Week in review: A need for a DDoS response plan, human oversight in AI-enhanced software development

Week in review

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles, interviews and videos:

4 key steps to building an incident response plan
In this Help Net Security interview, Mike Toole, head of security and IT at Blumira, discusses the components of an effective security incident response strategy and how they work together to ensure organizations can address cybersecurity issues.

Maintaining human oversight in AI-enhanced software development
In this Help Net Security interview, Martin Reynolds, Field CTO at Harness, discusses how AI can enhance the security of software development and deployment.

Leveraging no-code automation for efficient network operations
In this Help Net Security interview, Lingping Gao, CEO at NetBrain, discusses the challenges NetOps teams face in maintaining production services due to outdated processes and growing infrastructures.

Why every company needs a DDoS response plan
In this Help Net Security interview, Richard Hummel, Senior Threat Intelligence Manager at NETSCOUT, discusses how companies can overcome the challenges of identifying and mitigating DDoS attacks.

Portainer: Open-source Docker and Kubernetes management
Portainer Community Edition is an open-source, lightweight service delivery platform for containerized applications.

Cybersecurity jobs available right now: July 3, 2024
We’ve scoured the market to bring you a selection of roles that span various skill levels within the cybersecurity field. Check out this weekly selection of cybersecurity jobs available right now.

The impossibility of “getting ahead” in cyber defense
As a security professional, it can be tempting to believe that with sufficient resources we can achieve of state of parity, or even relative dominance, over cyber attackers.

Inside the minds of CISOs
In this Help Net Security video, Nick McKenzie, CISO of Bugcrowd, discusses the key findings from their recent report, which comes at a crucial time as security leaders’ roles are being discussed more with the current risk landscape and the increasing need to prioritize security first over operational resilience in almost all verticals.

Secator: Open-source pentesting Swiss army knife
Secator is an open-source task and workflow runner tailored for security assessments.

Companies spend more on cybersecurity but struggle to track expenses
Most companies do not know how effectively they are investing money to fight the cybersecurity threat, according to Optiv.

Preparing for Q-Day as NIST nears approval of PQC standards
Q-Day—the day when a cryptographically relevant quantum computer can break most forms of modern encryption—is fast approaching, leaving the complex systems our societies rely on vulnerable to a new wave of cyberattacks.

Deepfakes and voice clones are undermining election integrity
As the volume of digital business rises year over year, the potential for AI-enhanced digital fraud increases with it, according to Telesign.

Product showcase: Protect digital identities with Swissbit’s iShield Key Pro
Imagine a workday where security and convenience go hand-in-hand. The iShield Key Pro series makes this a reality, offering a powerful hardware security token designed to simplify your daily tasks while significantly enhancing your digital security posture.

Infosec products of the month: June 2024
Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past month, featuring releases from: Acronis, Appdome, ARMO, Atsign, Cofense, Datadog, Diligent, Entrust, eSentire, KELA, Metomic, NinjaOne, Plainsea, SailPoint, SentinelOne, Tines,Trend Micro, Verimatrix, Veritas Technologies, and Zyxel.

New infosec products of the week: July 5, 2024
Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past week, featuring releases from LogRhythm, NordVPN, Regula, and Scythe.

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