In addition to sniffing out drugs, bombs, and other weapons, law enforcement agencies at federal and local levels are training their canine units to assist in fighting cyber-crime by sniffing out hidden electronic devices.
Needing constant human input for AI training in cyber-security defeats the purpose of reducing the required human labour. Unsupervised learning is a whole other challenge. But AI needn't be 100 percent supervised or unsupervised.
City of London Police recently launched a new initiative to offer threat briefings, incident response training, and other guidance to businesses located in London's Square Mile to help them secure themselves better from cyber-threats.
Some 35 percent of developers receive no formalised training on secure coding practices and many organisations bolt security on to the end of the development lifecycle from a team in another silo.
There's a famous axiom about doctors making unusual medical diagnoses when a more commonplace explanation is more likely: "When you hear hoofbeats, think of horses not zebras.
Recognising the problem and putting a plan and strategy in place on how you're going to tackle it is the essential first step.
As UK police forces are revealed to have spent just £1.3 million on cyber-crime training in the last three years, security industry response is damning.
When CFOs ask what are the benefits of network security & training, it is the CIOs that oversees the accessibility, confidentiality and integrity of files and systems, thus making them responsible for securing and allocating budget.
How organisations can turn their biggest security threat — people — into their best security asset. But relying on people as the first and best line of defence requires well-trained professionals and there is a shortage.
UK councils are suffering from a lack of training in the face of a vast number of cyber attacks, averaging 37 attacks per minute, according to a new report.
Developers aren't choosing to ignore security issues - they don't have the skills or resources to create secure code due to a critical deficit in developer security training, especially how to manage vulnerable components effectively.
Ukraine has become a "training ground" for Russian hackers wishing to perpetrate cyber-attacks on the west, a Kyiv security expert has claimed.
Tapping into this huge talent pool [of non-traditional cyber-sec staff] will not be easy, but steps are being taken to make the cyber-security field more appealing to these populations, including teaching girl scouts about cyber-security.
GDPR-ready but prioritising cyber-security, including education and training for all staff to develop cyber-security culture, will enable delivery of significant financial savings.
More than two thirds of companies struggle to recruit the staff necessary to defend themselves; the Center for Cyber Safety and Education suggests a workforce gap of 1.8 million by 2022. What can be done asks Jay Coley.
Doug Wylie says organisations must invest in security skills now, to secure their systems for their future, noting companies have invested in tech for a workforce not trained how to securely operate and maintain these systems.
Piers Wilson, director of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) looks at the people challenges for an industry in the spotlight
Latest round of cyber-attacks underscore the need for regular security awareness training says Eldon Sprickerhoff.
More than a quarter of law firms in England and Wales were targeted by fraudsters in 2016, with most attempted scams taking place online, but there are a number of steps which can be taken to prevent attacks says Peter Groucutt
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The level of security of Wi-Fi networks and user awareness regarding information security has fallen significantly; a Positive Technologies security audit says mostly due to common vulnerabilities not needing much skill to implement.
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Security tools are useful, but as Edewede Oriwoh explains, we also need to support our staff within an overall cyber-security strategy where employees are engaged and involved and come to own some of the security processes.
As the government heavily invests in supplying enough staff into the cyber-security industry to keep everyone safe, one question remains: are we trying to solve the wrong problem?
The new GCSE was meant to have provided pupils skills for the future, but no one is doing the course, where did we go wrong?
(ISC)2 study finds shortfall of cyber-security workers with a predicted skills gap of 350,000 in Europe by 2022.
People are now officially the strongest link in cyber-security and this people-centric approach demands that vendors make their tech easier to use, and organisations implement policies that people will choose to follow.
New research from social learning platform FutureLearn explains how employees feel about keeping their company network safe.