Top Cybersecurity Jobs in Demand

With a projected talent gap expected to reach 2 million by 2019, industry experts and analysts are scrambling to fill key cybersecurity positions amid advances in cyberattacks. According to Stephen Zafarino, senior director of recruiting at Mondo, "It definitely can be a challenge—demand is extremely high, and supply is very low, so it's a candidate's market". [...]

2018-10-04T16:10:39+00:00Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Top Cybersecurity Jobs in Demand

Jumpstarting a Career in Cybersecurity: Expert Advice

To open the door to a lucrative career in cybersecurity, the consensus is you’ll need some form of a degree. Beyond that, the routes to various roles vary widely. Three cybersecurity experts in particular have forged very different career paths. Lesley Carhart leads the security incident response team at Motorola Solutions; Daniel Miessler is the client advisory [...]

2018-10-04T15:25:17+00:00Categories: Careers|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Jumpstarting a Career in Cybersecurity: Expert Advice

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

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+00:00Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity, Education, Women|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Boosting the Role of Women in Cybersecurity Through Soft Skills

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

Private Sector May Offer Better Cyber Security Salary, Benefits and Challenges

Private Sector Security Jobs Many private companies understand the value of strong cyber security, and qualified cyber security professionals are in great demand. Professionals looking for a higher cyber security salary, and other benefits, may want to move from the public sector to the private sector. While cyber security is obviously important for government agencies [...]

2018-08-25T01:11:15+00:00Categories: Careers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Private Sector May Offer Better Cyber Security Salary, Benefits and Challenges

Best Paying Cybersecurity Jobs and Where to Find Them

What salary could you get from your next, or first, cybersecurity job? The salary expectations and opportunities are different in various locations for the best paying cybersecurity jobs in this rapidly expanding sector. Cyber crime is on the rise, with the cost of data breaches estimated to reach $2.1 trillion globally by 2019. In response, the number of cybersecurity jobs grew 75 percent (twice [...]

2017-05-26T20:28:35+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Best Paying Cybersecurity Jobs and Where to Find Them

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

The Next CSI: Digital Forensics in Cyber Security

"Digital forensics" is a broad term referring to the search for and detection, recovery and preservation of evidence found on digital systems, often for criminal or civil legal purposes. Digital forensics can sometimes involve the acquisition of evidence concerning events in the physical world — for example, recovering deleted emails that link a suspect to [...]

2017-05-26T20:24:46+00:00Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Next CSI: Digital Forensics in Cyber Security

Are There Enough Women in Cybersecurity?

The first computer programmer was a woman –­ Ada Lovelace. Ida Rhodes designed the first computers to run the U.S. Census and Social Security systems. Margaret Hamilton wrote software that got Apollo 11 on the moon. Where are the women in cybersecurity? Despite the pivotal role these founding mothers played in the technology industry, the [...]