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6 Specialized Cybersecurity Roles

There’s a serious skills gap in the information security industry. Cybersecurity specialists are hard to come by, causing a major talent shortage in the U.S. To give one example, technology industry data firm CyberSeek estimates that of 128,000 information security analyst openings across the country, only 88,000 are filled. That’s 40,000 empty seats in one of the cybersecurity’s most-advertised [...]

2018-10-04T15:46:45+00:00Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 6 Specialized Cybersecurity Roles

6 Key Cybersecurity Influencers

Look through most lists of influential cybersecurity experts and chances are the names will belong to those working in the technical trenches: the analysts, engineers, and consultants working to beat cyberattacks around the country. Yet we should also consider thought leaders, media and press, and information security governance experts, as well as, the hands-on practitioners. Here are [...]

2018-10-04T15:35:50+00:00Categories: Experts|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 6 Key Cybersecurity Influencers

Jumpstarting a Career in Cybersecurity: Expert Advice

To open the door to a lucrative career in cybersecurity, the consensus is you’ll need some form of a degree. Beyond that, the routes to various roles vary widely. Three cybersecurity experts in particular have forged very different career paths. Lesley Carhart leads the security incident response team at Motorola Solutions; Daniel Miessler is the client advisory [...]

2018-10-04T15:25:17+00:00Categories: Careers|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Jumpstarting a Career in Cybersecurity: Expert Advice

How to Earn a Cyber Security Certificate and Make It a Master’s Degree

Unsure of how to advance your cyber security career? Why not explore a cyber security certificate? Gain a specialization that will help you stand out from the crowd. There’s no doubt that Information Technology (IT) offers an interesting, varied, and financially rewarding career. The IT industry is constantly changing, so it’s vital to stay current [...]

2018-10-13T03:50:37+00:00Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to Earn a Cyber Security Certificate and Make It a Master’s Degree

How Secure is Too Secure? Is There Such a Thing?

With such precision focus on cyber security among businesses over the past several years, it’s understandable that many are taking security to a new level. But what happens when passwords, authentication, and other methods become too cumbersome? Can there actually be such a thing as too much security – or should businesses always err on the side of caution? [...]

2018-10-13T03:53:52+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How Secure is Too Secure? Is There Such a Thing?

Cyber Security or Information Assurance: Which Career is Right for You?

In the discipline's early days, the majority of cyber security training was done on the job. As the field became more structured, educational institutions started offering advanced cyber security degrees. This begs the question – which one is right for you? There is a range of cyber security degrees available for those looking to improve their skills and boost their long-term career [...]

2018-09-25T18:53:27+00:00Categories: Careers|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cyber Security or Information Assurance: Which Career is Right for You?

Building a Cybersecurity Team: What Does It Take?

With so many resources and such emphasis placed on the importance of cybersecurity departments in the public and private sphere, it’s important to know how these types of groups are structured and the skills needed to operate them. Safe usage of the internet and protection of confidential data against constant attacks is now a core business [...]

2018-09-26T00:38:48+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Building a Cybersecurity Team: What Does It Take?

Differences Between Public and Private Sector Cyber Security Jobs

Cyber security is a growing field, given that all businesses and government agencies need to keep their data safe. Well-trained professionals will find opportunities in both the public sector and private sector, but there are distinct differences between the two. As cyber threats continue to increase in number, so do cyber security jobs. Cyber security experts are needed in both the public [...]

2018-08-28T19:12:42+00:00Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Differences Between Public and Private Sector Cyber Security Jobs

Cyber Crime Trends to Watch for in 2018

Cyber crime isn’t likely to let up in 2018; industry experts predict it will only increase. Ransomware attacks, hacking of items in the Internet of Things (IoT)– internet-enabled devices attached to common objects, including consumer electronics (such as fitness monitors) and industrial machines – and credential theft will continue to be key methods for hackers. Given this activity, cyber security spending is likely to increase and, [...]

2018-08-21T17:36:39+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Cyber Crime Trends to Watch for in 2018

How to Separate and Secure Social Media

Separate and Secure Social Media Social media is an outlet for infinite amounts of sharing, communication and public information. Attackers can use various bits of information from your public social media profiles, everything from your birth date to where you went to school for damage.  Due to the popularity and traffic on these platforms, separating personal [...]

2018-07-13T19:23:38+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Comments Off on How to Separate and Secure Social Media