Is Your Company Compliant? A Take on GDPR by a CISO

There’s much talk about the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) that took effect on May 25 and its impact on US companies with European operations. As more and more information has been collected electronically over the years, it’s become necessary to mandate that companies better protect this information from being breached. With this mandate, the days of collecting and storing personal information are gone. Every company’s journey to GDPR is unique, but we can learn from each other. As [...]

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Nine Things That Are Poised To Impact Business Cybersecurity

From the Equifax breach this past September to the recent hack of MyFitnessPal data through Under Armour, the number of high-profile cyberattacks has continued to climb in recent months. Every company, regardless of size, must be prepared for the possibility that they’ll be the next victim. One important step every business should take to protect their sensitive customer data is invest in the latest security solutions. This means staying educated and up to date on what technology is available and what it [...]

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Trump signed the ‘Forever GI Bill.’ Here are 11 things you should know.

President Trump has just put his signature on a new law that will bring significant changes to education benefits for service members, veterans and their families.  The legislation known as the “Forever GI Bill” garnered strong bipartisan support in Congress, passing unanimously in both the House and Senate.  “Today our commitment to support and care for the men and women who have served our great nation has been reinforced with the signing of the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational [...]

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Needing troops, Army offers up to $90,000 bonuses to re-enlist

Struggling to expand its ranks, the Army will triple the amount of bonuses it’s paying this year to more than $380 million, including new incentives to woo reluctant soldiers to re-enlist, officials told The Associated Press.  (CyberSecurity Certifications and training are available at www.cedsolutions.com) Some soldiers could get $90,000 up front by committing to another four or more years, as the Army seeks to reverse some of the downsizing that occurred under the Obama administration after years of growth spurred [...]

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The Sorry State Of Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Rules aren’t really rules if breaking them has no consequences.  In today’s dangerous cyberworld, corporations often say that cybersecurity is now a top priority for them, especially after all the massive data breaches we’ve been hearing about on a day-to-day basis. But one has to wonder, if that’s case, why are so few companies doing cybersecurity training properly? Sadly, the most common and detrimental thing that many companies are doing wrong when it comes to training employees on cybersecurity is a [...]

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