships with the board of directors. Whether you’d like to expand your role as a risk and security professional, gain more executive support for key initiatives, or improve your relationship with the board, you’ll take away actionable insights to apply to your own journey as an essential business leader.
STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™: Simple Steps to Online Safety
Staying safe and secure online is our shared responsibility. Here is easy-to-follow, actionable advice for everyone. STOP: make sure security measures are in place. THINK: about the consequences of your actions and behaviors online. CONNECT: and enjoy the internet. It is critical for anyone using the internet to continually learn about and consistently practice good cybersecurity habits. To better protect yourself, you should secure your home networks and mobile devices and take the time to learn how to use the internet more safely, securely and responsibly. Week 1 will address the top consumer cyber concerns, provide simple steps to protect against these concerns and teach you what to do if you fall victim to cybercrime.
Cybersecurity in the Workplace Is Everyone's Business
Whatever your place of business ‒ whether it’s a large or small organization, healthcare provider, academic institution or government agency – creating a culture of cybersecurity from the breakroom to the board room is essential and a shared responsibility among all employees. Every organization needs a plan for employee education, training and awareness that emphasizes risk management, resistance and resilience. Week 2 will showcase how businesses of all types can protect themselves, their employees and their customers against the most common cyber threats. The week will also look at resources to help organizations strengthen their cyber resilience, including the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework.
Today's Predictions for Tomorrow's Internet
Take a look into our future through the lens of the connected internet and identify strategies for security, safety and privacy while leveraging the latest technology. With the explosion of digital interconnectivity, it is critical to explore everyone’s role in protecting our cyber ecosystem. Smart cities, connected healthcare devices, digitized records and smart cars and homes have become our new reality. Week 3 will remind you that your personal data is the fuel that makes smart devices work. While there are tremendous benefits of massive interconnectivity, it is critical to understand how to use cutting-edge technology in safe and secure ways.
The Internet Wants You: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity
A key risk to our economy and security is the shortage of cybersecurity professionals to protect our extensive networks. Growing the next generation of a skilled cybersecurity workforce ‒ as well as training those already in the workforce ‒ is a starting point to building stronger defenses. According to a study by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, by 2022, there will be a shortage of 1.8 million information security workers. It is essential that we graduate students entering the workforce to fill the vast number of positions available and use technology, safely, securely, ethically and productively. Week 4 will encourage students and professionals to explore cybersecurity as a viable and rewarding profession. Key influencers – like parents, teachers, guidance counselors and state and local officials – will learn more about this growing field and how to engage youth in pursuing cybersecurity careers.
Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Cyber Threats
The systems that support our daily lives – such as electricity, financial institutions and transportation – are increasingly dependent upon the internet. Building resilience in critical infrastructure is crucial to our national security. Week 5 will look at how cybersecurity relates to keeping our traffic lights, running water, phone lines and other critical infrastructure secure. This week is also the transition to November’s Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, highlighting the tie between cybersecurity and our nation’s critical infrastructure.