Top 9 cybersecurity M&A deals of 2018 and 2019 (so far)

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

As the market for cybersecurity products and services grows, so does the value of the companies that provide them. This is reflected in the number of mergers and acquisitions of cybersecurity firms that took place in 2018. Technology M&A advisory firm Hampleton Partners reports that more than 140 cybersecurity deals occurred in 2018, and at […]

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Find your New Favorite Security Tool in the Black Hat Asia Arsenal

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

From data exfiltration over FM radio to open-source cybersecurity training suites, Black Hat Asia’s Arsenal offers live demos of the latest security tools. Looking for some new cybersecurity tools? Then make time to check out the Arsenal at Black Hat Asia in Singapore next month, it’s open to everyone bearing a Black Hat Asia pass, […]

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Hacking Virtual Reality – Researchers Exploit Popular Bigscreen VR App

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

A team of cybersecurity researchers from the University of New Haven yesterday released a video demonstrating how vulnerabilities that most programmers often underestimate could have allowed hackers to evade privacy and security of your virtual reality experience as well as the real world.According to the researchers—Ibrahim Baggili, Peter Casey and Martin Vondráček—the underlying vulnerabilities, technical […]

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Learn Ethical Hacking with 180 Hours of Training — 2019 Course Bundle

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The world of cybersecurity is fast-paced and ever-changing.New attacks are unleashed every day, and companies around the world lose millions of dollars as a result.The only thing standing in the way of cybercrime is a small army of ethical hackers. These cybersecurity experts are employed to find weaknesses before they can be exploited. It’s a […]

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Security Analysts Are Only Human

Posted on February 22nd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

SOC security analysts shoulder the largest cybersecurity burden. Automation is the way to circumvent the unavoidable human factor. Third in a six-part series. We all make mistakes sometimes, which is why we need to factor in human error as part of the cybersecurity process. This series explores the human element of cybersecurity from six perspectives […]

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Mastercard, GCA Create Small Business Cybersecurity Toolkit

Posted on February 21st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

A new toolkit developed by the Global Cybersecurity Alliance aims to give small businesses a cookbook for better cybersecurity. Small and mid-sized businesses have most of the same cybersecurity concerns of larger enterprises. What they don’t have are the resources to deal with them. A new initiative, the Cybersecurity Toolkit, is intended to bridge that […]

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7 cheap or free cyber security training resources

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Scare headlines about the looming cybersecurity skills shortage are a regular feature in the trade press, and occasionally even make it into mainstream publications. If one thing is clear, it’s that companies outbidding each other for a tiny talent pool of security engineers with five to ten years’ experience is not a winning formula to […]

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Prep for The Next Cybersecurity Arms Race at Black Hat Asia

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Don’t miss out on some of the world-class Briefings and Trainings on offer for cybersecurity professionals concerned about the most pressing threats of 2019. As you get ready for Black Hat Asia in Singapore next month, organizers want to ensure you don’t miss out on some of the Briefings and Trainings for cybersecurity professionals concerned […]

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Enterprises need to embrace top-down cybersecurity management

Posted on February 19th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

When I first entered the cybersecurity market in 2003, I’d already been working in the IT industry for about 16 years in storage, networking, and telecommunications previously. By the early 2000s, all three sectors had moved on from bits and bytes to focusing on how each technology could help organizations meet their business goals. Oh […]

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Have we doubled the number of women in infosec?

Posted on February 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

If you’ve been watching trends in cybersecurity staffing for the last decade or so, you may be accustomed to panicky headlines about how everything is forever getting worse, and how this will “inevitably” cause some impending cyber-apocalypse. Within a recent (ISC)2 report states that states the worldwide talent shortfall is already nearing 3 million unfilled […]

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