Companies turn to ‘war games’ to seek out cyber security talent

A major shipping company is under attack. With help from a corrupt executive, an international hacking syndicate called Scorpius, has penetrated the computer networks of Fast Freight Ltd. The hackers have taken control of servers and compromised the systems that control Fast Freight’s vessels and its portside machinery. Read how companies are using war games to seek […]

A guide to overcoming the skills crisis in the cyber security industry

Read Nick Ismail’s article about how businesses can overcome skill shortage in cyber security on Information Age : With cyber attacks occurring almost every day, businesses are starting to wake up to the reality that the threats they pose should be one of their biggest concerns. While this is an issue, it means that cybersecurity […]

The cybersecurity skills shortage impacts security operations

According to ESG research, 45% of organizations report having a problematic shortage of cybersecurity skills in 2017. Of course, this applies to all areas of cybersecurity but recent ESG research shows that the skills shortage has a direct impact on security analytics and operations. Read about the research by ESG which reveals that 54% of […]

Top 5 cybersecurity mistakes IT leaders make, and how to fix them

Despite increasing risks, cybersecurity professionals continue to find that their teams are understaffed and underskilled, according to a new report from the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), released Wednesday. Read more about the latest report by Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) which reveals that  70% of […]

Employers must adapt as “pervasive and ominous” cybersecurity skills gap gets worse

Read why David Braue says that employers have to adapt to skill shortage by adjusting their expectations and practices on CSO : Poor or no cybersecurity training, a lack of repeatable security processes, failure to align business and cybersecurity goals and a short-term view have all exacerbated a cybersecurity skills crisis that is widening, according to […]

Need for cyber security professionals rises with prevalence of attacks

The likelihood of falling victim to a cyber attack grows by the day as hackers become more prevalent and sophisticated. More than 3 million data records were lost or stolen every day in the first half of 2016, according to CyberArk. Read why cyber security experts say that there will be huge skill shortage of IT […]

Virtual Reality Could Help Close Workforce Gap

By 2020, a projected 1.8 million cybersecurity jobs will be unfulfilled, leaving organizations scrambling to think outside of the box when it comes to attracting talent. Read more about the new survey by ESG and ProtectWise which reveals that a projected 1.8 million cybersecurity jobs will be unfulfilled by 2020 on Infosec Magazine.

A lack of cloud skills could cost companies money

A poll from Europe finds two in three IT decision makers say their organization is losing out on revenue because their firm lacks specific cloud expertise. The report, compiled by cloud hosting provider Rackspace and the London School of Economics, polled 950 IT decision makers and 950 IT pros. Read more about the new report compiled […]

Security & Skills Biggest Concerns for Orgs Investing in New Tech

A new CBI report into emerging technologies has revealed that artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) will become mainstream business components over the next five years. Read about the new report by CBI titled Disrupting the Future which reveals that security and skill shortage are biggest concerns for organisations on Infosec […]

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 […]