With the new SEC Cybersecurity Disclosure Rule requiring both the reporting of material cybersecurity events and the disclosure of cybersecurity programs for public companies, those affected are taking a closer look at cybersecurity frameworks that—while previously considered optional or “nice to have”—could help their organization meet the new regulatory requirements.
Red teaming is a proactive approach to cybersecurity, where a group of ethical hackers simulates real-world attacks on an organization's systems to identify vulnerabilities and test its defenses. This process helps organizations improve their security posture by revealing weaknesses before malicious actors can exploit them.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) final rule on Cybersecurity Risk Management, Strategy, Governance, and Incident Disclosure will require buy-in and active preparation from several departments of your organization to accommodate the new requirements.
For anyone who wants to expand their skills on red teaming with advanced OPSEC tactics and defense bypass techniques, Red Team Ops II (RTO II) is a great course among the many different exams and certifications a cybersecurity professional might invest in to advance their knowledge—and their careers.
As cybersecurity practices go, you have a lot of options, with penetration testing being just one of them. However, a penetration test has more value than many may initially recognize—in addition to how they serve your compliance initiatives.
When making a business acquisition, the potential of a security risk derailing a deal during an acquisition is quite low. Of course, when firms look to expand the number and types of services they deliver, the first consideration doesn’t usually regard security—instead, you must decide whether to build it or whether to buy it.
Some might say a good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
One of the latest intriguing developments in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) is ChatGPT—a natural language chatbot that answers questions submitted by a human user. It’s taken off in such a way that many are using ChatGPT to assist in streamlining their writing needs, but how helpful is the bot, really?