Security education

Pulse Secure to discuss implementing network access control during SANS Webinar

Pulse Secure, global provider of enterprise secure access solutions announced that John Pescatore, director of emerging security trends at SANS Institute, and Dave Cullen, manager of information technology and chief security officer (CSO) at Entegrus, will participate in a new webinar to discuss what works when implementing network access control (NAC). Pulse Secure NAC integration Hosted by the SANS Institute, the online seminar will feature an interview with Cullen on integrating Pulse Secur...

(US) Security Industry Association announces keynote speakers for SIA GovSummit 2018

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the keynote speakers for its annual public policy and government security technology conference, SIA GovSummit. Christopher Krebs, undersecretary (nominee) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’) National Protection and Programs Directorate, and Soraya Correra, chief procurement officer for DHS, will provide remarks at the event, which brings together government security leaders and private industry technologists for...

Are integrators and end users overwhelmed by too many choices?

Finding the exact right technology to solve an end user’s problem is challenging, but the rewards are great when an integrator gets it right. A wide range of available product types, price levels and added features increases the likelihood of identifying a technology to solve any problem. But with so many technology and product choices in the marketplace, identifying that one solution can be akin to finding a needle in a haystack. We wondered whether a vast range of product choices is alwa...

SIA commends Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security on botnet report

On May 30, 2018, the U.S. Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security released an action-oriented report on how the private sector and government can collaborate to mitigate against the threat of botnets and automated distributed attacks. The Security Industry Association (SIA) commends the extensive efforts of these two departments to develop this report, and SIA supports the primary goals described within the report, titled Report to the Present on Enhancing the Resilience of the Internet a...

PerpetuityARC Training unveils advanced close protection training course

PerpetuityARC Training, part of the Linx International Group has launched an Advanced Close Protection course, designed for those who have already gained their SIA or equivalent license. This highly practical course provides close protection operatives with an advanced understanding of close protection protocols, including situational awareness, risk management and unarmed conflict management. Risk management and situational awareness This is a hands-on, best-practice course which involves the...

NTT Security launches phishing service to test security posture of board members and top company executives

NTT Security, the specialised security company and centre of excellence in security for NTT Group, is expanding its suite of phishing attack simulation services with the use of special social engineering techniques to check whether senior executives pose a security risk. ‘Management Hack’ The ’Management Hack’ service is specifically designed with C-level executives in mind, such as the CEO, CFO or even CIO. Cyber criminals are increasingly attracted to this level with...