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Latest Cyberthreats and Advisories - July 7, 2023

Deepfake kidnappings, summer cybersecurity doldrums and LockBit strikes again with a historically high ransom demand.

John Weiler | 7th July 2023

Preparing For The (ISC)² CISSP Exam

Dwayne Natwick, CISSP, CCSP, CGRC, CC| 6th July 2023

Defending At Machine-Speed With AI-Based Security

Daksha Bhasker, CISSP | 7th July 2023


Latest Cyberthreats and Advisories - July 7, 2023

John Weiler | 7th July 2023

Deepfake kidnappings, summer cybersecurity doldrums and LockBit strikes again with a historically high ransom demand.

Skills Center Stage as Biden White House Releases Its 2025 Budget Priorities

Joe Fay | 5th July 2023

The Biden administration has laid out its priorities for government agencies looking to fund projects in the 2025 fiscal year. This includes more money for skills and people.

Cybersecurity Industry News Review – July 4, 2023

Chris Green | 4th July 2023

European politicians agree on a way forward for new cyber rules, the U.S. Patent Office finds a leak and what on Earth is going on at Twitter this time? Apparently, it’s the fault of AI!

How Bad is the MOVEit File Transfer Data Breach? A Question That Could Take Years to Answer

John E. Dunn | 30th June 2023

The attack by the Clop ransomware group targeting a MOVEit file transfer vulnerability has the potential to turn into one of the biggest extortion attacks ever recorded.


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Artificial Intelligence: The Next Evolution in Cyber Threat Detection?

Paul Whitlock, CISSP, CCSP | 1st June 2023

In the face of unprecedented change and advancement, how do we keep pace with new advances and maintain a safe and secure digital environment?

The Top Five Cloud Native Risks

Dave Cartwright, CISSP | 18th May 2023

Cloud-first strategies now the norm for most businesses, but in the rush to go cloud, mistakes were made. We look at the five biggest cloud mistakes, so you don’t repeat them.

The Nine Fundamental Principles of Being a Security Practitioner

Dr Mike Brass, CISSP | 19th April 2023

As cybersecurity practitioners, having a clearly defined set of principles to determine what you do and how you do it is essential to getting the job done, and doing so ethically, professionally and competently.

Avoid Becoming a Victim of Cryptojacking

Dave Cartwright, CISSP | 19th April 2023

Cryptocurrencies continue to divide people. Without question, the criminal world is a fan of these unregulated financial instruments, stealing them – or stealing the way to make them – when they can.


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Defending At Machine-Speed With AI-Based Security

Daksha Bhasker, CISSP | 7th July 2023

With the specter of artificial intelligence impacting jobs looming everywhere, consider the opinion that in security and in life, it’s not about what technology can do but it’s about what humans can do when they are empowered by technology.

Educational Institutions: How to Mitigate Cybersecurity Threats

Kalpa Kalhara Sampath, CC | 5th July 2023

As an educational institution, ensuring the safety and security of our students, faculty and staff is our utmost priority. In today's ever-changing world, it is crucial that we take proactive measures to mitigate potential threats.

The Cyber Sector’s DEI Efforts Still Routinely Overlook One Important and Valuable Group: The Disabled

Sal Portaro, CSSLP | 30th June 2023

Shifting mindsets and amending programs and strategies to ensure DEI initiatives remain broad and inclusive is not a difficult undertaking. But it needs thought and understanding.

Quantum-Leaping Quantum Computers? Not So Fast!

Daksha Bhasker, CISSP | 30th June 2023

Despite substantial industry concerns about the growth and progress of Quantum Computing, a Quantum Computer capable of breaking cryptosystems might be three to five decades away, claimed one panel at a recent conference.


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CPE Quizzes

March-April (ISC)² News and Insights CPE Quiz Is Now Live

Chris Green | 5th May 2023

(ISC)² Members can earn CPE credits by answering questions based on the articles we have published over the last two months.

Earn CPE Credits for Reading (ISC)² News and Insights with Our Quiz

Chris Green | 6th March 2023

Every two months, we publish a 10-question quiz based on some of our editorial content from that period. Successfully passing the quiz results earns two CPE credits.

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Preparing For The (ISC)² CISSP Exam

Dwayne Natwick, CISSP, CCSP, CGRC, CC | 6th July 2023

You want to take the CISSP exam with the hopes of getting the (ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification. So, what are the best ways to prepare for this exam?

Security Engineering Careers Offer Promising ROI And Opportunities

(ISC)² Staff | 3rd July 2023

To adequately protect cross-industrial enterprises from increasingly complex modern threats, organizations are trying to fill the gap of 3.4 million cybersecurity workers.

New And Improved Online Training For CCSP From (ISC)²

(ISC)² Staff | 26th June 2023

Getting CCSP-certified opens expanded opportunities worldwide in cloud security and career advancement.

(ISC)² On the Hill: (ISC)² Invited to Testify For The House Homeland Security Subcommittee On Cybersecurity And Infrastructure Protection

(ISC)² Staff | 22nd June 2023

On June 22, 2023, (ISC)² was invited to testify at the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection.


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Audit Plan/Framework for Infiltrating Onsite

Peers discuss how to test the robustness of security through organization employees onsite, as well as the ethical and legal considerations of doing it.

NIST Updating Cybersecurity Framework, Seeking Feedback

NIST is looking to receive feedback and comments by 3rd March 2023.

Anyone Here a Veteran?

New members that have come to cybersecurity from the armed forces look for advice and peer guidance on their next career and learning steps.

What IT Security Certifications Are Growing As Desired By Employers

Certifications in cloud security and software security are in top demand!


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