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Boosting the Role of Women in Cybersecurity Through Soft Skills

The tech industry’s struggle with gender diversity is well-known, but the percentage of women in tech jobs — although just 25 percent — still dwarfs that of women in cybersecurity. Here’s a jarring statistic: There are 1 million unfilled jobs in cybersecurity, and that number is expected to rise to 6 million by 2019. Here’s [...]

2017-09-13T18:17:12+00:00 Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity, Education, Women|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Boosting the Role of Women in Cybersecurity Through Soft Skills

Cybersecurity in an International Market

While globalization has increased information sharing, it’s also made businesses and governments more susceptible to cyber crime. Since information assurance is an international issue, nations are finding ways to collaborate to enhance security globally. Technology has connected the world more than ever. Businesses of all sizes operate internationally, and organizations regularly exchange digital information across borders. However, with [...]

2017-09-20T02:11:54+00:00 Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cybersecurity in an International Market

The Future of Cybersecurity Education and How it Will Evolve: A Q&A with Myriam Dunn Cavelty

What opportunities exist in the current cybersecurity education sector? How can cybersecurity training be improved? Myriam Dunn Cavelty has the answers. cybersecurity education Cybersecurity training and education is evolving at a rapid pace, meeting the growing demands of a challenging and complex market. Myriam Dunn Cavelty is the Deputy for Research and Teaching at the Center [...]

2017-06-05T17:45:08+00:00 Categories: Education|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Future of Cybersecurity Education and How it Will Evolve: A Q&A with Myriam Dunn Cavelty

Your Career in Cybersecurity and How Soft Skills Can Boost Your Salary

Protecting classified data, foiling espionage plots and shielding computer networks from hackers might sound like the stuff of spy movies, but if you specialize in cybersecurity, these could all be in a day’s work. A career in cybersecurity can also be very lucrative. On average, cybersecurity roles pay 15 percent more than other tech careers. [...]

2017-09-13T18:06:00+00:00 Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Your Career in Cybersecurity and How Soft Skills Can Boost Your Salary

Communication Among Top Soft Skills to Seek in Cybersecurity Education

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook 2016 survey, the five most desirable attributes employers look for when seeking new graduates are soft skills: leadership, ability to work in a team, written communication skills, problem-solving abilities and verbal communication skills. Technical skills lag far behind, in 10th place. How can you [...]

2017-09-20T03:09:25+00:00 Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity, Education, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Communication Among Top Soft Skills to Seek in Cybersecurity Education

What It Takes to Be a Cybersecurity Executive

For professionals looking to advance their cybersecurity career and make it to the executive level, technical skills and managerial experience alone aren’t enough to make it to the top. Cybersecurity is a business issue, not just a technology issue, and those who make it to the C-Suite must have the necessary leadership, operational and strategic [...]

In Cybercrime Fight, CIA Hacking Isn’t a Big 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 over "CIA hacking" 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 [...]

2017-06-30T23:13:36+00:00 Categories: Cybersecurity, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on In Cybercrime Fight, CIA Hacking Isn’t a Big Worry – Simple Mistakes Are

The Top Cybersecurity Education Trends You Need to Know with Jessica Gulick

Jessica Gulick has not only witnessed the cyber security industry's astonishing growth, she’s played an integral role in the development of the next era of its professionals. As the vice president of the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, a non-profit that empowers women to succeed in cyber careers, Jessica encourages women to build their technical skills [...]

2017-05-26T19:46:25+00:00 Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Top Cybersecurity Education Trends You Need to Know with Jessica Gulick

The Future of Cybersecurity Education: Craig McDonald Weighs In

Cybersecurity education and training is becoming even more important as threats continue to multiply. Cybersecurity expert and leader Craig McDonald believes that all IT professionals should invest in cybersecurity education. Craig McDonald founded Australian cybersecurity company MailGuard in 2001 after a cyber attack caused havoc on a previous business. More than 15 years later, MailGuard is now the world’s [...]

2017-05-26T19:32:16+00:00 Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Future of Cybersecurity Education: Craig McDonald Weighs In

Protecting the Underdog: Cyber Crime and the Small Business

Many small businesses don’t believe they have anything that cyber criminals might want to steal. Yet these companies are at as great a risk as others, if not greater. Cybersecurity professionals can help small companies take the necessary steps to protect their data and safeguard their customers’ valuable data. Cybersecurity should be a key concern [...]

2017-04-18T21:14:22+00:00 Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Protecting the Underdog: Cyber Crime and the Small Business