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

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

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

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

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

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

Higher Education Learns Hard Lesson in Cyber Security

The higher education sector experiences some of the highest rates of cyber security incidents. Educational institutions have plenty of valuable data that makes them vulnerable to attacks. So how can they improve their cyber security measures? Students enrolled at colleges and universities across the nation are not only getting a classroom education, they’re also learning [...]

2017-01-31T16:20:41+00:00Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Higher Education Learns Hard Lesson in Cyber Security

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+00:00Categories: 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 [...]