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White House Unveils National Cyber Workforce Strategy
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White House Unveils National Cyber Workforce Strategy

The Biden administration unveiled a national strategy on Monday to address the lack of qualified cyber workers and cited persistent job openings as a critical national security issue. According to one study included in the strategy, there would still be a need for more than 400,000 cybersecurity specialists in 2022. According to Camille Stewart Gloster, the deputy national cyber director of technology, the strategy is the result of over a year of work, including a National Cyber Workforce and Education Summit at the White House in July 2022. The strategy, which is the first step in ensuring and unleashing the next generation of American creativity, is truly representative of that teamwork read more White House Unveils National Cyber Workforce Strategy. Stay informed with the best...
CISA Unveils Ransomware Notification Initiative
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CISA Unveils Ransomware Notification Initiative

A new initiative to help businesses swiftly patch vulnerabilities targeted by ransomware attackers has been revealed by the Joint Cyber Defense Collaboration (JCDC) and the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Businesses might potentially drive out threat actors by receiving early alerts from the Pre-Ransomware Notification Initiative before they can encrypt data and systems and demand a ransom in exchange for access. Since January 2023, CISA has alerted more than 60 institutions about early-stage ransomware incursions using its proactive cyber protection capacity read more CISA Unveils Ransomware Notification Initiative. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your cybersecurity awareness with our comprehensive coverage of the latest threa...
Understanding the Shared Responsibility Model, Critical Step to Ensure Cloud Security
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Understanding the Shared Responsibility Model, Critical Step to Ensure Cloud Security

Adoption of many clouds is at an all-time high. While IT management company Flexera discovered that 89% of businesses had a multi-cloud strategy in place in 2022, cybersecurity company Fortinet projected in 2021 that 76% of organisations were employing at least two cloud service providers (CSP). As a result, a growing percentage of a company's digital assets are distributed over several physical and virtual locations and are managed by various service providers rather than being housed in a single location, such as on-premises or in the cloud. Katy Anton, vice-president of security architecture at JPMorgan Chase read more Understanding the Shared Responsibility Model, Critical Step to Ensure Cloud Security. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your cybersecuri...
UK Government Plans Skills Boost for Public Sector Fraud Fight
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UK Government Plans Skills Boost for Public Sector Fraud Fight

The UK government has made public what it calls ambitious plans to strengthen the public sector employees' ability to detect and combat fraud. The Public Sector Fraud Authority (PSFA), which was unveiled late last year, would be in charge of the new Anti-Fraud Profession Strategy. By the end of 2023, the government plans to train 250 fraud risk experts in addition to upskilling 7000 counter-fraud workers. A new Apprenticeship in Counter Fraud, which will debut in 2024 and run concurrently with the current Fraud Investigation Apprenticeship, will serve as the strategy's third pillar read more UK Government Plans Skills Boost for Public Sector Fraud Fight. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your cybersecurity awareness with our comprehensive coverage of the...
White House Launches National Cybersecurity Strategy
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White House Launches National Cybersecurity Strategy

The National Cybersecurity Plan, produced by the Biden-Harris administration, intends to give recommendations for how US businesses divide roles, responsibilities, and resources in cyberspace. According to the Plan, technology companies will henceforth be responsible for cybersecurity instead of individuals, small businesses, and local governments. In an effort to strike a balance between current and potential dangers, it also argues for a realignment of incentives to favor long-term investments. The Strategy has five pillars, which are directives for enhancing particular facets of cybersecurity in the US read more White House Launches National Cybersecurity Strategy. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your cybersecurity awareness with our comprehensive cove...