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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

Why Some Companies Are Turning to Black-hat Hackers for Cybersecurity

Some of today's top companies including Starbucks, Uber and Google are turning to reformed black-hat hackers to fill their cybersecurity skills shortage, with the rapidly evolving industry providing new – and legal – pathways for the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. You could be forgiven for thinking that Silicon Valley is the house that hackers built. Facebook founder [...]

2017-05-26T20:47:14+00:00 Categories: Careers|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Why Some Companies Are Turning to Black-hat Hackers for Cybersecurity

Q&A with Nigel Gibbons: How Businesses Can Prepare for Cyber Breaches

A lot of businesses would be unable to recover from a cyber attack if it hit them. Cybersecurity consultant Nigel Gibbons discusses how organizations can improve their cyber readiness and prepare for cyber breaches and attacks. According to a recent study, 66 percent of respondents believe that their organization is not prepared to recover from a cyber attack, and [...]

2017-06-06T16:49:21+00:00 Categories: Experts|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Q&A with Nigel Gibbons: How Businesses Can Prepare for Cyber Breaches

Cyber Security a Chief Concern in Retail

The retail industry has taken some big hits in data security in recent years, and even with improved cyber security practices, it remains susceptible to cyber crime. Major retailers such as Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus are among the long and growing list of data breach victims. The number of security incidents in retail skyrocketed by [...]

2017-11-07T14:51:41+00:00 Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Cyber Security a Chief Concern in Retail

Cybersecurity Recruiter Expert Reveals What You Need to Get Hired

Recruiting Cyber Security Professionals How do cybersecurity firms pick their newest hires for the best jobs? International cybersecurity recruiter Karla Jobling reveals the insider info you’ll need to get ahead. It’s no secret that demand for cybersecurity jobs is rising and at a rapid rate. The global cybersecurity market is expected to hit $170 billion by [...]

2017-05-25T21:26:17+00:00 Categories: Experts|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cybersecurity Recruiter Expert Reveals What You Need to Get Hired

Higher Education Learns Hard Lesson in Cyber Security

The higher education sector experiences some of the highest rates of cyber security incidents. Educational institutions have plenty of valuable data that makes them vulnerable to attacks. So how can they improve their cyber security measures? Students enrolled at colleges and universities across the nation are not only getting a classroom education, they’re also learning [...]

2017-01-31T16:20:41+00:00 Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Higher Education Learns Hard Lesson in Cyber Security

Why Engineers Need Cyber Security Skills

While engineers have the skills to build and maintain complex systems, until now it wasn’t necessary to study cyber security as a framework of the job. That’s changing – and now, engineers need to understand cyber security more than ever, with electrical engineers at the forefront of this change. For most electrical engineers, the idea [...]

2017-09-20T02:24:32+00:00 Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Why Engineers Need Cyber Security Skills