Cybersecurity Skills Crisis Worsens for Fourth Year in a Row, Impacting 70% of Organizations

MILFORD, Mass. & VIENNA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE[1])–The cybersecurity skills crisis continues to worsen for the fourth year in a row and has impacted nearly three quarters (70 percent) of organizations, as revealed today in the fourth annual global study of cybersecurity professionals by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and independent industry analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). The top ramifications...

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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cybersecurity

MILFORD, Mass. & VIENNA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE[1])–The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for hackers and online scammers, and cybersecurity professionals saw a 63 percent increase in cyber-attacks related to the pandemic, according to a survey released by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and independent industry analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). As the global impact of COVID-19 manifested...

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Cybersecurity Company Expel Announces $50 Million in Series D Financing

HERNDON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE[1])–Expel*, the Security Operations Center (SOC)-as-a-service provider that’s committed to making security as accessible as the internet, announced today that it secured $50 Million in Series D funding led by CapitalG, Alphabet’s independent growth fund. The financing round also includes participation from existing investors: Battery Ventures, Greycroft, Index Ventures, Paladin Capital Group and Scale Venture Partners. Gene Frantz,...

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The 2020 Cyber Security Awards Press Release – Acquisition International

United Kingdom, 2020 – Acquisition International Magazine has announced the winners of the 2020 Cyber Security Awards. Cyber Security is an interesting sector. That seems reductive, though it serves as a fitting descriptor – few industries move as swiftly as cyber security. Now that we’re firmly in the digital age, cyber security plays an integral role in the day to...

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