Security Operations Center (SOC) Vs Network Operations Center (NOC)

Work in cybersecurity field is full of surprises every day. In information security, just as on a football field, if you do not understand formations, play calling, and tendencies of your opponents, then you will not be able to understand the risks your organization is facing.

Python for penetration testers

If you are involved in vulnerability research, reverse engineering or penetration testing, I suggest to try out the Python programming language. It has a rich set of useful libraries and programs. This page lists some of them. Most of the listed tools are written in Python, others are just bindings for existing C libraries, i.e. they make those…

The four faces of the CISO

CISOs continue to serve the vital functions of managing security technologies (technologist) and protecting enterprise assets (guardian). At the same time, they are increasingly expected to focus more on setting security strategy (strategist) and advising business leaders on security’s importance (advisor). 

What Does a CISO Do?

A CISO is the executive-level manager who directs strategy, operations and the budget for the protection of the enterprise information assets and manages that program. The scope of responsibility will encompass communications, applications and infrastructure, including the policies and procedures which apply.