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Author: Jennifer Hanly

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In this article we look at what training is required to comply with PCI DSS and why it is important, not just to achieve compliance, but to protect payment card information.   Organisations that accept payment cards must understand and comply with Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards. These standards, developed by the PCI Security Standards Council, made up of American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard and Visa, are designed to ensure that cardholder data is processed, stored, and transmitted securely and protected from misuse and fraud. What training is

(ISC)² has launched a new initiative - (ISC)² Candidate. (ISC)² Candidate has been created for  those interested in pursuing an (ISC)² certification or a career in cybersecurity. It offers access to many of the benefits and resources that (ISC)² certified members and Associates of (ISC)² enjoy – but with no exam or  work experience required. These benefits include - (ISC)² member pricing for pre-conference training ahead of (ISC)² Security Congress Access to the award-winning (ISC)² webinar channels Think Tank, Security Briefings, Knowledge Vault and sessions from previous (ISC)² Security Congress conferences (ISC)²

Fabio Cerullo will be delivering a highly interactive session on Web Application Security Essentials at OWASP 2022 Global AppSec San Francisco This  training has been updated to align with the recent changes to the OWASP Top 10 2021 – the world-renowned reference document that details the most critical security risks to web applications. This ensures that the course provides the most up to date knowledge for attendees. The course provides the knowledge and resources required to evaluate the security of web applications. The participants, through the understanding of theory and a strong

  As part of the Enterprise Nation Go and Grow Online Series, Richard Nealon delivered a session called “How to protect your customers and your business when selling online”.  This presentation is designed for small business owners who want to understand how to protect themselves and their customers when selling products and services online. Click here to watch the presentation   Learn more about:​ Good practice to reduce risk (technical and process) Tips for transparency with your customer Your legal and ethical responsibilities   About Richard Nealon In this Go and Grow session, Richard Nealon draws on

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

As part of the Enterprise Nation Go and Grow Online Series, Richard Nealon delivered a session called “Five ways to manage your business cybersecurity”.  Designed to address the needs of small business owners, the presentation explains the actions needed to manage cybersecurity effectively by taking the approach that is right for your business. Click here to watch the presentation   Learn more about these five ways to manage your business cybersecurity:​ Taking a risk based approach; Ensuring a culture fit; Thinking smart; Implementing comprehensive controls; Validation.   About Richard Nealon In this Go and Grow session,

At Cycubix we are passionate about education and the fundamental role it plays in the development and ongoing management of an effective cybersecurity programme. The latest cybersecurity knowledge and relevant skills are essential to manage a business securely while driving success and growth. Why train with Cycubix? Here are just some of the reasons