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August 2022

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Learn about Web Application Security Web applications have changed the way businesses and customers interact online. From streamlining business processes to enabling online interactions, web applications have transformed online user experience and enabled better communication between businesses and their customers. This comes with additional risk making web application security a priority.   What are web applications? What is web application security? Why is web application security important? What is a web application vulnerability? How are web applications attacked? What are common ways that attackers exploit vulnerabilities? How can web application vulnerabilities be

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is the senior-level role that oversees the development, implementation, and operation of the organisation’s security program. The CISO works with other senior management to align security initiatives with the overall business objectives and to manage risks that may threaten the organisation achieving its goals. Filling a CISO role can be challenging for many organisations. A vCISO can be the answer, but finding the right vCISO is essential.  Cybersecurity is a top priority for organisations. The frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks have increased business risk. Specialist

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau (GNCCB) have warned small and medium sized business owners of an increased threat of ransomware. Previously, ransomware groups have focused on larger organisations in the past, but are now increasingly targeting SMEs instead.   In an article published by Enterprise Nation Fabio Cerullo explains what ransomware is, the damage it can do, and the measures companies should take to protect themselves. Read the full article here >>

Effective November 1, 2022, several changes will be made to the SSCP exam. The SSCP exam will be available in four additional languages. Currently, the SSCP exam is available in English and Japanese and will also be offered in Chinese, Korean, German and Spanish from November 2022. The length of the SSCP exam is also changing as an additional 25 pre-test (unscored) items will be added to the exams in all languages. The additional 25 pretest items are evaluated for inclusion as operational (scored) items in future exams, however, as these