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 Big Five Cybersecurity Risks Facing Smart Cities

Today’s smart cities may be underprepared for a range of cybersecurity risks, and must address key vulnerabilities before hackers exploit them. As cities rapidly deploy connected devices and big data to create “smart” networks, from sophisticated mass transit networks to computerized water supply systems, they are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks. That’s because many [...]

2017-05-26T21:00:30+00:00 Categories: Cybersecurity, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Big Five Cybersecurity Risks Facing Smart Cities

A New Kind of Crime: The Cyber Criminal

The Cyber Criminal Think of the name Al Capone. You may associate him with a tommy gun or remember an anecdote someone told you about his life in Chicago. Point made – you know the name if asked. Now think of the name Albert Gonzalez. It might not come as easily. Albert Gonzalez was a [...]

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