skills gap

Networking the Cyber Skills Gap

Closing the skills gap in cybersecurity requires both technology and human involvement That the security industry is cripplingly understaffed is not a new revelation. Since 2015, the number of organizations reporting a ...
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Skills Gap

Think Outside the Box to Close the Skills Gap

The skills gap in cybersecurity is a topic I address a lot, but it is also one of the issues in cybersecurity for which we just can’t figure out the solution. It ...
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Don’t Let Your Analysts Become the Latest Victims of Burnout!

Working as a cybersecurity analyst is incredibly challenging. It’s one of the only roles in IT that requires 24/7/365 availability, as suffering a breach has become a matter of when, not if ...
Threat Hunting Using 16th-Century Math and Sesame Street

A Shift in Mindset: 7 Practical Ideas Every CISO Should Know About Threat Hunting

As CISOs and security leaders build out enterprise threat hunting programs, we put together a list of practical ideas we’ve seen around the concept ...

Healthcare Needs Cybersecurity Pros that Anticipate What Threat Actors Will Do Next [Q&A with Dr. Rebecca Wynn]

By many measures, Rebecca Wynn is an accomplished cybersecurity leader. For example, she holds multiple graduate degrees, including an MBA and a doctorate ...
What the Top 25% of Cybersecurity Pros do Differently in Strategy, Risk and Communication

What the Top 25% of Cybersecurity Pros do Differently in Strategy, Risk and Communication

A benchmarking study found the top cybersecurity pros tend to be better aligned with business strategy, take a risk-based approach and communicate with leaders effectively ...
Skills Gap: 3 CISOs Offer Advice for Finding Talent

Skills Gap: 3 CISOs Offer Advice for Finding Talent

The cybersecurity skills gap is a topic that has garnered a lot of attention over the past years. For example, the talent shortage was brought up repeatedly throughout RSA, not only in ...
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Misaligned Cybersecurity Policies and Products Accentuate the Talent Shortage

As the shortage of security talent widens, the associated policies and products must be reconsidered from the perspective of the overall security posture ...

Breaking Down 6 Cybersecurity Salary Surveys: What’s a Security Pro Worth in 2019?

The national average salary for a cybersecurity position in the U.S. is $96,185. Here’s a look at six studies examining cybersecurity compensation across positions of all levels ...

International Women’s Day: Brexit, Skills-Gap and #BalanceforBetter in the Cybersecurity Industry

This year’s International Women’s Day 2019 theme of #BalanceforBetter is a positive call-to-action to drive gender balance across the world. This year’s campaign states that “the race is on” for a gender-balanced ...
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