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May 2021

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Cycubix is delighted to welcome Richard Nealon as a Senior Information Security Consultant. With extensive experience in Information Security and Risk Management, Richard’s expertise in the implementation of security frameworks and standards will help support our client's journey to compliance and enhanced security. About Richard Richard Nealon, CISSP-ISSMP, SSCP, SCF, CISM, CISA Richard is a seasoned Information Security and Risk Management professional with over 35 years experience.  He was one of the first certified information security professionals in Ireland and has worked for most of his career in the information technology area (Security,

I’ve been thinking (following three published cybersecurity breaches in Ireland – HSE, Ardagh Group , in the past week), about what makes an organisation vulnerable to a breach and what an organisation can do to prevent it, or at the very least, remediate against it.  As we’ve seen this week, critical data is the lifeblood of all organisations. Immediate and prolonged loss of access to that data causes untold disruption and anguish. An “ostrich” strategy (keeping our head down and pretending that it won’t happen to us) is not a viable

As organizations grapple with a cybersecurity workforce gap estimated at 3.1 million worldwide, The 2021 Cybersecurity Career Pursuers Study from (ISC)² offers important insights on how to successfully build and retain a balanced and diverse team with a broad range of skills. The results are based on a survey of more than 2,000 cybersecurity professionals and jobseekers across the United States and Canada. The report advocates a reboot in the way organisations hire, train and retain talent in cybersecurity. For a long-term investment in their security personnel organisations must focus on

How to Reap the Benefits of DevSecOps  DevSecOps looks to merge “speed of delivery” and “secure code” to address security during the development process and not after an attack. Insecure DevOps creates risks for business. By detecting and fixing security issues during the development phases teams can create secure software and processes.  This paper was developed by (ISC)². Download the white paper to reap the benefits of DevSecOps in your organization. (ISC)² CSSLP certification demonstrates that IT professionals have the skills and knowledge to better incorporate security practices into each phase of the software

Use the CSSLP Mind Map to help you prepare for the CSSLP Exam We have developed a Mind Map based on the latest CSSLP Exam Outline from September 2020, to help students when studying for the (ISC)² Official Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) exam.  Use this visual guide when reviewing the CSSLP domains. The Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) validates that software professionals have the expertise to incorporate security practices into each phase of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). If you are interested in becoming CSSLP certified find out more about how