4 Tips for Developing a Cybersecurity Culture in Your Organization

The best way to ensure cybersecurity is prioritized at every step of the business is to foster a cybersecurity culture. Cybersecurity training is a necessary step toward building this culture. Many organizations have this training on an annual or semi-annual basis, but it’s not enough. Even with proper training, everyday …

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What Can You Do With a Master’s in Cloud Computing?

There’s no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a massive digital migration to cloud services. “The pandemic has been the biggest single accelerant to cloud adoption that we’ve ever seen,” Dion Hinchcliffe, VP and principal analyst at the tech advisory and research firm Constellation Research, said to Harvard Business Review …

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Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity

In 2021, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2, determined the global cybersecurity workforce must increase by 65 percent in order to properly protect the world’s sensitive data. However, as the organization noted, the industry has grappled with a stark skills shortage for years. The rapid shift to …

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The Ultimate Guide to Cybersecurity Master’s Programs

Earning a master’s degree in cybersecurity opens you up to a field with lucrative salaries and readily available career options in sectors as varied as healthcare, business, financial services, contracting, armed forces, education and government. Although these degree programs are relatively new, the complexity and ubiquitousness of cybersecurity have paved …

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What Is Cyber Analytics?

In recent years, there’s been a marked increase in ransomware attacks, soaring 158 percent from 2019 to 2020 in the United States alone. Cybersecurity professionals speculate that among the reasons for the spike is the fact that companies are paying the requested ransom – and cybercriminals are taking notice. Other …

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Types of Security Analytics in a Post-Pandemic World

The COVID-19 pandemic forced organizations to adapt business models for the new standard of working from home, and with that, it also created a new set of opportunities for cyber criminals. Hackers quickly seized the opportunity to take advantage of increased security vulnerabilities due to the rapid shift to more …

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Network Security vs. Cloud Security: Which Is Right for You?

The circumstances of 2020 made it extremely clear that network security and cloud security are essential for today’s digitally connected world. More records were compromised in 2020 than in any year since at least 2005, increasing 141 percent over 2019’s numbers, according to consulting and solutions firm Risk Based Security. …

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Cyber Security vs. Information Security – Is There a Difference?

With prominent cyber security breaches becoming a somewhat regular occurrence, including recent attacks on companies to retrieve credit card data from customers, organizations around the country are, at present, frequently outgunned in the fight to protect their vital information. The problem isn’t bound exclusively to the private sector either; government …

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Master’s in Computer Science vs Cybersecurity: What’s the Difference?

With so many options for professional development available, computer and IT professionals may wonder which master’s degree would be better suited for their career goals: a master’s degree in computer science vs. cybersecurity. The best way to choose between the two is to understand the demands of each program and …

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What Does Information Security Mean and Why Does It Matter?

The Importance of Information Security Of all the pressing challenges facing leaders in business and government today, one stands above the rest: keeping their information secure. With computerized technology integrated into nearly every facet of our lives, this concern is well founded. Securing information is urgent for intelligence agencies, law …

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