COVID-19: How Do I Work from Home Securely?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:42:06 +0000

The coronavirus pandemic—the infection officially designated as COVID-19—is causing upheaval across the globe. Aside from the serious economic and public health implications, one very practical impact of shelter-in-place dictums is to force many companies to support remote working where they can. The most recent data tells us that in 2017, eight million Americans worked from…

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As Internet turns 50, more risks and possibilities emerge

Credit to Author: Akshay Bhargava| Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The world as we know it changed on October 29, 1969, the day the Internet was born. 50 years later, it’s both ubiquitous and full of potential—and risks.

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Hackers Are After Your Personal Data – Here’s How to Stop Them

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:05:36 +0000

Our lives are increasingly digital. We shop, socialize, communicate, watch TV and play games — all from the comfort of our desktop, laptop, or mobile device. But to access most of these services we need to hand over some of our personal data. Whether it’s just our name and email address or more sensitive information…

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Cyber Workforce DevOps: A Way to Close the Cyber Skills Gap

Credit to Author: Ed Cabrera (Chief Cybersecurity Officer)| Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 19:15:49 +0000

I personally had a great week last week. Trend Micro was very fortunate to participate in and sponsor National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) 2018 Conference and Expo and the IBM Cyber Day 4 Girls at Florida International University (FIU). I truly tip my hat to FIU, they…

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Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

Credit to Author: William “Bill” Malik (CISA VP Infrastructure Strategies)| Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:43:06 +0000

In May of 1998, President Clinton issued Presidential Decision Directive 63: Protecting America’s Critical Infrastructures. This Directive proposed steps to enact the recommendations of the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection, published in October 1997. Twenty years on, how are things going? The US Federal government has identified critical infrastructure sectors and associated each with…

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It’s Everyone’s Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:05:17 +0000

As part of our effort to support National Cyber Security Awareness Month I wanted to provide information on the need for everyone within a business to be aware of their role in keeping the organization safe from cyber attacks.  Let’s discuss some of the areas where we see existing organizations employees may be lacking in…

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The Many Paths To A Cybersecurity Education

Credit to Author: Mark Nunnikhoven (Vice President, Cloud Research)| Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:02:18 +0000

Ask a room full of cybersecurity professionals about their educational background and how they got started on their career path and you’re going to get a myriad of different answers. From one perspective, that’s frustrating. It’s hard to confidently recommend a path for people starting out when almost any path can end up at your…

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Let’s Continue the Skills Gap Conversation

Credit to Author: Greg Young (Vice President for Cybersecurity)| Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 13:00:58 +0000

Most analysis is that the cybersecurity skills gap or shortage is getting worse. ESG reported in CSOOnline that 2018 had the highest levels, at 51%, where organizations “claimed their organization had a problematic shortage of cybersecurity skills.” It’s a complex problem, but I believe with non-complex solutions.   The Problems (and the Solutions) HR &…

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