What Does a Soldier-Artist Have in Common with Cyber Security Education?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cyber security is the practice of defending all online aspects of daily life.  Areas like work, school, government, healthcare, shopping, entertainment, and more — all rely on technology.  To those who work to defend the digital parts of our daily lives, you must be prepared to always learn and improve; and we believe it starts with the right perspective.    You can only fight the way you practice.  – Miyamoto Musashi, famous Japanese Read more…

What We’re Grateful for in Cyber Security: Operation Gratitude 2020 Edition

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Circadence rolled out its first Operation Gratitude initiative in 2019–a social mission designed to ignite a sense of hope and gratitude in the cyber security community during the onset of the holiday season in the U.S. The name Operation Gratitude was inspired by our Project Ares specialized cyber training scenarios naming conventions, many of which are titled fun names like Operation Bear Treat and Operation Artic Cobra.
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To Buy or to Build a Cyber Range? That is the Question!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Distance learning is likely here to stay yet today’s cyber educators still need to find ways to meaningfully connect with their students during these socially-distant times. Cyber educators can effectively enrich student remote learning with hands-on cyber ranges. To actualize these goals to create immersive, engaging learning environments, educators must decide whether to build or buy a cyber range—yet it can be a significant decision to weigh by yourself. Circadence’s Josh Selfe provided tips and much-needed context on cyber ranges in his Read more…

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Cyber Ranges and How They Improve Security Training

Reading Time: 3 minutes WHAT ARE CYBER RANGES? Cyber ranges were initially developed by government agencies looking to better train their cyber operators on new skills and techniques. To do this, a physical range or ranges were installed on-premise.  Cyber range providers built representations of actual networks, systems, and tools that helped cyber professionals safely train in virtual, secure environments without compromising the agency’s operational network infrastructure. Today, cyber ranges are Read more…

Living Our Mission: Building a Roadmap to Bring Product Vision to Reality with Circadence’s Raj Kutty

Reading Time: 3 minutes This installment of the “Living our Mission” blog series features Circadence’s Rajani “Raj” Kutty, Senior Product Manager.   Raj is fascinated by technology’s evolution in the marketplace and that interest has informed her career path toward success. She achieved her masters degree in computer science from University of Pennsylvania in 2003. From there, Read more…