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Kacy Zurkus

Zurkus is an influential writer covering a range of security topics with a focus on mitigating risks to businesses. Her work has been published in a variety of industry publications, most notably in CSO Online, where she also penned her own blog, Security Newb. She currently writes about cybersecurity for Medium and has contributed to CyberDB, Cybersecurity Ventures, K12 Tech Decisions, CIO Magazine, and The Parallax. In addition, she is a ghost writer and author of a memoir.

Written By Kacy Zurkus

How to Create Better Security Awareness Content for Your Employees

Despite increased security awareness training efforts, human error is still responsible for the majority of data breaches today.

Is Employee Negligence Threatening Your Information Security?

With a little education and a lot of communication, security leaders can steadily reduce employee negligence over time through consistent, comprehensive awareness training.

Does Your SOC Have a Security Playbook?

By creating, regularly reviewing and maintaining a security playbook, SOC leaders can position analysts to execute incident response processes more quickly and effectively.

Understanding California’s Consumer Privacy Act: The ‘American GDPR’

Most companies still are not fully up to speed on GDPR compliance. Starting in 2020, they'll have a whole new regulatory maze to navigate: California's Consumer Privacy Act.

How Can Media Companies Be More Confident in Their Cybersecurity Strategy and Policy?

According to recent research, only 1 percent of media companies are very confident in their cybersecurity strategy and policy.

Getting Your Organization Up to Speed With SAP GRC

There's a growing disparity between IT professionals and the C-suite regarding SAP GRC concerns. Bridging this gap of understanding is the first step toward an effective compliance strategy.

How Gaming Prepares Youth for Careers in Cybersecurity

The time kids spend playing video games online may provide opportunities for learning cybersecurity basics. Experts believe the post-millennial generation could be primed for careers in cybersecurity.

Don’t Wait for Regulations to Transform Cryptocurrency Securities

As bitcoin theft increases and the crypto market remains volatile, the question emerging around cryptocurrency securities is whether government regulation will help stabilize the digital economy.

IBM Veteran Training: Service Members Shine in Cyber Crisis Management Training

As the cybersecurity industry is challenged with a growing skills gap, IBM and CASY are offering cybersecurity training for veterans through the Veterans Accelerator program.

5 Ways to Improve Collaboration Among Security Professionals

Security professionals are not sharing intelligence as effectively as threat actors. The community can build a safer digital future for everyone by adopting more collaborative strategies.