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

Leading Women in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity, one of the fastest growing technology fields today, marked by a zero percent unemployment rate, with a significant shortfall of talented professionals, surprisingly has only 11% of the workforce represented by females globally, a statistic that has been stagnant since 2013. As industry leaders continue expansion efforts in recruitment of key talent, here are 3 [...]

2018-04-23T00:22:45+00:00Categories: Uncategorized, Women|Comments Off on Leading Women in Cybersecurity

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. Demand for cybersecurity professionals is up across industries as organizations seek protection against the ever-increasing threat of cyber crime. According to a 2015 report by Burning Glass Technologies, demand for cybersecurity professionals [...]

2018-03-20T20:49:54+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top 6 Skills You Need for a Career in Cybersecurity

Attracting and Retaining Women in Cybersecurity: A Q&A with Jane Frankland

Is the lack of diversity in cybersecurity actually making us less secure? Jane Frankland of Cyber Security Capital believes so. She shares her insights on how more diversity in the information security sector can mitigate risks. Jane Frankland of Cyber Security Capital It’s well-documented that the tech industry has struggled with improving diversity in its [...]

2018-09-05T16:18:19+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Attracting and Retaining Women in Cybersecurity: A Q&A with Jane Frankland

Cyber Security Hot Topic: Cryptocurrency Security

Cyber Security Hot Topic: Cryptocurrency Security It's no secret the cyber security industry has taken note of cryptocurrency security and the issues surrounding it. The currency being untraceable and transactions being irreversible leads to many potential issues for consumers and organizations alike who employ cryptocurrency. Experts agree there are several steps to keeping cryptocurrency out [...]

2018-02-07T20:38:46+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity, Data, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Cyber Security Hot Topic: Cryptocurrency Security

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. [...]

2018-07-30T18:06:54+00:00Categories: 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 [...]

2018-10-13T02:58:52+00:00Categories: 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+00:00Categories: 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+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Big Five Cybersecurity Risks Facing Smart Cities