Cybersecurity Weekly: 11.3.23

This week’s top picks in Cybersecurity-focused headlines…

3 Ways CISOs Can Energize And Earn The Respect Of Their Teams

“Today’s CISOs occupy a unique role at the intersection of security, technology, and business and are seeing an increasing number of responsibilities falling under their purview. The scope of their duties varies, but includes everything from assessing the risk of emerging cyber threats to aligning IT architecture with business needs to providing strategic counsel to the C-suite.”


Cybersecurity Must Be A Priority In The Event Of A Government Shutdown

“Agencies are scrambling to finalize their plans, oftentimes without much clarity about how long a shutdown is going to last. As part of those plans, they need to determine which activities will continue during the shutdown and which activities will come to a halt. They also must determine which employees will continue working and which employees will be furloughed.”


[VIDEO] Accenture’s Rick Driggers On Investing In Data Readiness For Better Cybersecurity

“Rick Driggers, managing director and cyber practice lead at Accenture Federal Services, discusses the challenges agencies face in using data for security and the importance of becoming more data-ready. He highlights the role of generative AI, ML, and large language models in enhancing cybersecurity and proactive threat identification. Rick also recommends that agency leaders invest in data management and integrate these tools into their programs to advance their agency’s mission and security posture.”


Microsoft Launches New Cybersecurity Strategy In Response To Latest Attacks

“The new initiative will be made up of three different pillars: AI-based cyber defense, advancing software engineering and development, and advocacy for better protection for civilians through the implementation of international cybersecurity norms.”


The Evolving Landscape Of Ransomware Attacks: How To Protect Your Business

“Ransomware attacks have become an ever-present threat in today’s digital landscape, targeting businesses of all sizes and industries. The evolving nature of these attacks necessitates a proactive approach to protect your business from potential harm. Here are 9 important steps your organization can take to start building up your defenses against a ransomware attack:…”


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