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(ISC)² finds cyber security workforce must grow by 145% to close skills gap

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the findings of its 2019 Cyber Security Workforce Study, which for the first time estimates the current cyber security workforce (2.8 million professionals), as well as the...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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Cyber security programs shown to have tangible value in M&A assessments

(ISC)² – the world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals – has just issued the findings from its detailed report entitled ‘Cyber Security Assessments in Mergers and Acquisitions’, which is based on a survey of 250 US-based...
Posted On 08 Oct 2019
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Most businesses “ignoring security” when investing in new technology

As businesses strive towards digital transformation, a new report by UK software company Advanced has revealed that only 24% of organisations are prioritising security when it comes to technology investment. These findings come as a blow as separate reports (the Hiscox Cyber...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
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Cyber association recognised by HMRC as Approved Professional Organisation

(ISC)2 – the world’s largest non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals –  has been granted Approved Professional Organisations and Learned Societies status by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the UK’s tax, payments and customs...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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Businesses boost diversity in IT/ICT and cyber security to attract and retain top staff

(ISC)² – the world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals – has released the headline findings from its forthcoming study into workplace and hiring diversity in IT/ICT and cyber security roles. The independent ‘blind’ study of...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Infosecurity Europe 2019 at London’s Olympia: Show Preview

Infosecurity Europe is Europe’s largest information security event. This year it will open its doors from Tuesday 4–Thursday 6 June at Olympia in London, bringing together the business, technology and cyber communities to discuss and discover the best ways in which to...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Special Events at Infosecurity Europe designed to support information security professionals

Infosecurity Europe – for which Risk Xtra is serving as an Official Media Partner – will host a series of Special Events as part of the 2019 event’s conference agenda, which stands as the world’s largest complimentary conference programme with 240-plus free to attend...
Posted On 14 May 2019
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(ISC)² adds four new courses to Professional Development Institute’s portfolio

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the availability of a range of new courses for its Professional Development Institute (PDI) portfolio. PDI course offerings are free to (ISC)² members and associates. Up to 35...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019
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(ISC)² invests in professional development of global cyber security workforce

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the founding of its Professional Development Institute (PDI) to combat one of the largest challenges facing the cyber security community today, namely the global shortage of...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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(ISC)² appoints Mary-Jo de Leeuw as director of cyber security advocacy for EMEA

(ISC)2 – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has appointed Mary-Jo de Leeuw as the organisation’s director of cyber security advocacy for the EMEA region. In this role, de Leeuw will work to encourage corporations, Governments,...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018