There are many reasons why a certification can be a valuable career asset

There are many reasons why a certification can be a valuable career asset

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Many people who have experience with computers and information technology (IT), or even just have an interest in the field, have probably found themselves asking a simple question: Should I get certified or not?

There’s essentially no option to enter some professions without obtaining some form or certification or licensure. Most people intending to become a nurse, for example, or a tax accountant, would simply take for granted the requirement to clear certain hurdles that verify knowledge and skills before getting a job.

Improving cybersecurity governance in the boardroom

cybersecurity governance

cybersecurity governance
To tackle increasing data threats, companies need to put cybersecurity at the very heart of the business.

The risk landscape for corporations is constantly changing with new threats, regulations, and evolving cybersecurity vulnerabilities and attack methods. The recently disclosed Equifax data breach is the latest high-profile event that has stirred senior executives and corporate boards of directors all over the country to ask themselves, “Can this happen to us?” Sadly, the answer remains “yes,” as cybersecurity risk can never fully be removed. However, corporate boards can create a culture of security to mitigate risk and better protect their company’s critical infrastructure, data systems and reputation.

IT job profile: So you want be a CISO

IT job profile: So you want be a CISOWant be a CISO, CISO, CISSP, CCISO, CISM, CISA, ISO 27001, Information security, Risk Management

Want be a CISO? Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a coveted position in many IT organizations. The high demand for qualified CISOs leads to tremendous competition for capable candidates and correspondingly high salaries. But what’s the real deal behind the scenes? Do you have what it takes to serve in a CISO role? If not, what qualifications do you need before you can join the information security big leagues?

Sitting in an organization’s senior-most security chair requires a unique mixture of professional experience and educational background. The CISO position is a career capstone for some and a way station to the CIO chair for others. Either way, arriving at this destination requires careful career planning. Most CISOs don’t get there by accident.

New course Implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework using COBIT®5

NIST Cybersecurity Framework using COBIT 5

It’s official: The NEW Course and certification exam Implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework using COBIT®5 was released today.

 

As an ISACA COBIT® 5 Licensed Training Provider and as APMG ATO, Behaviour Group is proud to announce that the new offical course and exam from ISACA, Implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework using COBIT®5, is already included on our training catalogue and the 1st event date is open to candidates registration.

This course and exam allows the professionals to achieve an enhanced level of certification that was created by ISACA in response to the need for integrating the worldwide recognized framework COBIT®5 and the recently (Fev 2014) launched Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), developed by NIST in

The power of COBIT® 5

COBIT 5

COBIT® is an unusual or strange-sounding word for many, however is an acronym that is becoming increasingly recognized by auditors, IT professionals, and many enterprise managers.

COBIT® is an important internal control framework and an important support tool for documenting and understanding internal controls and recognizing the value of IT assets in enterprise. A general or working knowledge of COBIT® should be an IT auditor requirement.

If you have IT challenges to manage in your enterprise, such us Cloud Computing, Information Security, Big Data, Data Privacy, know that you do not