A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber C-Suite Views

9 Factors To Ensure Your Cybersecurity Policy Works For Your Staff, Not Against Them (Forbes, Aug 07 2017)
List of nine top do’s and don’ts for being cyber-resilient in terms of mindset, behavior and daily precautions since, in the end, cybersecurity is not just a technical issue but people issue as well….

The State of the Firewall: Our take on the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls (AlgoSec Blog, Aug 07 2017)
Despite the many predictions in recent years of the death of the physical firewall, it will continue to be the cornerstone of network security. The report states that “During the evaluation period, the firewall market grew 8.9% to $9.27 billion…

What Women in Cybersecurity Really Think About (Dark Reading, Aug 07 2017)
For once, some good news about women in the cybersecurity field: A new survey shows that despite the low number of women in the industry, many feel empowered in their jobs and consider themselves valuable members of the team….

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Firms face £17m fine if they fail to protect against hackers (BBC News, Aug 07 2017)
Nearly half (46%) of British businesses discovered at least one cyber-security breach or attack in the past year, a government survey earlier this year found….

NIST Releases Cybersecurity Definitions for the Workforce (Dark Reading, Aug 07 2017)
In an effort to bring consistency when describing the tasks, duties, roles, and titles of cybersecurity professionals, the National Institute of Standards and Technology released the finalized draft version of its framework….

Recapping RSAC 2017 Asia, Pacific, Japan (RSA Conference Blog, Aug 07 2017)
2017 marked the fifth anniversary of RSA Conference APJ and the first time the conference dedicated an entire track on governments’ role in cybersecurity: Policy, Government & Regulations. …