Cyber security industry key to solving skills gap

Read why Warwick Ashford says that in the face of a growing cyber security skill shortage, the cyber security industry itself needs to do more to attract people on Computer Weekly : The cyber security industry needs do a better job at marketing itself, demonstrating what roles are available, and making it easier for people to switch […]

CSO Interview: Must-have Skills for New-age Cyber Security Professionals

While the market is getting overwhelmed and proliferated with new age disruptive technologies like IoT, AI and Blockchain, the complexity of cyber-attacks has also increased, says Vimal Mani, CISO, Bank of Sharjah . Read Vimal Mani of Bank of Sharjah lists must-have skills for new cyber security professionals on Gizmodo.

‘Cybersecurity’ term might be scaring off young talent

Read why says that the cyber security term may be causing disconnect between the 18- to 26-year-olds on Healthcare IT News : When the National Cyber Security Alliance asked 18- to 26-year-olds what skills they are looking for in a career, researchers uncovered a list that would, if framed properly, forge cybersecurity professionals. Read his full […]

Calls for UK boards to be better educated on cyber threats

The latest government cyber governance health check and a survey of the UK’s top 350 companies have revealed that more than two-thirds of boards have not received training to deal with a cyber incident, but this is no surprise, according to security commentators. Read about the latest United Kingdom government cyber governance health check which […]

7 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick

Read Paul Heltzel list seven new hot IT jobs on CIO : Unusual job titles aren’t new in the IT world. Before the Twitter ninja and social media rockstar, before the webmaster was hired to conjure up HTML sorcery, there was the software evangelist, an IT job title that merged the worlds of sales and […]

Are Integrator IT Skills Overblown?

Read Ray Bernard’s article about Integrator IT Skills on Security Info Watch : IT convergence, in any industry, is the incorporation of one or more information technologies (computer software, hardware, electronic data, and networking) into electronic products and systems. Read his full article here.

Cyber Security- The Next Lucrative Job To Be in?

Read why Krishna Mukherjee says that cyber security is a lucrative career option on Data Quest : At a time, when automation is triggering job losses worldwide, cyber security could open up a new stream for greenhorns. So, which job has fascinated you? If you still aspire to become a doctor, engineer or executive, then hold on […]

Senate Panels Advance Bills to Improve Cybersecurity Skills

Two Senate committees on Wednesday advanced bipartisan bills designed to incentivize students and encourage small businesses to boost their cyber skills, part of an effort to combat the growing threat from cyberattacks. Read about the news of two Senate committees which have initiated bills to improve cyber security skills on Morning Consult.

How prepared are security professionals to defend cyber threats?

Cyber threats, and the destruction they cause generate headline after headline, so to does aspects of the security industry’s seeming inability to defend these growing attacks. Read about the new report by Anomali which found one quarter (24%) of security professionals believe they are at least one year behind the average threat actor, with half of […]

Cyber security training must reflect real risks, warns the IISP

Companies should invest wisely in cyber security training, carefully considering the quality and real benefits, advises the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP). Read why IISP advises companies to avoid inexperienced or narrowly focused training providers on Computer Weekly.