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Infosec Announces New Cyber Training Program for Federal Agencies and Contractors

May 6, 2021
Infosec, the leading cybersecurity education provider, today announced Infosec Skills Unlimited, a new program to equip federal agencies and contractors with cyber certification and training resources to meet Department of Defense 8570.01-M and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) compliance requirements.
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Feds say phone tracking data is evidence in Capitol riot charges

May 4, 2021
The FBI said location tracking data from Google places a Wisconsin man in the U.S. Capitol and on Capitol grounds during the January 6 insurrection. Cybersecurity experts say tech companies are tracking everyone.
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Wisdom From The Women Leading The Cybersecurity Industry, With Infosec Resources Author Susan Morrow

April 26, 2021
Susan’s first career was as an analytical chemist, then for the last 25 years she has worked in the cybersecurity and digital identity space. She is currently the R&D Director at Avoco Secure and creates content for Infosec and others on cybersecurity matters.
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The Art & Science of Using Cybersecurity Talent Frameworks & Taxonomies

April 23, 2021
Study after study shows cybersecurity job descriptions lack clarity across most roles and industries — stifling talent recruitment, development and retention efforts. Infosec Institute and Aspen Cybersecurity Workforce Coalition will provide data-backed insights into how organizations are aligning job descriptions and training to tools like the NICE Framework.
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IT and Cybersecurity Teams Are Getting Burnt Out – Here’s What Can Be Done

April 23, 2021
For IT professionals, the last few months have been brutal – never mind the last year of making sure everyone in the organization has the tools they need to be productive and secure for remote work.
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Take this culture quiz to see if your users trust your cybersecurity training and team

April 23, 2021
Security firm launches 18-question test to measure what employees think of security practices and how comfortable they are with calling out possible risks.
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Threat Intelligence for Physical Security: The Beginner’s Guide

April 20, 2021
Teams must defend a growing number of assets: worksites, employees, infrastructure, intellectual property. And as companies expand internationally, they have to stay up to date on events around the world. Yet given a shortage of qualified analysts, no one has time to comb through the stacks of data.
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The password hall of shame (and 10 tips for better password security)

April 15, 2021
Pop quiz: What has been the most popular — and therefore least secure — password every year since 2013? If you answered “password,” you’d be close. “Qwerty” is another contender for the dubious distinction, but the champion is the most basic, obvious password imaginable: “123456.”
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G2 names Infosec Skills a Spring 2021 Leader

April 14, 2021
Infosec, the leading cybersecurity education company, today announced Infosec Skills was named both a Leader and a Momentum Leader in three product categories by G2.com, Inc., the world's leading business solutions review website.
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Israelis May Ban High Tech Cars From Bases: ‘Perfect Espionage Vector’

April 13, 2021
Imagine you work at a chemical research part of a base. Its location is secret. But you have a smart car. Through other espionage activities, I found out you work there. I hack your phone or your car’s online account," Keatron Evans said. "I track your location as you go to work every day. Now I know the specific GPS location of your work facility. It goes downhill quickly from there.
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Celebrate Identity Management Day 2021 – Learn about the importance of managing and securing digital identities

April 13, 2021
Businesses should care about data security and data privacy because one data breach can cost your business millions of dollars and have a lasting impact on your reputation. A tarnished reputation translates to lost revenue. But you can help protect your customers data against malicious attacks by doing the following.
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New Infosec IQ Cybersecurity Culture Survey Quantifies Security Beliefs, Sentiments

April 13, 2021
Infosec, the leading cybersecurity education company, today released one of the industry’s first cybersecurity culture assessment tools. The new Infosec IQ Cybersecurity Culture Survey introduces an actionable, scalable way to analyze and measure employee attitudes and perceptions towards security practices, policies and training strategies across five cultural domains.