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The Top 10 Cities for Information Security Professionals in 2017

A lack of skilled information security professionals poses a threat to most organizations. In Tripwire’s 2016 Security Challenge Survey – Skills Gap, 75 percent of IT security professionals said they don’t have enough skilled personnel to detect and respond to a breach. Almost the same percentage (66 percent) of respondents reported a dearth of t
Publish At:2017-02-24 08:30 | Read:5135 | Comments:0 | Tags:Off Topic Information Security jobs skills gap

Employee Spotlight: Ben Smith on fighting the 2am fire alarm and being a chef

In this series we’re highlighting some of our awesome employees and the work they do. In their own words, you’ll hear about our employees biggest wins, favorite moments, and reasons for doing what they do. Interested in starting a career at Lookout? Check out our open jobs. Ben Smith Principal engineer, Operations Why do you do your job? I really love the
Publish At:2015-12-15 16:40 | Read:3624 | Comments:0 | Tags:Lookout News Careers engineering jobs operations ops

Fake Daily Mirror Site offers “Facebook Social Media Profits Program”

One of the oldest tricks in the book is a fake news site; throw up some familiar banners, a splash of well worn logos and half a dozen fake links to nowhere and you have a perfect storm of believability and dubious antics. The BBC are popular targets, as we can see from the below fake website / Adobe Flash download combo: On the same lines, fake CNN sites a
Publish At:2015-11-12 15:00 | Read:4112 | Comments:0 | Tags:Online Security daily mirror facebook fake jobs mirror money

How to Land Yourself in A Dream Career in Cybersecurity

Last week I had the wonderful honor of being a presenter in the Cisco Networking Academy Find Yourself in The Future Series. To date this series has attracted over 9000 live attendees, which is testament to the extremely high levels of interest in technology careers in this region as well as the extraordinary efforts of the APAC marketing team. One figure bl
Publish At:2015-06-25 21:00 | Read:3976 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Career cybersecurity jobs

Talos is Hiring

If you’re an experienced malware reverse engineer, exploit developer, response specialist, intel analyst, or looking to start your career in security, Talos might be the place for you.  We have a number of positions open in Columbia, Maryland; Austin, Texas; San Jose, California; and San Francisco, California.  If you are open to relocation to one of those a
Publish At:2015-03-02 15:10 | Read:3387 | Comments:0 | Tags:Threat Research jobs Talos

Where Will the next Generation of Security Professionals Come From?

If you’re a security professional you’ve probably heard we’re going to be 2 million security professionals worldwide by 2017. At least that’s what speakers at the Digital Skills Committee at the House of Lords in London said recently. The basic thought is that we’re not training enough students to be security professionals and t
Publish At:2014-11-20 17:20 | Read:3968 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Career education jobs Security security professionals

Switching Sides: Goodbye Metasploit, Hello UserInsight

Like a double agent who's been turned, I switched from the offensive to the defensive side this week. After four years of working on Metasploit simulating attackers, I'll now be hunting them with UserInsight, Rapid7's new incident detection and response solution that helps organizations detect intruders on their network. Working on Metasploit for the pa
Publish At:2014-08-25 20:30 | Read:4574 | Comments:0 | Tags:metasploit userinsight jobs