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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

The Top 6 Skills You Need for a Career in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand across a wide range of industries. That’s why it pays to invest in building the cybersecurity skills you’ll need to set up a lucrative, long-term career. According to a 2015 report by Burning Glass Technologies, demand for cybersecurity professionals is up 137 percent in the finance industry, 121 percent in healthcare and 89 percent in [...]

2018-10-24T16:06:37+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Top 6 Skills You Need for a Career in Cybersecurity

The Five Steps To Your Seat At The C-Suite

Do you aspire to reach an executive level position in cyber security? Smart goal. Check out this cyber security career path to get you to the C-Suite. The average CISO earns $156,000[i] a year and you probably already know there’s a high demand for cyber security professionals, as there are more than 200,000 unfilled positions[ii] [...]

2018-06-19T13:34:38+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity, Infographics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Five Steps To Your Seat At The C-Suite

CIA Hacking Isn’t Your Biggest Worry, Simple Mistakes Are

When reports surfaced recently that U.S. federal agencies have the ability to spy on ordinary users via phones, TV sets and other online devices, outrage sounded across the web. But why were so many people surprised? Global cybercrime makes headlines with increasing regularity, from the now-infamous Target breach in 2013 to the newly discovered hack of 1 billion Yahoo accounts (the largest in [...]

2018-03-20T21:21:33+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on CIA Hacking Isn’t Your Biggest Worry, Simple Mistakes Are

Cyber Security Career Straightalk: Where to Begin

Cyber Security Career Straightalk: Where to begin Interested in a career in cyber security but don’t know where to start? It can certainly be confusing trying to make sense out of all the information and recommendations that are out there. There is, however, some consensus among companies, educators, and IT professionals as to some best [...]

Maintaining Security As the Number of Connected Devices Grows

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to improve make life easier, but it also opens a new avenue for cyber attacks. Producers, users and cybersecurity professionals need to be proactive when it comes to security. Having an increasing number of objects tied to the internet makes life more convenient: individuals can monitor their health, make [...]

2018-07-17T21:30:39+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Maintaining Security As the Number of Connected Devices Grows