NIST released the draft NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF)


The NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) is a national resource that categorizes and describes cybersecurity work. It provides employers, employees, educators, students, and training providers with a common language to define cybersecurity work as well as a common set of tasks and skills required to perform cybersecurity work. Through the process of identifying the cybersecurity workforce and using a standard set of terms we can … Continue reading NIST released the draft NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF)

‘Internet of zombies’


Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, today announced the release of its Global Application and Network Security Report 2015-2016, which highlights that the age of the ‘Internet of Zombies’ is upon us. In the last year, over 90% of companies surveyed experienced a cyber attack. Half of all businesses attacked said they had experienced burst bot attacks, a short but … Continue reading ‘Internet of zombies’

By 2017 Denmark will pour some 465 million kroner ($75 million) into developing an offensive cyber-attack capability


In 2011, the Danish parliament voted unanimously to create a GovCERT service responsible for cybersecurity issues for government institutions and critical infrastructure. The 2011 law allows GovCERT to collect and retain traffic data (metadata) and packet data (contents) for the institutions and networks which are monitored by GovCERT. Data associated with security events can be retained for three years, whereas ordinary traffic and packet data … Continue reading By 2017 Denmark will pour some 465 million kroner ($75 million) into developing an offensive cyber-attack capability