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Stress is Killing You, But it Doesn’t Have To

If you thought this podcast was supposed to be about information security, you might be confused about why we’re featuring heart disease. Bottom line: Dead CISOs don’t get bonuses. Stress causes heart disease. Well, 99.99% of CISOs have a stressful job, right? I was...

COVID-19 InfoSec Impacts: Remote Workforce Issues

In response to the stream of calls that Pivot Point Security has been fielding from clients and others expressing their questions and concerns brought about by COVID-19, we recorded a special episode of the “The Virtual CISO Podcast”. Here Pivot Point CISO and...

SOC 3 Report: A SOC 2 “Summary” You Can Share Openly

If your business provides services to other businesses, chances are good you’re considering a third-party information security attestation. In today’s global marketplace, self-reported security claims increasingly do not suffice—clients, prospects, business partners...

How Big is the Information Security Talent Gap (Really) and What Can We Do About It?

Beyond doubt, one of the biggest challenges we face in the information security industry is a shortage of skilled professionals for the roles we need them to fill. The numbers speak for themselves: 500,000 unfilled jobs in the US and about 2 million globally. It takes...

Get to Know The Virtual CIO

In this world of remote work that we’ve found ourselves in, there are likely a lot of companies looking around and wondering if they’ve got the right staff. With a fully remote workforce comes a lot of new challenges in the IT space, and if you’re a smaller company,...

Tips for Personal Device Use for the Forced Remote Workforce under COVID-19 Pandemic

Coronavirus has taken many businesses by surprise. Our society is starting to feel the financial impact as a result of this pandemic and our challenges will be around, unfortunately, for some time. The quarantine rules implemented by many state and local governments,...

Don’t Let Fear Be the Reason You Don’t Hire a vCISO

Cybersecurity firms, especially tool vendors, have been called out for “selling fear” and using hype to gain sales traction. One problem with this tactic is that it can backfire. In a climate already rife with fear, uncertainty and doubt, businesses and individuals...

A vCISO’s Role in a Growing SaaS Business

More and more companies are looking to engage a virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO). The compelling advantages include “more bang for the buck” versus a full-time CISO, shorter time to value given the enormous challenges of filling vCISO positions, and...

Staying Secure in a COVID-19 World

Can we all agree that this is a strange, confusing, and stressful time to be living through? That none of us really know what’s going to happen, or what the future holds?  While restaurants, airlines, cruise ships, and countless other businesses are struggling,...

Keep Your Remote Workforce Safe & Secure – Free Security Awareness Education Videos about Phishing & Passwords

We pulled two of our best educational videos out of our Security Awareness Education (SAE) platform to help educate the increased remote workforce on two of the most important topics: Avoid being Phished & Leverage Strong Passwords.   If you currently do not...