04 Oct Weekly Rundown: How To Recruit And Retain Cybersecurity Talent In A Competitive Market
News and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity
– Steve Morgan, Editor-in-Chief
Sausalito, Calif. – Oct. 4, 2018
The cybersecurity stories we’re following this week, and you should too:
- How to attract and keep information technology security professionals in an ultra-competitive market.
- The official National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2018 cybercrime statistics and forecast from Cybercrime Magazine’s Georgia Reid.
- Cybercrime Magazine Announces FutureCon Launch of Next Generation Cybersecurity Conferences In 24 Cities Across North America.
- Along with a new Global Cyber Center and innovation hub, NYC wants to create 10,000 jobs in cybersecurity over the next decade.
- Global software-industrial giant Honeywell (NYSE: HON) enters the market with a dedicated cybersecurity consulting service.
- New technologies have emerged to help fortify cyberdefenses… but will they work for government?
- Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility: 2018 European Cyber Security Month kicks off; 200 partners from all over Europe will run this campaign throughout the whole month of October.
- IBM provides free cybersecurity training to 14 veterans in Sandy Springs (Fulton County, Georgia).
- 90% of the data circulating in the world today was created in the last two years alone, with approximately 2.5 quintillion bytes being added to that every single day, according to IBM.
- Risk managers and other financial executives see an expanding threat of cyber-attacks, posing greater risk than from geopolitical events and new regulations.
Small Giants In Cybersecurity: Interview with EKRAN System CEO Dennis Turpitka.
Cyber alerts from AlienVault Open Threat Exchange (OTX) — The world’s first truly open threat intelligence community:
- DanaBot Gains Popularity and Targets US Organizations in Large Campaigns.
- IOS crypto-mining and spreading via malicious content delivery system.
- Indicators of Compromise for Malware used by APT28 (also known as Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, the Sednit Gang and Sofacy).
- Reaper Group Uses New Malware to Deploy RAT, according to Palo Alto Networks.
- Malware delivered in malicious Hangul document files targeting South Korea.
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– Curated by the Editors at Cybercrime Magazine
Community resources to keep you on the cutting edge of cyber:
- Quarterly cybercrime diary of data breaches and cyberattacks
- Hack blotter with cybercriminal Investigations, arrests and convictions
- 20 cybersecurity experts to follow on Twitter for crowd-sourced opinions and insights
- Cybersecurity events calendar featuring conferences and expos globally
- Big list of hacker and cybersecurity movies from 1969 to present
Check back every Thursday for a new edition of the Weekly Rundown!
– Steve Morgan is founder and Editor-in-Chief at Cybersecurity Ventures. Georgia Reid is Deputy Editor and Podcast Host at Cybercrime Magazine.