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MyDigitalTAT2, a San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit, bridges the gap between concerned parents and today's generation of kids, who see no distinction between digital and real life. Follow along as we hear directly from teens about what they're really doing online, and how their attitudes are shaping the future of an IT-infused society.
As an outsider to the industry and a "mere user" of technology, roaming illustrating reporter Lisa Chu, felt both ill-equipped and thirsty for empowerment when it comes to the impact of CyberSecurity on our daily lives. In this ITSPmagazine chronicle, Lisa explores both the culture and impact of the RSA Conference 2017 sessions, presentations, and hacker communities on our society.
Selena Templeton provides an overview of what was discussed in this live panel covering the challenges and responsibilities of this new IoT landscape that the security industry as well as individuals now face, which was streamed from the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco.
Selena Templeton provides an overview of what was discussed in this live panel covering diversity and the need to remove bias from the field of cybersecurity which was streamed from the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco.
Selena Templeton provides an overview of what was discussed in this live panel covering the human element of cybersecurity which was streamed from the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco.
If it takes just one person giving out the password or opening a suspect email to take a system down, is it the fault of the user or the system? Secure Mentem president Ira Winkler leads an energetic and fast-paced session on the human element when it comes to cybersecurity.
IOActive, Equal Respect and WISP presented this morning networking event to help senior-level women in security strategize the next stage in their career by targeting and sitting on a board. ITSPmagazine was there in full force to support the movement and capture the moment.
The keynote that summed up women in security for me was, without a doubt, from the eloquent and engaging Dame Stella Rimington. She is a former Director General of MI5, Britain’s domestic counter-intelligence and security agency, and whom Judi Dench’s character “M” in the James Bond films was based on. In fact, when Rimington saw the film, she recognized many details of herself, down to her three-quarter trench coat and choice of heels.
During the first couple days of the RSA Conference, I've spent most of my time having informal conversations with attendees, taking briefings from vendors, and engaging in deep-dive interviews with executives and leaders from cybersecurity firms of all sizes. The two common themes thus far? Artificial intelligence/machine learning and a focus on ransomware and phishing.
Many organizations enter the world of information security with new products that they think are wildly innovative. But in many cases—unfortunately—they are not truly innovative. This post explores how to identify what is actually innovative, what type of innovation matters, why it matters, and how to approach innovation to achieve success.
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Hak4Kidz: starting in America’s heartland, planting seeds for a responsible and innovative digital future. Roaming illustrator for ITSPmagazine, Lisa Chu, explores the world of cyber education across America.
Phishing threats have become highly sophisticated, combining social engineering aspects with targeted delivery, often resulting in financial, reputation, and brand damage to organizations. IRONSCALES offers multi-faceted solutions whereby employees can be trained and educated, attacks are surfaced through the use of machine learning-fueled analytics that empower security analysts to rapidly identify and remediate attacks before damage is inflicted, and the power of the crowd is employed to keep everyone safer.
Former covert agent Valerie Plame compares working at the CIA to working in cybersecurity – and how she was able to use gender bias to her advantage.
This RSA panel of security experts discusses the lack of diversity in cybersecurity and explores the responsibility of women when it comes to changing unconscious bias.
The word “diversity” is about so much more than just hiring more women in the workplace. Dr. Uma Gupta discusses how the human brain actually thrives on diversity and why you should get dressed in reverse order.
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From RSA Conference 2017
Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Alphabet Inc.
The Great A.I. Awakening: A Conversation with Eric Schmidt
HPE Distinguished Chief Technologist, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Data Futures: Protecting the Changing Value of Data
Research Director and Founder, SANS Institute
Which are the most dangerous new attack techniques?
Chief Executive Officer, Forcepoint
Protecting People and Content from Threats Already on the Inside
Dr. Hugh Thompson
Chief Technology Officer, Symantec
Radical Innovation: Revolutionizing the Future of Cybersecurity
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