Global cybercrime costs will exceed $6T annually by 2021

A recent Cybersecurity Ventures report, sponsored by security firm Herjavec Group, also found global cybersecurity defense costs will exceed $1 trillion over the next five years. The cost of cybercrime around the globe will exceed $6 trillion annually by 2021 – more than double the annual cybercrime costs of 2015, according to a recent Cybersecurity Ventures report, sponsored by security firm Herjavec Group. These costs include data damage and destruction, stolen money, loss of productivity, intellectual property theft, personal or financial [...]

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Certified Network Defender (CND) – Launch of the World’s Latest Cyber Security Certification

EC Council CND Certification Class – Only 15 Students Are Permitted for the First Certification Class – August 29th to September 2nd $895 for the class, courseware, and Certification Exam Join our Certified Network Defender experience classes globally.  EC-Council is thrilled to announce the all-new certification titled the Certified Network Defender (CND) which will be launched globally on September 14th, 2016. The CND certification aims to equip you with hands-on training to function in real life situations involving network defense. You will gain [...]

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Security Manual Reveals The OPSEC Advise ISIS Gives To Recruits

Policemen guard streets near the Bataclan concert venue, where gunmen killed at least 80 people at the end of a string of attacks across Paris the night before, Nov. 14, 2015. As the death toll rose to 127 with many more wounded and Paris reeled from the violence, President Francois Hollande directly blamed the attacks on the Islamic State group. (Dmitry Kostyukov/The New York Times) In the wake of the Paris attacks, US government officials have been vocal in their [...]

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6 Emerging Cybersecurity Risks You Should Be Aware Of

Last Friday I had the privilege of moderating a panel of experts discussing emerging security risks. Besides me, the panel at the New York Cyber Security Summit included Logan Brown (president of Exodus Intelligence), Joseph Fiorella (senior infosec engineer at Intel Security), Roy Katmor (CEO of Ensilo), Tom Kellerman (chief cybersecurity officer at Trend Micro), Hanan Levin (VP of products at Illusive Networks), and Dr. Bernard Parsons (CEO of Becrypt). Here are six takeaways from the panel; they should provide valuable [...]

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10 Best IT Certifications For 2016

With successful hacking attacks on many corporate and government systems and networks, CyberSecurity & Security training moves to the front in 2016.  With over 1MM IT Security jobs available now as a result, and IT Security salaries rising fast, IT Security is here to stay at the front of IT work. 1.  Certified Ethical Hacking/Computer Forensics/Security Analyst/Licensed Penetration Tester.  There are two kinds of organizations today, those that know they have been hacked, and those that don’t know they have [...]

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