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Why Threat Analysis Will Continue to Play a Vital Role in Security

Today, the cybersecurity industry faces many challenges. Highly skilled attackers, a daily flood of data full of irrelevant information and false alarms across multiple systems come in amid a severe shortage of skilled workers. In this industry, performing detailed threat analysis with the data you already have will help protect your business. For that, you
Publish At:2022-07-13 07:05 | Read:302 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intelligence & Analytics threat analyst threat analysis Care

5 Ways to Retain More Cybersecurity Professionals at Your Organization

Companies that have low retention rates are likely to increase their risk of a cybersecurity attack. The recent ISACA’s State of the Cybersecurity Workforce study found that 69% of respondents whose companies faced more attacks in the past year report being somewhat or very understaffed. However, retention is becoming a bigger challenge. The report al
Publish At:2022-06-27 13:08 | Read:469 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO retention Career Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Jobs secur

The Cybersecurity Skills Gap: Myth or Reality?

Take a glance on social media on any given day, and we’ll hear from commentators stating how there is a (cyber) skills gap and that it must be addressed if we are to meet the challenges we are all increasingly facing. Let’s be clear about something before we continue. If we are saying that there is a skills gap, then there are organizations
Publish At:2021-12-09 02:05 | Read:2970 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Career skills gap security c

Non-Traditional Cybersecurity Career Paths: How to Find Your Own Way

In two previous blog posts, I shared the non-traditional cybersecurity career paths of more than a dozen professionals and how their previous life experiences shaped their security work. It’s been an honor helping to tell these individuals’ stories. We conclude this blog series with a final installment in which these same cybersecurity professio
Publish At:2021-11-12 10:05 | Read:2402 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Security Services Career Cybersecurity cybersecurity ed

7 Ways to Improve Your Cybersecurity Team’s Employee Satisfaction

Your organization depends on your cybersecurity team to keep its infrastructure and data secure. But this only happens when the employees you manage are engaged in their work. Many organizations see a high burnout rate among those in cybersecurity roles. It’s natural due to the stress and pressure that are an inherent part of the work. Because of this
Publish At:2021-10-29 15:28 | Read:1244 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Risk Management Security Services crypto security cyber

Cybersecurity Certifications: Take Your Career to the Next Level

As I help my two teenagers figure out what to do after high school, I wonder when a certification is better than a four-year degree. I’ve seen firsthand the pressure among their friends to invest a very large amount of money in college. Meanwhile, the teenager doesn’t really know what they want to do for the rest of their life, or even the next
Publish At:2021-06-15 06:14 | Read:1450 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Career Certificate Authority (CA) Cybersecurity Cyberse

Career change? Cybersecurity companies are hiring.

Career change? Cybersecurity companies are hiring. If you’re thinking career change or career shift, there’s a field that has an estimated 4 million jobs open. Cybersecurity. According to survey and research data from the International Cybersecurity Organization (ICS)2, there’s a cybersecurity workforce gap—a terrifically high volume of jobs left unfilled. P
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:2276 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer cybersecurity skills shortage job hunting job video

How Joining a Professional Community Can Supercharge Your Career and More

When I was a software developer, I never joined any dev communities. I didn’t see the point. I also worked evenings as a professional musician and mostly spent time within the music community and sports groups I was a part of. I spent time with my dev friends at work; I didn’t understand why I would want to know devs with whom I didn’t work. I was a senior d
Publish At:2021-02-16 00:02 | Read:1823 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Career community resources I

Lessons From Teaching Cybersecurity: Week 3

As I had mentioned previously, this year, I’m going back to school. Not to take classes but to teach a course at my alma mater, Fanshawe College. I did this about a decade ago and thought it was interesting, so I was excited to give it another go. Additionally, after a friend mentioned that their kid wanted to learn Python, I developed an Intro to Python aim
Publish At:2020-10-14 00:55 | Read:2208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection Career Sof

4 Steps to Consider When Starting a New Cybersecurity Career

At a time when layoffs are painfully common, now might not seem like a great time to look for a new job or switch careers. Or, is it? The cybersecurity skills gap has not gone away, and companies of all kinds are in need of people with knowledge in this area. And, it’s not just the wealth of jobs that make a cybersecurity career compelling right now.
Publish At:2020-08-27 08:49 | Read:3066 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Career Cybersecurity Security Professionals security cy

Your Newest Cybersecurity Professional Is Already in Your Company

The cybersecurity talent gap is real. The 2019/2020 Official Annual Cybersecurity Jobs Report predicts that there will be 3.5 million security jobs left unfilled globally by 2021. The cybersecurity profession hit a 0% unemployment rate and the pay is good. So, why are security leaders struggling to fill positions? It could be because they are looking for th
Publish At:2020-08-20 08:22 | Read:2338 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Career Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Jobs IT Security Sec

Entry-Level Career Advice for Aspiring Cybersecurity Professionals

If the global cybercrime forecast took the form of a weather report, it might go something like this: The extended outlook calls for continued online lawlessness, scattered malware attacks and an ongoing blizzard of data breaches.After all, with experts predicting that the cybercrime epidemic will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021 as the shortage o
Publish At:2020-07-07 00:04 | Read:3729 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Career Infosec Jobs IT profe

3 Things to Do Today to Help Combat the Gender Gap in Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity industry has a problem: In 2019, women made up only 20 percent of the cybersecurity workforce. This statistic would be alarming in any industry given the amount of research that espouses the benefits of more balanced, diverse workforces. But it is especially troublesome in cybersecurity, where we already face a serious skills shortage. So,
Publish At:2020-03-10 10:01 | Read:3170 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Career Cybersecurity Jobs Security Leaders Security Lea

9 Strategies for Retaining Women in Cybersecurity and STEM in 2020

In March 2017, (ISC)2 published the results of its annual “Global Information Security Workforce Study,” a survey of 19,641 people working in the cybersecurity field across 170 different countries. Of the thousands of people surveyed, only 11 percent were women in cybersecurity. That statistic, coupled with the report’s conclusion that by 2
Publish At:2020-03-06 11:10 | Read:3608 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Career Cybersecurity Jobs Risk Management Security Awar

Career and Management Advice to Improve Diversity From 21 Leading Women in Cybersecurity

Women in cybersecurity now represent 20 percent of the workforce, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. There’s still a long way to go in closing the industry gender gap, especially when you consider that women make up over half the U.S. workforce. However, the security industry has also made progress, and that’s something to be proud of. In 2013,
Publish At:2020-03-05 08:37 | Read:3125 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Career Collaboration Cyber Resiliency Cybersecurity Job

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