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+00:00 Categories: 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. [...]

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

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+00:00 Categories: 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+00:00 Categories: 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+00:00 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 Top Cybersecurity Education Trends You Need to Know with Jessica Gulick

Jessica Gulick has not only witnessed the cyber security industry's astonishing growth, she’s played an integral role in the development of the next era of its professionals. As the vice president of the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, a non-profit that empowers women to succeed in cyber careers, Jessica encourages women to build their technical skills [...]

2017-05-26T19:46:25+00:00 Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Top Cybersecurity Education Trends You Need to Know with Jessica Gulick

Information Security Is Key for Autonomous Cybersecurity Defense

The Need for Better Information Security The emerging future of military cyber information security technology involves machines that can self-direct, self-protect and self-evolve but what are the risks and benefits? More importantly, could these weapons be turned against us? As automation advances, IT and cybersecurity professionals are securing and protecting more technologies and industries than ever [...]

2017-06-05T17:53:40+00:00 Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Information Security Is Key for Autonomous Cybersecurity Defense

Cyber Security and Its Role in Government. How Government Can Combat Cyber Threats

Cyber Security is Vitally Important for Government Organizations Discover how government data can be exposed and learn what’s being done to combat cyber threats. Government organizations are under constant threat from cyber crime. Unfortunately, they have so far been ill-prepared in their cyber security to meet and prevent these attacks. According to a recent report, government agencies [...]

2017-10-31T18:09:12+00:00 Categories: Government, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Cyber Security and Its Role in Government. How Government Can Combat Cyber Threats