Many firms are working hard to even-up gender disparity within their fields – and with good reason. Not only do companies with a more diverse workforce offer a more obvious level playing field for new recruits; studies have found that diverse workplaces are more profitable, productive and have greater levels customer satisfaction.
These findings make it all the more concerning for the information security industry, in which only 11% of positions in the global cybersecurity workforce are occupied by women.
Enterprise and government efforts to attract and retain more women in the global cybersecurity profession have not made a meaningful impact.
Intel announced the largest security acquisition in Q1 2017, a whopping $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye, an Israeli automotive technology company with approximately 450 engineers and an installed base of nearly 15 million vehicles.
TODAY’S CYBER CRIMINALS ARE GETTING ORGANISED – ARE YOU?
Imago Techmedia today launched of the first annual Cyber Security Chicago conference and exposition. The event will take place from 18-19, October 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
2016 was terrible for corporate victims of cyberattacks, with many large companies making headlines over reports of major breaches. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Ransomware attacks quadrupled to 4,000 per day from 2015 to 2016.
Russian programmers meddled with the U.S. presidential decision, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has entrusted a bureau serve with guaranteeing nothing comparable occurs in Canada – however it’s not governments who ought to be most worried about security on the web, it’s people, says Scott Jones, who is entrusted with protecting the government’s systems.
Dear President Trump:
In my eight terms in Congress, I have seen cybersecurity explode onto the national stage as an issue of paramount importance to our national security. As you begin to craft your legacy in this emerging domain, I encourage you to use the successes and failures of your predecessor to guide your efforts.
Europol and the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) have marked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to coordinate on diminishing systemic digital hazard and enhancing web security all through Europe and past.
As a major aspect of the MoU, Europol and GCA will battle digital wrongdoing through the trading of data on digital wrongdoing patterns and joint universal ventures to increment digital security.
To this end, the two associations will accomplice to offer best practice proposals that help associations secure their systems and areas through the Internet Immunity extend.
In the previous part, we discussed Symantec’s (SYMC) latest acquisition of LifeLock. PC (personal computer) shipments fell for the eighth consecutive quarter in 3Q16. Gartner said that this was “the longest duration of decline in the history of the PC industry.”
Intel Security (ISEC) is altogether equipped to recapture its market position as the top security supplier all around in 2017.
As a major aspect of the business procedure, organization is rebranding itself as ‘McAfee by Intel‘ and will move into the worldwide security advertises one year from now as an autonomous security programming merchant.
“We have a reasonable possibility of getting to be no.1 security supplier and accomplice to more than 80% of the Global 200,”said Anand Ramamoorthy, MD – Intel Security, South Asia.
This move is not shocking, since Intel sold a larger part stake in its cybersecurity business to venture firm TPG in September this year. The inexact arrangement esteem has been accounted for around of $4.2 billion or more obligation.