NETIZEN AWARDED GSA CYBER SECURITY CONTRACT

POINT OF CONTACT: Max Harris 1-800-450-1773 ext. 704 MHarris@NetizenCorp.com Allentown, PA: Netizen Corporation, an award-winning provider of cyber security solutions for government and commercial markets, was awarded General Service Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 Highly Adaptive Cyber Security Services (HACS) Special Item Numbers (SINs). This contract is designed to provide state, local, and federal government organizations […]
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Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations Skills Shortage

Ability to detect and respond to threats is greatly impeded by a lack of skills and staff. Leading organizations offer a few suggestions. If you’ve followed my writing, you know that I passionately broadcast issues related to the global cybersecurity skills shortage. Allow me to report some sad news – things aren’t improving at all. […]
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When it comes to cybersecurity, companies need force fields, not walls

The threat landscape has changed so dramatically, so fast that it has outpaced previously sound security practices. There is a fracture in our modern way of life. The crack is imperceptible to most, even though it’s a dire threat. The public sees the recent headlines about the HBO hack and the company’s proprietary information being […]
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Cybersecurity: The cold war online

  Steven Aftergood weighs up an analysis of the fierce conflict destabilizing the Internet. The Internet is under attack, and not just by hackers, thieves and spies. As Alexander Klimburg reports in The Darkening Web, governments that insist on their own primacy are increasingly assaulting the idea of this digitized landscape as a transnational commons. […]
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UN finds cybersecurity is a struggle worldwide

There are massive gaps in security among the 134 countries surveyed, including the world’s most powerful nations. The whole world could use a cybersecurity upgrade. As cyberattacks grow more sophisticated and capable of knocking down power grids, locking up hospitals and robbing companies, online security has become a major concern for national defense. But a […]
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Guide to the top college and university cyber security degree programs

Business and technology higher education institutions are offering cyber security degrees and programs to help meet the job demand. The shortage of cyber security professionals is well documented, and this lack of expertise can keep organizations from bolstering their security programs. CISOs and CSOs should be heartened by the fact that more colleges and universities […]
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Cybersecurity: A top priority among companies, organizations

Cyberattacks occur all the time, in all kinds of ways, all over the world — from the WannaCry ransomware attack that spread across nonupdated networks and systems across the globe to a seemingly innocuous email from a company’s IT department disguised as a phishing scam. Cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated, leaving business leaders to wonder […]
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Strengthening cybersecurity should not compromise healthcare delivery

Within the past few months, hospitals across the world have suffered from cyber attacks, resulting in massive data breaches and workflow stagnancy. The enhanced interoperability of electronic health records (EHRs) and medical devices is increasing the efficiency of healthcare delivery and providing greater access to patients. Yet, as healthcare practices welcome the Internet of Things, […]
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A new approach to federal cybersecurity, 2 years after the OPM breach

Many feel the 2015 data breach at the Office of Personnel Management served as a wake-up call for the federal government. In many ways, it was more of a confirmation of what many had feared would eventually happen. Last month marked two years since the disclosure of one of the biggest data breaches in U.S. history […]
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How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity

Interested in a lucrative career in cybersecurity? These five steps show you how to get started. Are you searching for a high-paying job with excellent growth prospects? You could look at some of the top jobs for the future. Or you could consider something that’s hot right now: a career in cybersecurity. According to the […]
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Local Governments Focus on Cybersecurity After Attacks

‘Someone is going to click on a link they shouldn’t.’ (TNS) — Terri Bettinger paid close attention to the recent cyberattacks on the websites of Ohio government agencies, banks and other businesses. She hoped to learn lessons to better defend the information she oversees. Bettinger is the chief information officer for Franklin County and head […]
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