Top Paying Cybersecurity Certifications

What certification will give you the most bang for your buck and ensure quick vertical mobility up the corporate ladder? Global Knowledge’s IT Skills and Salary survey addresses that question by reviewing certifications that had a corresponding exam and received at least 115 survey responses. If you are looking to specialize your skillset and [...]

2018-10-04T16:08:31+00:00Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Top Paying Cybersecurity Certifications

How Secure is Too Secure? Is There Such a Thing?

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? [...]

2018-10-13T03:53:52+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How Secure is Too Secure? Is There Such a Thing?

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

The 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. According to a 2015 report by Burning Glass Technologies, demand for cybersecurity professionals is up 137 percent in the finance industry, 121 percent in healthcare and 89 percent in [...]

2018-10-24T16:06:37+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Top 6 Skills You Need for a Career in Cybersecurity

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

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

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+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cybersecurity in an International Market

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+00:00Categories: 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+00:00Categories: 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+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Cyber Security a Chief Concern in Retail