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A New Slack channel for Cybersecurity Leaders Outside of the Fortune 2000

A New Slack channel for Cybersecurity Leaders Outside of the Fortune 2000

April 30, 2021The Hacker News
Perhaps due to the nature of the position, the InfoSec leadership roles tend to be solitary ones. CISOs, or their equivalent decision-makers in organizations without the role, have so many constant drains on their attention – keeping their knowledge fresh, building plans to secure their organizations further – that they often find themselves on an island. It's even more challenging for organizations outside the Fortune 2000 that are resource-constrained. Security leaders are expected to know everything and often don't have anyone inside their organization with whom to bounce ideas or even go to for advice. When a crisis arises, they must often go with their gut or guess at the best solution based on their own experiences. Security leaders could often use advice but don't have an outlet for it. Chris Roberts, Chief Security Strategist at Cynet Security, offers a new Slack-based community for InfoSec leaders ( register here ) as a solution. The new InfoSec Leaders Community will fea
7 Courses That Will Help You Start a Lucrative Career in Information Security

7 Courses That Will Help You Start a Lucrative Career in Information Security

November 17, 2019The Hacker News
As the world becomes more interconnected by the day, more and more companies of all sizes and industries are finding themselves under attack by fearless cybercriminals who can access their entire server farms from across the globe with only a few lines of code. And it's not just private corporations that are suffering. A wide range of government agencies are also constantly under attack, and national security is relying more and more on counter-cyberattack measures to safeguard everything from classified data to entire power grids. So it should come as no surprise that the overarching field of information security is booming, and those with the skills to thwart and retaliate against a growing number of sophisticated cyber threats are in high-demand across countless industries. The Complete Information Security Certification Bundle will help you join this lucrative field, and it's currently available for over 95% off at just $31. With 7 courses and over 80 hours of
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