15 major companies announce effort to tackle cybersecurity workforce recruitment issues
Apple, Facebook, Google, IBM, and more are working to nix requirements and eliminate gender-biased job descriptions.
New certification planned for industry information sharing orgs
The voluntary cyberthreat information-sharing groups called ISAOs would have to meet certain baseline standards and would be able to seek third-party certification of their capabilities under a proposal unveiled Wednesday.
Ad industry body issues first certificates for anti-malware best practices
The digital advertising industry's cybersecurity assessment and information-sharing organization has issued its first set of anti-malware certifications, signing off on measures against cyberattacks taken by nine companies who touch as much as half of the digital advertising market.
UL now wants to be ubiquitous in cybersecurity, including medical devices and industrial controls
The company that pioneered safety certification for electrical devices at the end of the 19th century and went on to become a ubiquitous, reassuring logo on mains-powered electronic devices in the 20th, has quietly begun to issue cybersecurity certifications for networked software.