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  1. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #CyberSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Cybersecurity spending outlook: $1 trillion from 2017 to 2021
    www.csoonline.com Cybercrime growth is making it difficult for researchers and IT analyst firms to accurately forecast cybersecurity...
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  2. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #CyberSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    The 3 most in-demand cybersecurity jobs of 2017 - TechRepublic
    www.techrepublic.com Amid a shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals, here are the three positions in the field that companies are seeking out the most, according to tech staffing firm...
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  3. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #CloudSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    The 5 fundamentals of effective cloud management
    www.cio.com The rising complexity of today’s cloud environments can catch your company off guard — at great cost. Here are five functional areas CIOs should focus on as you get your cloud strategy off the...
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  4. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #InfoSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    The IT Workforce Continuum
    www.govtech.com How to get talent in the door, keep them engaged and soften the blow of the retirement...
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  5. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #Phishing, #MobileSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    WhatsApp: 'your subscriptions up so please pay up,' phishing scam
    www.scmagazine.com ESET researchers warn users beware phishing messages purportedly from WhatsApp warning users their subscription is...
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  6. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #BreachNews
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    The Costs of Three Major Email Security Breaches
    www.tripwire.com With email being an integral part of personal and business life, the importance of good email security cannot be...
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  7. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #BreachNews
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century
    www.itnews.com Security practitioners weigh in on the 15 worst data breaches in recent...
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  8. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #InfoSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Survey: Infosec professionals work long shifts, yet feel rewarded
    www.scmagazine.com In a recent survey of 360 infosec professionals, 57 percent of respondents said they work weekends and 29 percent said they work at least ten hours a...
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  9. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #Malware
    fossbytes.com The security researchers have identified a malware named SpyDealer, which affects Android smartphones running Android versions between 4.4 KitKat and 2.2...
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  10. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #InfoSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    5 Security Things to Know for the Week of July 17
    www.trustwave.com Law enforcement knocks down a popular dark web carding forum, a spam botnet pushing not-safe-for-work content has a Twitter connection, plus more in this week's "5 Security Things to...
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  11. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #CloudSec, #Ransomware
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Securing your Cloud Stack from Ransomware - Dark Reading
    www.darkreading.com Poor configuration, lack of policies, and permissive behaviors are three factors that can leave your cloud infrastructure vulnerable to ransomware...
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  12. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #InfoSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    9 forces shaping the future of IT
    www.cio.com New technologies and approaches will free IT leaders to cut costs, save time and let machine intelligence do the heavy...
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  13. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #Malware
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Self-Service Kiosk Maker Avanti Markets Hacked
    www.databreachtoday.com Avanti Markets is warning 1.6 million users of its self-service kiosk vending machines that malware-wielding hackers infected about 1,900 of its machines and...
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  14. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #InfoSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Women in IT Security: Power Players
    www.scmagazine.com These eight women were selected for longstanding contributions to the IT security space. As veterans in the field, they've served as exemplary women taking on leadership roles in the...
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  15. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #BreachNews
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    How Much Does A Data Breach Cost Your Company? A Lot More Than You Might Think | HuffPost
    www.huffingtonpost.com Despite the fact that the Internet has become a key pillar in the workings of modern day society, there is still a massive knowledge gap between...
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  16. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #BreachNews
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Sabre data breach: Hard Rock, Loews Hotels among victims of hackers
    www.ibtimes.co.uk Sabre said that 'an unauthorized party' accessed payment card data via the SHS SynXis reservation...
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  17. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #Malware, #Linux
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Linux malware gaining favor among cybercriminals
    www.scmagazine.com Linux malware is becoming a more important tool for cybercriminals as these individuals focus a greater portion of their attention on attacking IoT devices running the open-source operating...
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  18. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #InfoSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Keyloggers: Beware this hidden threat
    www.pcworld.com Your every keystroke can easily be monitored by legitimate and illegitimate software lurking within your PC or...
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  19. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #Malware
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Teardown of 'NotPetya' Malware: Here's What We Know
    www.bankinfosecurity.com Malware known as NotPetya, SortaPetya or GoldenEye continues to spread globally, infecting endpoints via leaked Equation Group exploits as well as built-in...
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  20. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #CloudSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    How Should IT Strategies Evolve to Capitalize on the Cloud’s Potential Today?
    www.govtech.com Here’s where government cloud strategy is headed as the technology enters its second...
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  21. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #CloudSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    What If Your SaaS Provider Goes Out of Business?
    www.datacenterjournal.com In 2013, cloud storage provider Nirvanix shut down its operations. The company had been having problems differentiating from and competing with Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine and Windows Azure, getting caught in price war between those...
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  22. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #CyberSec
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Employee
    www.govtech.com Cybersecurity awareness programs in Missouri and Washington center on education, anonymized real-life anecdotes and assessments that can include "phishing" their own...
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  23. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #InternetCrime
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    FBI: Reported Internet-Enabled Crime Losses Hit $1.3 Billion
    www.bankinfosecurity.com The FBI says reported losses due to internet crime last year totaled $1.3 billion, based on nearly 300,000 complaints logged with its Internet Complaint Center....
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  24. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #Ransomware, #AdBlock
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Ad blockers help prevent ransomware, says Graham Cluley
    www.scmagazine.com If colleges struck last week with ransomware attacks had ad blockers on their systems, they likely could have avoided trouble, according to a post from security researcher Graham...
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  25. Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    #Ransomware
    Jaime Contreras, MBA, CISM, CISA
    Web host agrees to pay $1m after it’s hit by Linux-targeting ransomware
    arstechnica.com Windfall payment by poorly secured host is likely to inspire new ransomware...
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