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(ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide, with over 100,000 members. (ISC)² issues the CISSP and related concentrations, CSSLP, CCFPSM, CAP, HCISPPSM, and SSCP credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)² offers education programs and services based on its CBK. Visit

Even IT professionals can struggle to understand security

Scratch the surface and dangerous pockets of ignorance and misunderstanding are not hard to find

by (ISC)²

Scratch the surface and dangerous pockets of ignorance and misunderstanding are not hard to find

June 29, 2015 12:06:00 AM Read Full Post

The changing cybersecurity profession reflects a more diverse workforce

No longer simply a refuge for computer science graduates, the Infosec is drawing from many backgrounds

by (ISC)²

No longer a refuge for computer science graduates, the profession is drawing from a wider range of backgrounds

May 06, 2015 2:02:00 PM Read Full Post

Security awareness is not enough to stop people taking risks

Employees persistently do things they have been taught not to. Is there a better way?

by (ISC)²

Employees persistently do things they have been taught not to. Is there a better way?

March 30, 2015 6:18:00 PM Read Full Post

Cybercriminals go where the money is - SMEs

IT security essentials for small businesses

by (ISC)²

It’s no secret that the cybercriminals go where the money is.

March 10, 2015 5:44:00 PM Read Full Post

Reforming banking's culture of security secrecy

Recent bank malware attacks are telling us that security through obscurity is no longer enough

by (ISC)²

Kaspersky Lab's revelation that cyber thieves were able to pull off one of the biggest heists in history armed with nothing more than dodgy email docs, shows that the banking industry has failed to learn from past mistakes. We have known how to prevent this attack for many years.

February 25, 2015 11:01:00 AM Read Full Post

Changing careers - migrating into information security

Have you made plans for professional development?

by (ISC)²

Information security is hot. With existing educational paths lacking the capacity to churn out the needed number of professionals at the moment, people are migrating into the field at a significant rate. Seldom a planned career choice, the move into information security occurs as opportunity offers itself, or because an employer has an urgent requirement to fulfil. Once in, career development and planning becomes essential given the diversity of opportunity and level of change to manage.

February 03, 2015 1:15:00 PM Read Full Post

UK and US plan cyber games - really?

Headline-grabbing perhaps but short on substance

by (ISC)²

David Cameron’s headline-grabbing accord with Barack Obama to enhance cyber defences amounts to little more than acknowledgement of a huge problem. Clearly, in the wake of the terror attacks on Paris and the use of cyberspace by terrorists, the two leading political leaders needed to put cyber security high on their summit agenda last week.

January 22, 2015 1:58:00 PM Read Full Post

How can SMEs afford security that is good enough?

Security is too often seen as an anxiety for the specialists

by (ISC)²

SMEs have the same security concerns and requirements as their much larger partners, but, how can they afford security that can adequately protect them?

January 05, 2015 11:31:00 AM Read Full Post

When it comes to security, don’t shoot the developer

Don't alienate development teams - communicate with them

by (ISC)²

Application and software vulnerabilities are increasingly popular routes for cybercrime. This has led to pressure on development teams to contribute to security, but most security managers don’t have a strong understanding of modern development teams, tools and practices.

December 08, 2014 12:29:00 PM Read Full Post

Ten years on - how security professionals turned from techies into leaders

Ten years of (ISC)2's Global Workforce Surveys have charted seismic shifts in the nature of the security workforce

by (ISC)²

The cybersecurity profession is changing beyond all recognition from a narrow specialism based on technology into a wide-ranging profession encompassing people, processes and policies and reaching into every area of business from training room to boardroom.

November 10, 2014 5:25:00 PM Read Full Post

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