Capture the Flag Exercises Make Cybersecurity Fun

Games as simple as tic-tac-toe can help technologists learn how to fight cyber attacks, and that’s just what “Capture the Flag” events aim to do: teach critical skills in everything from network sniffing and reverse engineering to cryptoanalysis. Companies and universities around the world hold “CTF” competitions for people to gain experience solving cybersecurity problems.…

The 5 Essential Traits of a Cybersecurity Professional

Every day brings new reports of data breaches and security vulnerabilities. Recent incidents include breaches of data belonging to customers at Madison Square Garden and current and former sailors in the U.S. Navy. Meanwhile, ransomware and phishing schemes continue to wreak havoc on corporate networks. In one ransomware attack targeting the San Francisco’s light rail…

Trends and Strategies in Cybersecurity: A Q&A With John Pescatore

For more than 35 years, John Pescatore has been taking on threats in the cybersecurity business. At the National Security Agency, Pescatore encrypted data in communications security. At the U.S. Secret Service, he fought currency counterfeiters that aim to make money off of stolen credentials. These days, Pescatore is director of emerging security trends for…

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