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

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

Cyber Security Career Straightalk: Where to Begin

Cyber Security Career Straightalk: Where to begin Interested in a career in cyber security but don’t know where to start? It can certainly be confusing trying to make sense out of all the information and recommendations that are out there. There is, however, some consensus among companies, educators, and IT professionals as to some best [...]

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

Cybersecurity Recruiter Expert Reveals What You Need to Get Hired

Recruiting Cyber Security Professionals How do cybersecurity firms pick their newest hires for the best jobs? International cybersecurity recruiter Karla Jobling reveals the insider info you’ll need to get ahead. It’s no secret that demand for cybersecurity jobs is rising and at a rapid rate. The global cybersecurity market is expected to hit $170 billion by [...]

2017-05-25T21:26:17+00:00Categories: Experts|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cybersecurity Recruiter Expert Reveals What You Need to Get Hired

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 [...]

2018-10-24T15:34:26+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cybersecurity in an International Market

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