May 23, 2022

Top 10 Security Issues in Enterprise Cloud Computing

As a CISO, you know the list of security issues in enterprise cloud computing seems to always be growing. When you’re tasked with keeping your organization’s cloud environment secure, it is critical to first recognize what threats are out there so you can install the necessary policies and solutions to combat them. Sometimes this task can feel overwhelming, so we’ve compiled a list of the top cloud security threats to keep an eye on in the next 12 months – so you don’t have to.

May 9, 2022

Tech Lover…but Cyber Late Bloomer: A Conversation with Prajakta “PJ” Jagdale of Palo Alto Networks

Sometimes it seems like professionals in the cybersecurity industry “eat, sleep, and breathe” cybersecurity and that they’ve done that since the first day they could walk. But in reality, job-seekers with all types of interests find happy homes as cybersecurity professionals. And this is certainly true for Prajakta “PJ” Jagdale, Director of Offensive Security at Palo Alto Networks.

April 11, 2022

Lawyer, Children’s Book Author, and Career Changer to Cybersecurity Meet Zinet Kemal

As a proud Ethiopian immigrant, trained lawyer, mom of four, two-time Amazon bestseller and award winner children’s book author, adjunct instructor, and cybersecurity professional at a Fortune 500 organization, Zinet Kemal likely has one of the most interesting and diverse resumes you will come across.

Currently an Associate Cloud Security Engineer at BestBuy, Zinet also holds a slew of certifications including CISA, SANS GCLD, CCSK, CySA+, Security+, Network+, AWS CCP, & KCNA and has become a prominent voice promoting diversity and cybersecurity within the business and technology communities.

So how exactly did Zinet get into the cybersecurity industry? And perhaps more intriguingly, where does she find the time to accomplish all of this?

Here is a glimpse into both Zinet’s incredibly fascinating background and journey into cybersecurity.

April 4, 2022

Jenny Brinkley, Director | Amazon Security

The National Cybersecurity Alliance is pleased to present the twelfth edition of our Board Member Spotlight. Our Board member companies are leaders in cybersecurity education and awareness and are an integral part of making the organization a successful public-private partnership.

March 10, 2022

Sharing the Mic Part 3: Camille Stewart and Lauren Zabierek Reflect on #ShareTheMicInCyber

Currently the Global Head of Product Security Strategy at Google, Stewart always knew she wanted to do something with law and technology. While Zabierek, Executive Director of the Cyber Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center, discovered cyber after serving in the U.S. Air Force and the Intelligence Community. What they both agree on is that we need people from all different backgrounds, skillsets, and expertise in order to succeed as an industry – no matter what your journey to a cyber career looks like.

In the third part of our “Sharing the Mic” series, we spoke with Camille Stewart and Lauren Zabierek about how their different backgrounds and challenges brought them to realize the need for the movement and how everyone can do their part to contribute.