C-Suite View – The Week’s Best News – 2017.08.18

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

One easy thing your agency can do to attract more cybersecurity talent (FederalNewsRadio, Aug 11 2017)
Educational opportunity is the most important motivation government can use to attract cybersecurity talent, even more than pay or mission…

Get Ready for the 2038 ‘Epocholypse’ (and Worse) (Dark Reading, Aug 15 2017)
A leading security researcher predicts a sea of technology changes that will rock our world, including the Internet of Things, cryptocurrency, SSL encryption and national security…

PhishMe offers free phishing training tool to SMBs (TechCrunch, Aug 15 2017)
The new tool called PhishMe Free is a cloud service that’s a subset of their enterprise product, PhishMe Simulator. It doesn’t include all of the tools you’ll find in the pay version of course, but it puts anti-phishing training within reach of any company regardless of size…


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Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations Skills Shortage (Computer Security – Google News, Aug 10 2017)
The ability to detect and respond to threats is greatly impeded by a lack of cybersecurity skills and staff. Leading organizations offer a few suggestions…

Why the majority of MSPs struggle to find enough cybersecurity pros to hire (TechRepublic, Aug 11 2017)
Some 92% of MSPs now offer cybersecurity services, but a shortage of qualified staff may put customers at risk of ransomware attacks, according to a Kaspersky Lab report…

The Symantec-Google feud can’t be swept under the rug (TechTarget Security Bytes, Aug 15 2017)
The feud between Symantec and the web browser community, most notably Google, appears to be over now that DigiCert has agreed to acquire Symantec Website Security for close to $1 billion…

Cybersecurity Services Frim BlueteamGlobal Raises $125 Million (eSecurity Planet, Aug 15 2017)
BlueteamGlobal launched on Aug. 3 with $125 million in new funding. The company, headed by CEO Jim Rosenthal, former COO at Morgan Stanley, will offer its threat intelligence services to larger organizations and managed security services to small and midsized businesses (SMBs)…

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