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 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

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

Can Security Measures Go Too Far?

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? With cyber security issues plaguing [...]

2018-03-20T18:59:18+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Comments Off on Can Security Measures Go Too Far?

Confirming Security: Project Zero

Symantec has been a leading name in the security sector for the last 15 years with wide success in enterprise security. The company is most recognizable through its consumer side, Norton anti-virus software. With so much prestige in the market it may be surprising to know that Project Zero, a Google-sponsored group of security analysts, have [...]

2018-02-25T20:53:54+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Comments Off on Confirming Security: Project Zero

Why Cyber Security Professionals Want You To Know to Protect Yourself Online

Computer Security: Find Out What Cyber Security Professionals Recommend to Stay Safe Online The Cyber Security industry is in high demand for good reason. Computer security has become even more important as everyone is somehow connected to the internet. Every person who uses electronic devices needs to interact securely with the external world in order [...]

2018-03-26T20:02:27+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Cyber Security Professionals Want You To Know to Protect Yourself Online

Pay to Play: Ransomware Hacking

Europol, the EU's law enforcement, has teamed up with Russian-based Kaspersky Lab and U.S. tech giant Intel to take strong action against the proliferation of ransomware attacks. Dubbed No More Ransom this cooperation of IT security companies and international law enforcement represent a major step in dealing with ransomware’s massive upswing. Kaspersky Lab research provides that [...]

2018-02-25T21:02:40+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Comments Off on Pay to Play: Ransomware Hacking