EC-Council’s Celebrated C|CISO program Gets A Warm Welcome At The Cairo Security Camp 2016

With the escalating cybercrime costs estimated at $2 trillion in 2015, cybersecurity is one of the critical aspects of any organization across the world. The Cairo Security Camp 2016 is an exemplary effort in mitigating cybercrime risk by developing skills and capacities together with the pioneer in information-security education, EC-Council. The Cairo Security Camp 2016 […]

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Interview with Bobby Dominguez, Finalist for CISO of the Year Award 2016

CISO Program Manager, Amber Pedroncelli, sat down with Bobby Dominguez, a finalist for the CISO of the Year Award for the 2016 InfoSec Tech & Exec Awards. Bobby Dominguez is the chief strategy and security officer for Lynx Technology Partners Incorporated and he is nominated for CISO of the Year at the upcoming Info Sec, […]

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Oman’s National Computer Emergency Readiness Team (OCERT) is teaming up with EC-Council

Oman’s National Computer Emergency Readiness Team (OCERT) is teaming up with EC-Council to bring executive information security training to their region via the Certified CISO (CCISO) program. OCERT’s partnership with EC-Council will be crucial to the organization’s continued success in increasing the security of the government. The CCISO program will bring not just information security […]

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Interview with Chad Cottle, Finalist for the Most Improved Information Security Program of the Year Award 2016

CISO Program Manager, Amber Pedroncelli, sat down with Chad Cottle, a finalist for the Most Improved Information Security Program of the Year Award for the 2016 InfoSec Tech & Exec Awards. Chad Cottle is the CISO and Deputy CIO of the City of Lexington, Kentucky, as well as a finalist for the Most Improved Security […]

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EC-Council’s Certified CISO (CCISO) Program Breaks Records

EC-Council’s executive-level certification program for information security managers broke the company’s record for the largest Certified CISO (CCISO) class to date with 35 students in the Atlanta, GA class prior to the Global CISO Forum conference. ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 EC-Council, creator of the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program, has seen the popularity […]

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Lynx Technology Partners and EC Council to Host Pittsburgh Training for Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO)

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Due to the high demand for live training and this course in particular, Lynx Technology Partners and the EC Council are partnering to bring CCISO to Pittsburgh October 24 through October 28, 2016. The event will be hosted at the Lynx Technology Partners offices at 309 Smithfield Street in […]

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Arvensys Technologies Executive Advisor, Syed Azher, Named a Finalist as Chief Information Security Officer of the Year by EC-COUNCIL

Australian-based Arvensys Technologies’ Executive Advisor, Syed Azher, who is also a Chief Information Security Officer of Impact Group, based in Bahrain, has been named as a finalist by the EC-Council for Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Year 2016. The award has been established to publicly recognize top senior information security leaders globally, who […]

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Impact Group, CISO, Syed Azher, Named a Finalist as Chief Information Security Officer of the year

Bahrain-based Impact Group’s Syed Azher, Chief Information Security Officer, has been named as a finalist by the EC-Council for Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Year 2016. The award has been established to publicly recognize top senior information security leaders globally, who hold an increasingly important role in the corporate and social leadership environments […]

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Impact Group’s Syed Azher, Named a Finalist as CISO of the Year

Bahrain-based Impact Group’s Syed Azher, Chief Information Security Officer, has been named as a finalist by the EC-Council for Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Year 2016. The award has been established to publicly recognize top senior information security leaders globally, who hold an increasingly important role in the corporate and social leadership environments […]

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Cybersecurity Top Leadership Are Now C|CISCO Certified

KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 (Bernama) — CyberSecurity Malaysia had successfully trained their top information leadership in one of the world’s most renowned C-Level information security certification programmes – the EC-Council’s Certified CISO (C|CISO). Read more…

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Cybersecurity Malaysia Leadership Attains Globally Renowned Cetified CISO (C|CISO) Training and Credential to Improve Information Security in Malaysia

SERI KEMBANGAN (7 April 2016) – CyberSecurity Malaysia, an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) have successfully trained their top information security leadership in one of the world’s most renowned C-Level information security certification programs, EC-Council’s Certified CISO (C|CISO). Training the top CyberSecurity Malaysia information security professional in the latest executive […]

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Tackling the ASEAN infosecurity skills gap: CyberSecurity Malaysia, EC-Council

National infosecurity specialist CyberSecurity Malaysia and global technical certification security organisation EC-Council have announced a four-day information security certification programme to upskill ASEAN’s infosecurity leadership. The ASEAN Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCSIO) Workshop 2015, will be held in Kuala Lumpur 17-20 November 2015, said EC-Council executive director Danish Arshad. Read more…

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Agency working to beef up leadership in information security

CYBERSecurity Malaysia (CSM), an agency under the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry, has successfully trained its top information security executives in the EC-Council’s Certified Chief Information Security Officers (CCISO) programme. The initiative is seen as important as there is a great scarcity of CISOs (chief information security officers) or capable information security leaders in Malaysia, […]

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C|CISO Workshop First in Indonesia

The next generation of Information Security In a collaboration between EC-Council and Mitra Integrasi Informatika, Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) training was held in Indonesia for the first time. The event was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Bali, March 24-27th, 2016 and lead by EC-Council Master Trainer Juan Gomez Sanchez. Mr. Gomez Sanchez […]

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Global CISO Forum 2016 Announces Theme: The Butterfly Effects of Strong Information Security Leadership

ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) JULY 11, 2016 EC-Council Foundation’s series of Global CISO Forums has made waves in the information security industry and this year will be no exception. The theme for the 2016 edition of the Global CISO Forum is “The Butterfly Effects of Strong Information Security Leadership.” The conference will be an opportunity for […]

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SYSTEX hosts first ever EC-Council Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO) training in Taipei, Taiwan taught by CISO of San Francisco

Taipei, TAIWAN – March 28th 2016 EC-Council collaborated with SYSTEX to create the next generation of Information Security Leaders by introducing their globally renowned Certified Chief Information Security Officer Certification (CCISO) training to Taiwan for the first time. The 5-day training program has revolutionized information security leadership training in other markets and is poised to […]

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CCISO Program wraps-up successful Washington DC area class

The Certified CISO Program, EC-Council’s executive information security management course, has seen resounding success around the US, presenting four classes in four cities in 2016. Keyaan Williams, EC-Council CCISO Senior Executive, has seen incredible learning take place in these executive classrooms. Feedback from students in the class include mentions of how the CCISO program will […]

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Conclusive evidence that the CISO should be reporting to the CEO

At past EC-Council Foundation Global CISO Forums and CISO Summits, panels of information security executives have discussed the debate in the industry regarding the proper hierarchical placement of the CISO. The debate is typically framed as being a choice between the CISO reporting to the CIO or to the CEO. CIO.com recently published an article […]

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A CISO in the White House – Good News for Security

It’s been widely reported that the White House is expected to hire a CISO to oversee the information security of all federal agencies. In the wake of several high-profile breaches of important federal agencies over the last three years, the Obama administration is looking to fill the CISO position to help coordinate security across agencies. […]

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Small Businesses, Ransomware, and Your Risk Assessment

An interesting article was published in The Guardian this week detailing the rise of ransomware attacks targeted at small businesses. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are enticing targets for ransomware attacks because they typically have fewer security controls in place and are unable to defend against an attack and may be more likely to pay […]

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From Manager to C-Level Executive: Here’s what it takes

For many professionals in information security, there comes a time when the promotions stop coming at a predictable pace. For most, this happens at the upper end of middle management. This is the point when simple technical competence is no longer enough to earn the next bump in pay. Something more is needed to join […]

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