Cybergovernance Journal Update – 5/27/2016

by | May 27, 2016

The vast majority of companies continue to be unprepared for cyber breaches, but will the passage of a “Sarbanes-Oxley” bill for cybersecurity provide the guidance and motivation to get them secure?

Are We Heading for a Cyber Sarbanes-Oxley?

Cybergovernance Journal, May 23
“We are facing a crisis of confidence that is eroding the public’s trust in our markets, and poses a real threat to our economic health.” If you regularly track emerging stories about the effect that cybersecurity breaches are having on our economy, you may have missed this quote. Don’t worry, it hasn’t been said in public – yet.

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Reimagining the Cybersecurity Profession

U. S. News & World Report, May 20
“I think people think about a guy who eats corn ships, drinks mountain dew, wears a black shirt and doesn’t talk to anybody,” Johnson said. In reality, there are dozens of different types of cybersecurity jobs that have nothing to do with computer programming. In fact, 48 percent of the workforce in cyber risk management is comprised of women who…

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77% of Companies Unprepared for Cybersecurity Incidents

SC Magazine, May 18
Research data was collected from 24 security operations centers, seven R&D centres, 3.5 trillion logs, 6.2 billion attacks and nearly 8,000 security clients across six continents in 2015 reveals that there has been little improvement in preparedness for security incidents despite the rise in attacks and data breaches…

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Building on the Cybersecurity Sprint with CDM II

GCN, April 25
Now is the time for agencies to build on the momentum of the cybersecurity sprint and focus on a complete identity and access management (IAM) strategy rooted in governance that can protect against the full range of identity-centered attacks…

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Government’s Role in Cybersecurity

“I’m a fan of government providing broad-based frameworks,” Durbin says in this video interview conducted at the recent Washington Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit. “But government for me needs to do a better job of working collaboratively with business, with the private sector, to understand some of the implications of what they’re doing…”

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National Cyber Security Centre to Offer Cyber Advice for Businesses

TechWeekEurope, May 25
Ste“In the last year, two thirds of large businesses in the UK experienced an cyber attack,” explained Hancock. “Almost a quarter suffered a breach at least once a month.
“Twelve and a half percent of our economy is now online. No other country does more e-commerce.”

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