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2014-06-10 16:30:11

Lack of Risk Assessment Practices; Unclassified and Unmanaged Data; Understaffed and Underfunded BETHESDA, Md., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its inaugural survey of security in institutions of higher education, in which nearly 300 higher education IT professionals answered questions about the challenges of making their environments secure while maintaining the openness needed by faculty, staff, students and benefactors in traditional educational...

2014-04-30 12:21:20

Cybersecurity Job Market Strong; Salaries Increase for Managers; Certifications Important to Career Success BETHESDA, Md., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its salary and professional trends survey, in which more than 4,000 cybersecurity professionals answered questions about their positions, aspirations, experience, certifications, job security, and salaries. The survey was sponsored by Arbor Networks. Building on the groundwork laid by the 2008...

2014-03-05 12:31:29

Perimeter defenses are not enough; organizations need to examine their endpoints better for signs of compromise BETHESDA, Md., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automation and process to monitor endpoints for threats are lacking in organizations, according to a survey completed by 948 IT professionals conducted by the SANS Institute. Full results of the survey, sponsored by Guidance Software, will be discussed during a March 13 Webcast at 1 PM EDT. More than 47% of 948...

2014-02-03 12:32:42

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced that in its recent survey of 488 IT professionals, an ongoing shortage of skills in application security is severely hampering the implementation of effective Appsec programs. The 2014 Application Security Programs and Practices survey, sponsored by Hewlett-Packard, Qualys and Veracode, queried IT and security professionals about the current and future state of application security in their...

2014-01-08 12:33:17

Preparations for Internet of Things; Call on vendors to take responsibility for securing devices BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its 2013 Securing the Internet of Things survey, sponsored by Codenomicon and Norse, in which 391 IT professionals answered questions about the current and future security realities of the Internet of Things (IoT). "The Internet of Things is not just a buzzword, nor is it merely a vision of the sci-fi...

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