When it comes to data protection, are you a Cub Scout, a Boy Scout–or an Eagle Scout? Your place in the IT and data security maturity life cycle is a lot like the scouts, according to guest columnist Tom Callahan of SafeNet Assured Technologies. As your organization becomes more mature, your view of protection becomes more sophisticated.
In April, U.S. Cyber Challenge will open their annual Cyber Quests competition, where thousands across the nation will attempt to earn an invitation to one of the three summer cyber camps by achieving a top score. With the growth of data in government, enterprise or the nonprofit sector comes growth in professional positions needed to protect that data. Yet the nation has a significant workforce gap of cybersecurity professionals.
The Federal government is the leading creator, collector, consumer, and communicator of information in the United States. If there are changes to its regulatory requirements, it is possible those changes will eventually spread into the commercial sector. Here’s what that sector needs to know.