The 12th Annual ISSA and ISACA Chicago Chapters Security Conference and Networking Cruise – HALOCK was a proud attendee and sponsor at the educational and networking event. It was wonderful to connect with infosec leaders in the Chicagoland area. We hope to meet more in future events.
VULNERABILITY N+1. AUTHOR: Terry Kurzynski, CISSP, CISA, PCI QSA, ISO 27001 AUDITOR As Americans, we love lists. That fact is self-evident when browsing our favorite blog sites, as many blogs start out with catchy headlines like, “The Top 5 ______ (fill in the blank).” The love of lists is rooted deeply in our culture. We loved the […]
Eve Adams (@HackerHuntress), Senior Talent Acquisition Expert, was recently named one of Business Insider’s 100 Most Influential Tech Women on Twitter.
If you work in the information security industry go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back. In 2012 information security professionals enjoyed one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. In my line of work I often come across IT and various other […]
Yes, it’s another information security predictions article – security hiring trends. No, I won’t be discussing APT, China, or anything involving our favorite prefix, “cyber.” Instead, here’s a brief glimpse at what we infosec recruiters are seeing in terms of enterprise demands for security roles. While all infosec positions, from firewall jockey to CISO, remain […]
The Hackers Heckling. The Black Hat convention is under way today in Las Vegas, and there, before a group of information-security-minded individuals, stood General Keith Alexander, Director of the NSA, getting heckled by conference attendees. Their complaints were targeted at the NSA’s surveillance activities and Director Alexander’s dubious testimony to Congress about those activities.
Most of my information security focus these past few years has concentrated on management and governance, but this was not always the case. I came into this profession as a technologist and manager who focused on team building, turn-arounds and doing a lot with few resources. But as my career moved from technology operations to security […]