When Wired published an article titled “The Worst Cybersecurity Breaches of 2018 So Far,” I asked myself, “Why do we even bother?”
On Saturday, June 16, 2018, over two hundred people gathered in San Francisco to share ideas, knowledge, and support for women in and entering the field of cybersecurity. The event was called the Day of Shecurity, and I was one of the attendees.
One year ago, I had never heard of the SANS Institute. What I did know was that I needed a career change, and that I had decided to pursue cybersecurity as my new career path.
Last May I quit my job as a web developer, went back to college and started racking up GIAC certifications. Since then I have overclocked my brain, blown my buffers, and melted my cortex more times than I can count, and I love it.
As more details about the Equifax breach come to light, the degree of incompetence and mishandling seems unbelievable. Or is it?
There are a lot of conflicting reports going around right now, so there is a lot of confusion about what happens, what it means for you and me, and what we can do about it. Here is what we know…
It’s no secret that I have been ambivalent about getting a bachelors degree. But when my alma mater expanded their cybersecurity program to include a bachelors program, I knew it was time to make a change.